Thursday, July 28, 2011

Gemstone of the Week: Moss Agate

("Lovise" by Handmaden Designs)

Moss Agate is an unusual variety of Agate that contain minerals that form into filaments inside the Agate that resemble moss.The colour of these moss-like inclusions varies depending on trace elements of metal, and what metal it is will determine what colour the inclusions are.