Moss agate is a semi-precious gemstone formed from silicon dioxide. It is a form of chalcedony which includes minerals of a green color embedded in the stone, forming filaments and other patterns suggestive of moss. Moss agate gets it colours through the trace amounts of metal present in them as an impurity, such as iron or chrome. The valence of the metals plays a vital role in colours of these stones.
Moss agate can be found in countries across the world, including India, Brazil, Uruguay, Russia, Australia, central European countries, and the United States.
From ancient times, people believed that Moss Agate has divine protection of the nature and the spirits. It has been known as an marvelous healing stone and a talisman to make warriors strong and victorious.
Nowadays, moss agate has been used in the circle of jewelry, rings, necklace, bracelet with moss agate are among the list of jewelry lovers and designers. The popularity of the moss agate jewelry is also on the rise due to its energy healing and metaphysical properties.