Botswana Agate Copper Necklace
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Botswana Agate Copper Necklace features all natural Botswana Agate. The gemstone is wrapped in 99.9% pure American made copper. Bare copper patinaed and polished to show detail then coated to prevent tarnish and enhance shine. Includes a 19.5" vegan leather cord. Pendant will accept other cords as well. Gift box and shipping included.
Necklace cord: 19.5″ adjustable to 18
Pendant Height: Approximately 2″
Pendant Width: Approximately 1″
Handmade, American Made, & Copper made in the USA. Gemstones all natural.
About Botswana Agate
Botswana agate are found mostly in Botswana, Africa with fine banding of white, black, gray, and salmon hues. It is also found in Morocco, Czech Republic, Brazil and the United States.
For thousands of years they have been used for cameo and intaglio carvings. They were used as amulets and talismans since ancient Greece times. Agate was discovered in the grave of the "Griffin Warrior" that was dated around 1500 B.C. Many believe Botswana agate will ward off spiders.
Mineral Information: Microcrystalline quartz, banded chalcedony
Chemical Composition: SiO2
Hardness: 6-1/2 to 7 (Mohs)
Care of Botswana Agate
Botswana Agate is sensitive to heat, do not use steam to clean. Clean using a soft cloth and warm water. Do not use abrasive cleaners. As with most gemstones, ultrasonic cleaners are not recommended. Store in a soft case away from hard objects to prevent scratches.
Metaphysical Properties associated with Botswana Agate
*All metaphysical properties listed below are collected from various sources. The validity of the information is not guaranteed nor expresses the artist's views. This compiled information is offered as a service for those interested in potential metaphysical properties.
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