Agate Anniversary Gemstone
The agate anniversary gemstone represents the 14th wedding anniversary. Also representing this anniversary are
the opal and bloodstone. Giving you a wider range of gifts to choose from if you
combine all three stones.
We hope the following suggestions will help...
Tea light Holder
Some of the larger pieces of agate are transformed into tea light holders. If the tea light candle is not
included you will be able to purchase them at a very reasonable price. The candles may be perfumed, so pick ones
that will suit the couple you are buying the gift for. If you are not sure about getting scented then you would be
better off getting none perfumed candles.
Agate Globe Clock
Why not treat the couple to a clock made in the form of a globe and decorated with black agate. The globe also
incorporates a clock so you are able to see the time every time you take a look.
Agate Anniversary Gemstone Jewelry
Agate is often made into rings for men and the smaller pieces may be made into more delicate pieces for women.
You are able to buy beautiful pieces of agate which has been carved to form cameo brooches and pendents. Bracelets
are also available often with other stones intermingled. Create your own jewelry by purchasing strings of agate
beads and combine these with the gemstones opal and bloodstone, which also represent the 14th wedding
Many books to choose from with the word agate in the title. One such book is 'On Agate Hill' a novel by Lee
Smith. Another is 'The Nine-Eyed Agate'. A book of poems and stories by Jangbu, translated into English by Heather
Some times the pieces of agate are large enough to be cut into bookends and other ornaments with a functional
purpose. The agate is cut in two and polished to give two perfectly matching bookends.
Agate mostly occurs as nodules in volcanic rocks. The nodules then become filled partially or wholly by
siliceous matter, which is then deposited in regular layers on the walls. When cut transversely the agate shows a
succession of parallel lines. This gives agate its banded appearance. These stones are known as striped or banded
Today agate may be made into jewelry or used as decorative ends for paper knives. Industry uses varieties of
agate to make functional items such as inkstands and seals.
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