Agate, Banded, Peach

Agate is a banded form of finely-grained, microcrystalline Quartz. They occur in a rainbow of colors, and can be translucent or opaque, with unique patterns and banding. Agates have been used since ancient times, dating back to Babylon.  Peach agate is associated with the Sacral chakra and can help heal emotional stress and trauma.

  • Self-acceptance, healing, creativity, transformation, balance sacral chakra.
  • Heals/balances sacral chakra.
  • Releases repressed emotions.
  • Find solutions to problems, rather than dwelling on them.
  • Soothing & gentle, excellent for depression or anxiety.
  • Works behind the scenes on the cause of an issue, rather than the symptom.

Found in Botswana

Hardness: 6.5-7 
Mohs Specific Gravity: 2.57-2.64 
Refractive Index: 1.53-1.55
Tumbled Peach Banded Agate

Michelle Ferris

Michelle Ferris is the owner, curator, and buyer for Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Born & raised in Seattle by first-generation parents, she has worked to create authentic, connective, and inclusive events for the better portion of her professional life. Since 2013, Michelle worked to create community-activated Rock, Gem, Art, & Music shows, at which Crystallography Gems was a cornerstone. At the start of the pandemic, moved her operation online, and opened a shop in Georgetown, expanding into a larger showroom in 2022. In November 2023, she moved her shop to downtown Seattle, rebranding it as Crystal Lounge by Crystallography Gems. Her shop offers crystals, minerals, gems, rocks, jewelry, and metaphysical tools, and focuses on getting her customers the tools they need, and the education needed for them to make informed, confident decisions about their purchases.