Agate, Grape

Grape agate is a common name for purple aggregates of tiny quartz crystals with a spherical (botryoidal) habit. The name reflects their purple color and how they occur in clusters that resemble bunches of grapes. This material is found in the Mamuju area, near the western coast of Sulawesi, an island of Indonesia. 

  • – Increases intuition & crown chakra downloads
  • – Helps determine which dreams are worth pursuing
  • – Decreases panic attacks, reduces anxiety, & harmonizes brain chemistry
  • – Magnetizes Lightworkers & conscious community during challenging times
  • – Increases self-confidence and emotional stability
  • – Technically not an agate (Highly botryoidal, amethystine microcrystalline-quartz/chalcedony, from Indonesia). 
  • – Common to rare: White, Lavender, Purple, Green, Green/Purple Combination.
Crystal System: Hexagonal
Fracture: Conchoidal
Tenacity: Brittle
Hardness: 7 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.6-2.7
Refractive Index: 1.535-1.539

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.