Agate, Snakeskin

Snakeskin agate is a rare variegated form of Chalcedony found in parts of the United States, India, Morocco, Czech Republic, Brazil, and Africa.  It is semi-translucent and has unusual inclusions that give its surface a snake-like or scaled appearance.

  • – Strength during excessive activity.
  • – Cheerfulness, self-love & appreciate simple joys in life.
  • – Creates invisibility in crowds.
  • – Self-esteem and self-awareness.
  • – Helpful in finding lost items.
  • – Can initiate rise in Kundalini.
Hardness: 6.5-7 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 2.57-2.64
Refractive Index: 1.53-1.55

Tumbled Snakeskin Agate from China

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.