Agate Slice and Wood Butterfly
Bring a natural beauty and uniqueness to your home with the bold banded wings of a butterfly created with agate wings and a body of carved wood. Agate is the name given to numerous varieties of banded chalcedony, a mineral of the quartz family. Its name comes from the Achetes River in Sicily, where agates were first found. Agate is usually banded in layers, some varieties have "eye" markings, or specks of color. Called the earth rainbow, the concentric bands of agate form in nearly every color the earth can produce, including a colorless form. A beautiful and meaningful addition to increase the natural ambiance of your home or office.
Butterflies are widely recognized as a deep and powerful representations of life. Throughout the world, many people view the butterfly as representing endurance, change, hope, and life. The butterfly has significant meaning to many around the world.