Translucent Dendrite Agate cabochon in pear shape.
Also known as Pyrolusite or Felsite Dendritic Agate.
Dendrite Agate has a lot of different appearances. This cabochon has both the milky opaque with black dendrites (a nerve-network appearance) on one end and a wonderful smoky translucency on the other.
Dendrite Agate metaphysical properties:
Dendrite Agate is considered healing for conditions with similar appearances: nervous system, root systems, branch systems. An excellent choice for a gardener, a neuro-surgeon, or a genealogist. Also called Tree Agate or Plentiful Agate. Assists with any kind of growth and stabilization. Great for students who need to follow thought development. Also excellent for writers for character and plot development.
Peter Carl Faberge, the Russian jeweler best known for his exquisite Easter eggs, often used Dendrite Agate with Diamonds in his creations.
Dendrite Agate with a portion or all that has this rich, milky luster is also called Dendrite Opal. This one measure 1-1/5 inches long by 1-1/8 inches wide by 1/5 inch thick.