The Dendritic Agate, also commonly known as Tree Agate, is a mineral of the quartz family and is known for its tree-shaped dendrites. In jewelry form, this stone is used to promote self-reflection, health, and connection with nature. To get the best benefit of tree agate, it is usually a good idea to wear it. The cryptocrystalline patterns that are present in the Tree Agate resemble that of sprawling tree branches. These agates are also associated with good fortune as it relates to harvest and commerce. In countries such as India, Tree Agates are considered to be a source of inner peace and are used for meditation and spiritual prayer. When used in meditation, it promote a sense of calm both physically and spiritually. They are also thought to broaden or enhance one’s connection to nature and are often associated with healing and restoration. When placed in a yard or near your home, they can also be used to draw animals and wildlife. Tree Agates can also be useful in reconciling trauma and shock by treating imbalances in the nervous system. They produce water balances in the body to help the flow of capillaries and veins within the circulatory system. Physical effects caused by stress such as back pain or headaches can are also treated by the positive energy produced when holding the stone close to the affected areas. By holding the stone close to your heart, you can relieve the effects of emotional imbalances in the heart and even calm the effects created during sleep that cause sleepwalking. It can be used for individuals who feel lost in their inter-personal or spiritual lives as they can be beneficial in creating clarity and awareness. The stone’s affiliation with luck, fortune, and prosperity makes the stone an excellent good luck charm. Cold or chilled stones can also be helpful in relieving fever or migraines when placed against the forehead or temple. Placing the stone upon the abdomen helps with the digestive system.
This necklace measures 24" in length and wearing the stone (set in sterling silver} as a pendant or amulet is helpful during meditation and therapy. Tree Agates are wonderful and beautiful stones that promote health and balance as well as establish a stronger communication with nature.