Striped agate is a name that is given laterally to all pieces of agate with white stripes. Agate itself is a large category of
gemstones with many different colors; striped agate beads and pendants are all agate bead with stripes.
Some of the striped
beads are dyed or heat treated and some of our white striped beads are naturally
The striped agate beads
are prized for their contrasting colors and the breaking of colors because of the stripes. All of our faceted agate beads are
professionally cut, leaving only clean angled corners. This is important in reflecting light and creating a shimmering effect.