You can never go wrong with a black bracelet because black is a color that compliments any wardrobe. This handcrafted bracelet is made of black agate beads and pewter accents. It measures approximately 7.5 inches long. The black agate oval on top is unique. It is not exactly round, nor is it flat. It has a ridge in the middle, giving it dimension. It measures approximately 26mm or 1.02 inches long by 15mm or 0.59 inches wide. The pewter hammered hearts on the sides measure approximately 16mm or 0.63 inches long by 14mm or 0.55 inches wide.
Agate is associated with the Zodiac signs of Capricorn, Aquarius, Gemini, and Libra. It is the mystical birthstone for the month of September, and one of the birthstones for the months of May and June. Agate is also given as a gift for the 12th wedding anniversary. Agate is believed to bring protection to its wearer, increase courage and strength, relieve stress, balance emotions, alleviate insomnia, and bring about pleasant dreams. It is said to increase self-confidence, enhance concentration, improve memory, help with communication and public speaking, and fight addictions. It is reputed to foster honesty and trust. Agate is the official gemstone for the State of Louisiana, and it is the official stone for the State of Tennessee. Many states chose an agate to be their official state gemstone or rock, including Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Tennessee, South Dakota, and Washington State.