Agate is a common rock formation, consisting of chalcedony and quartz as its primary components,[1] consisting of a wide variety of colors. Agate is one of the most common materials used in the art of hardstone carving and has been recovered at a number of ancient sites, indicating its widespread use in the ancient world. Agate is known to bring strength while balancing energy and emotions. it is also a stone of abundance and hope and assists one in bringing peace.