Agate – one of the most common stones on Earth. For many centuries, it was agate that was used as jewelry by the nobility and the main fashionistas in many countries. Even in ancient times, people paid attention to the magical properties of agate. For example, in Ancient Egypt, there was a belief that a stone would save you from a thunderstorm, and in Ancient Rome, with the help of agate, they increased the yield. In the legends there is mention of other unusual properties of the mineral: traveling through the desert, people kept agate in their mouths so as not to suffer from thirst. Agate was also used by lovers – the stone supported love and protected it from infidelity and betrayal.