1970s era Mexican 925 sterling silver bracelet with seven oval dendritic agate stones. Dendritic agate is a translucent, colorless to whitish-gray variety of chalcedony quartz, considered to be one of the rarer and more sought-after varieties of agate stone.
In Russia, dendritic agate was prized as a stone of prosperity, good health and longevity. Some cultures believe dendritic agate encourages healing, restoration and creativity. It is said to improve self-esteem and emotional balance. It is a stone of protection and since biblical times, has been worn and used to protect against storms. It was highly valued as talismans and amulets.
Note: the hook for the clasp is slightly agap. It has a safety chain to prevent it from un-hooking.