Decorate your jewelry designs with the gemstone style of these Dakota Stones beads. Botswana Agate displays highly defined parallel banding, usually in white on hues of brown, gray, pink, tan, apricot and purplish red. Botswana Agate was formed nearly 187 million years ago by lava flowing in waves from long faults in the earth. This lava rolled across the landscape, depositing layer upon layer of Quartz silicate to create the banding and patterns now prized in Botswana Agate.
Because gemstones are natural materials, appearances may vary from piece to piece.