Flower agate is a beautiful variation of chalcedony with plumes, with colors ranging from almost black to beige and variation of pink and orange. This sphere is on the darker side, with an area of banding, a small vug with the tiniest druzy growth and a natural crack that does not compromise the structure of the piece. It weighs about 13.79 ounces and is about 2.5 in diameter. It will come with the wood stand.Many people consider the single orbs within this material to represent the seeds, and the plumes to represent the fully bloomed flower. Flower agate is often a reminder that life is like tending a garden. We start as seeds and bloom in our own time, with encouragement and the right conditions. Many people may feel that gentle encouragement from this stone, and use it to help cultivate new projects or businesses, or to breath new life into existing projects. In japanese culture, the cherry blossom is a national symbol. When spring arrives, and the sakura is in full bloom, people congregate to celebrate life. This stone, with its sakura like plumes, can also be a reminder to enjoy life to its fullest and to pursue your dreams. This item is made of sakura agate and cherry blossom agate, flower agate sphere, dark flower agate.