Aqeeq stones, also known as agate stones, come in many different types and colors. They are a variety of Chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of Quartz, formed in volcanic and metamorphic rocks often displaying unique banding patterns. Admired for their unique beauty and metaphysical properties, Aqeeq stones have held very high cultural significance for thousands of years.
Aqeeq stones also hold a great importance in Islamic culture, as The Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was known to wear a silver and aqeeq stone ring. This makes it a sunnah of The Prophet (PBUH) and thus a popular choice among Muslims.