Before you make a purchase, please understand that agate stones are products of nature and natural fractures are common but not defects. Agate reaching the market come from mountains that are many years of age and any inherent fractures and crack lines are a part of the natural character of the stone.
As a product of nature and no two pieces are exactly alike. As a natural product they are prone to variations in color, flow, grain, tonality, veining, shade and texture. Natural fractures and crack lines existing in your stone are intrinsic, which actually adds to the beauty, history and charm of the material.