Tibetan Agate - Lava - Natural Wood Dzi Tibetan Agate Agate was highly valued as a talisman in ancient times and has been used as a traveller's amulet for centuries. It is believed to bring good fortune, health, wealth and long life. Dzi is one of the most mysterious of all the beads known today. These Tibetan agate beads, patterned with mystical eyes are among the most treasured beads in the world. “Dzi” in Tibetan means: "shine, brightness, clearness, and splendor. Lava: Grounding, Protecting, Strengthening, Balancing.