Agate is one of the most colourful stones on earth! And that means very much fun in jewellery. It belongs to quartz family, similar with gemstones like aventurine, rock-crystal, amethyst, rose quartz, smoky quartz and citrine.
Keywords: emotional, physical, intellectual balance; harmonises yin and yang, soothing, calming. Making peace with yourself. Energises love and gives courage to start again, safety, security, healing of relationships.
Agate’s energy vibes free the mind and body from obstructions or blockages that have accumulated, and favour kindness, tenderness, peacefulness, and inner confidence. Emotionally, this stone helps to get over negativity and heartache. It cures inner anger, energises love and gives courage to start again. As agate is a stone with protective capabilities – meaning it keeps negative energy away from the person – it is best to keep this stone to protect your home from evil. In addition, it has a relaxing and tension-relieving effect, which applies, among other things, in relationships as well. Agate is a very down-to-earth stone, which supports a person in complicated situations. It also increases self-awareness, and connection to collective awareness. It is a relationship stone as well.
AGATE activates bodily functions, gives courage, and strengthens the heart. It balances emotions and gives physical confidence. Agate helps in case of eye diseases and weak eyes and has a restorative effect on all genitals. It is good for headaches and backaches, cramps, epilepsy, kidney and intestinal diseases, the prostate, skin irritation, and swelling. It strengthens the lungs, stomach, liver and brain (especially the speech centre) and stimulates digestion. As agate protects emerging life, it is especially suitable as a stone for the pregnant.
Did you know?
- Agate is found in red (fire-agate), blue (blue lace-agate), green (moss agate), grey, pink. Did you know. that there are more than 200 types of agate in the world.
- Agate was in use 20 000 BC. Due to its magical powers, it was used for making jewellery, and it was believed that it helps to be bold and wise.
Care and maintenance
Lukewarm soapy water is the best for cleaning this stone, but it doesn’t tolerate long periods in bright sunlight. Place on ground from time to time. Household chemicals and perfumes are not a friend of any crystal.
Pisces, Taurus, Gemini, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn