What is Agate?
Agate belongs to the quartz family, which makes it a popular crystal for healing, especially due to its composition of silicon dioxide, a mineral that is also found in the human body. The variety of chalcedony bands also help enhance your feelings of stability, which can be incredibly balancing if you’re caught in a cycle of worry and overthinking. It works by connecting you with the gentle vibrations of the Earth.
Agate is found all over the world including: Africa, Asia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, and the USA. Agate belongs to the quartz family and is a translucent banded chalcedony that is formed from layers of quartz which usually show varied colored bands.
Agates are excellent grounding stones, promoting emotional, physical, and intellectual balance. Agates often have a striped, spotted and varigated appearance and come in a rainbow of colors and types including Dendric Agate, Picture Agate, Flower Agate, Blue Lace Agate, Crazy Lace, and Moss Agate to name a few.
Blue lace agate is from Nambia, Africa. In the 1960’s, a dolomitic vein was discovered in Karasburg, Nambia, Africa. The Blue chalcedony is composed of very small quartz crystals. Blue Lace is a gentle calming stone that gives tranquility and grace. Connection with angelic inspiration.
Benefits of the Agate stone:
Agate has a distinct Grounding Energy. This crystal slowly but surely helps you build up your strengths and diminish your weaknesses with acceptance. With increased concentration and confidence, agate makes it easier to focus on what is good in your life, so that you can heal from mistakes and bring harmony to everything you do.
What chakra is Agate associated with?
Chakra association depends on the color and formation of the Agate.
Blue Lace Agate resonates with the Throat Chakra and the Third Eye
Moss Agate resonates with the Heart Chakra.
Fire Agate can resonate with several chakras, depending on its primary color. Red and brown fire agates resonate with the base or root chakra.
What Astrological sign is Agate good for?
Fire Agate - Virgo
Blue Lace Agate - Gemini
What are the properties of the Agate stone?
Balance - Clarity - Cleansing - Grounding - Growth