Agate Larimar Pendant
Explore the healing and soothing qualities of this combination Agate Larimar Pendant with a small touch of Blue Topaz. This pendant features a natural Agate crystal which is set in a .925 sterling silver setting. This combination of crystals will pair perfectly with one of our leather or silver chain. Click here to explore the collection.
Key words: Healing
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Birthstone: May, June, September
Wedding Anniversary: 14th year
Agate Crystal Healing Properties:
Agate is a powerful healing stone that can help tone and strengthen the link between mind and body. It is a grounding stone but can also build up energy. Agate can impart a sense of strength and courage and enhance the ability to discern the truth and accept circumstances. It balances and stabilises the body and can enhance the effects of other stones.
Agate History and Uses:
Agates come in a variety of forms and are named after the Achates river, now called the Dirillo river, in Sicily where they were first found in the 3rd or 4th century BC. This stone has had a long association with humans, neolithic people made some of their artifacts from Agate. It is a stone which brings strength and stability to the wearer.
Agate Geological Description:
Agate is a form of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the quartz group. It has a trigonal crystal structure and a hardness of 7. It is found in Brazil, South Africa, Botswana, Morocco, Czech Republic and the USA.
Affirmation: I accept life challenges with courage and determination.
Keywords: Calming, cooling, soothing to the emotional body, enhanced communication, feminine power, connection with goddess energies.
Elements: Water, Fire
Zodiac Signs: Leo, Pisces
Larimar Crystal Healing Properties:
Larimar assists us to communicate our emotions and boundaries to others and helps give the strength and emotional stability to speak from the heart. Larimar teaches us to love, nurture and respect ourself and is a powerful emotional cleanser and healer. It can be useful for phobias, panic attacks, stress related imbalances, excessive anger and fear. Larimar is valuable during pregnancy, birth & post-partum and allows both men and women to connect with their feminine, intuitive, receptive aspects.
Larimar History and Uses:
Larimar was first discovered in 1916 in Barahona in the Dominican Republic. It wasn’t mined until 1974 when the source of this remarkable blue stone was found in the Bahoruco Range. It was named by it’s discoverer after his daughter Larissa and mar, meaning sea, where he had first found the stone washed up on the beach. Larimar is a rare and unique pectolite, its blue colour and resemblance to the sea comes from cobalt or copper substituting for calcium. This calming crystal carries a strong energetic connection to dolphins and the sea, reminding us to embrace change and go with the flow.
Larimar Geological Description:
Larimar is a sodium calcium silicate mineral with a hardness of 4.5 to 5. It forms in cavities within basaltic lava and comes only from the island of Hispaniola, in the Caribbean Sea
Affirmation: I am cool, calm and serene, yet fully in touch with my feminine power, and I clearly communicate my wisdom and my desires.
Blue Topaz Meanings
Key words: Enhancement of mind and communication
Chakras: Throat, third eye
Birthstone: August, November, December
Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Virgo
Wedding Anniversary: 4th year – Blue Topaz, 23rd & 50th year – Imperial Topaz
Blue Topaz Crystal Healing Properties:
Blue Topaz reflects the energy of the mind and knowledge. It gently facilitates the communication of visions and knowledge to others. Blue Topaz stimulates our ability to learn and to think through complex concepts and ideas. It helps calm the mind for meditation and is soothing to the emotional body. Blue Topaz supports the general health of the neck and throat .
Blue Topaz History and Uses:
There are a differing ideas about the origin of the name Topaz. Some believe it is named after the island of Topazios, now called Zabargad, in the Red Sea where Chrysolite was mined. The ancient Greeks named the island, which means “to seek”, possibly because it was difficult to find in the mists. Others believe the name Topaz comes from the ancient Indian Sanskrit word tapas meaning fire, referring to the golden colour of Imperial Topaz. Topaz comes in a range of colours including colourless (white) to yellow, orange, red-brown, light to dark-blue, pink to red, violet and light-green. Ancient Egyptians and Romans associated Golden or Imperial Topaz with the sun god because of it’s colour. Ancient Greeks believed it could increase men’s strength and virility. In ancient Indian tradition it was believed to activate the throat chakra, enhancing self expression. Nowadays Topaz can be irradiated and heat treated to enhance the colour of the stone.
Blue Topaz Geological Description:
Topaz is an aluminium silicate fluoride hydroxide crystal with a hardness of 8. Topaz is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Sri Lanka, Russia, Burma, Australia, Japan, Madagascar and Mexico.
Affirmation: I perceive and express my intuitive insights with clarity and precision