Healing, strength, balance
Zodiac Sign: Gemini
Birthstone: May, June, September
Wedding Anniversary: 14th year
Agate Crystal Healing Properties
Agate is a powerful healing stone that may help to tone and strengthen the link between mind and body. It is a grounding stone but can also build up energy. Agate has been known to impart a sense of strength and courage and enhance the ability to discern the truth and accept circumstances. It is also believed to balance and stabilise the body and can enhance the effects of other stones.
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 that has been known to bring strength and stability to the wearer.
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.
I accept life challenges with courage and determination.