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Agate Properties


Stone Name: Agate

Stone Specifics:
Stone of Personal Precision
Stone of Strength

Stone Color: Patterned

Keywords: Focus, Protection, Stability, Luck, Balance, Grounding,

Stone Origin: Agate has one of the longest histories of any healing stone. It is included in almost every known lapidary, which describe stones/minerals and their powers. Archaeological evidence indicates Agate have been used since the very earliest times. Agates have been found in many Stone Age graves. Lapidaries, dating from 3000 BC, referenced seals, rings, beads, and other ornaments that were carved from Agate. The name “Agate” was first used by the Greek writer Theophrastus, suggesting that Agate was found near came from a Sicilian River then called the Achates River, (now known as the Dirillo River). Ancient Romans valued the Agate for its reputed medicinal and talismanic properties. Powdered and mixed with water, the Romans thought it would counteract serpents' venom. There are legends that tell us that Persian magicians used Agate to divert unwanted storms. Ancient sailors thought that agate amulets would provide protection from surging ocean waves. Agate has a history of divinely revealed images within its natural veining, inclusions and markings. It is believed that images as representing Virgin Mary, Jesus, John the Baptist, and angels have manifested themselves in agate, and are displayed in churches and museums around the world.

Stone Properties: Agates bring stability, they insure a sense of being grounded and balanced. Agate harmonizes positive and negative energy, it provides inner-strength and confidence. Agate encourage self analysis and open communication. Agate improves concentration, perception, and analytical abilities, leading to practical solutions. Agate encourages practical solutions and aids in creative endeavors through quiet contemplation and spiritual growth. Agate can stimulate mental abilities including memory, concentration and perception. Individual types of agate vary and each have their own properties and meanings.

Magical Powers:
~ Enhances perceptiveness
~ Stimulates general analytical capacity
~ Provides balance between physical, intellectual and spiritual states
~ Promotes goodwill
~ Alleviates hostilities
~ Improves memory and concentration
~ Increases stamina
~ Assists in discerning the truth
~ Encourages honesty
~ Enhances personal courage
~ Protects against danger
~ Provides a calming influence.
~ Emotional security

Element: Water, Earth

Chakras: Throat (5th)

Zodiac: Gemini

Location: Agates are found all over the world including: Africa, Asia, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, England, India, Italy, Mexico, Nepal, Canada, and the United States.

Mohs Hardness: 6.5-7

Types of Agate: 
Apricot Agate
Blue Lace Agate
Botswana Agate
Crazy Lace Agate
Grey Agate
Moss Agate
Turritella Agate

Agate Properties


Agate Stone Meaning

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