Source: United States, India, Morocco, Czech Republic, Brazil, Africa
Sources: United States, Africa, India, Morocco, Czech Republic, Brazil
Mohs Hardness: 7
Astrological Compatibility: Gemini
Formed from microscopic crystals of Quartz laid down in bands, this is a very stable crystal. Agates are grounding stones, bringing out an emotional, physical, and intellectual balance. They aid in centering and stabilizing physical energy.
Agate has the power to harmonize yin and yang, the positive and negative forces that hold the universe in place. A soothing and calming stone, Agate works slowly but brings much strength. Its multiple layers can bring hidden information to light.
Psychologically, Agate gently facilitates acceptance of one’s self. This builds self-confidence. It aids self-analysis, and perception of hidden circumstances, bringing to your attention any dis-ease* that is interfering with your well being.
Agates enhance mental function as they improve concentration, perception, and analytic abilities, leading to practical solutions. Agate’s love truthfulness encourages speaking one’s own truth. Agates with clear crystals can stimulate ones memories.
Emotionally, this crystal overcomes negativity and bitterness of the heart. It heals inner anger, fostering love and the courage to start again. It is useful for any kind of emotional trauma. It creates a sense of safety and security by dissolving internal tension.
Spiritually, Agate raises consciousness and links into collective consciousness and awareness of on