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Agate Meaning + Metaphysical Abilities: 

  • Relieves Stress
  • Helps to anchor and ground
  • Has protective qualities
  • Produces a gentle vibration
  • Provides support and stability
  • Helps to ground and anchor its keeper

Agate Healing Information:

  • Provides a sense of deep peace for its keeper
  • Aids in bringing harmony to the mind, body and spirit
  • Helps to stabilize physical energy
  • Encourages self-confidence and acceptance of one’s self
  • Transforms negative energy into positive energy

Agate in Health:

Agate is known to stimulate the digestive process and help relieve both constipation and gastro. It can be helpful to relieve negative symptoms of the eyes, stomach and even the uterus. 

Agate in Relationships:   Agate Has the ability to bring hidden information into the light, it will also help to overcome negativity and bitterness of the heart. Agate can help to heal deep seated anger and can give partners the trust to start again. 

Agate Facts

  • Agate is a banded form of Quartz
  • Chalcedony is a type of Quartz and Agate, which has not been banded
  • Dendritic Agate and Moss agate are not true forms of Agate as they do not contain banding patterns
  • Agate gets its name from the crystal often containing multiple colours
  • Onyx, Sardonyx, Chalcedony and Carnelian are also forms of Agate
  • Agate is an easy to find crystal with large deposits being found all over the world making it a more affordable crystal
  • A fine, sharp and banded pattern with a strong colour will increase the cost and value of the Agate
  • Dendritic Agate is a type of translucent Chalcedony with tree or fern like inclusions
  • Fire Agate is often also a form of Chalcedony
  • Moss Agate is a form of Chalcedony which contains dense inclusions of green Hornblende that causes the pattern to resemble moss
  • Onyx is a type of Chalcedony also

Agate History

The history of the Agate crystal is closely tied to Germany. The town of Idar-Oberstein has an important connection to this type of crystal. Reason being is that both Agate and Jasper were found in this town and mined, cut and polished by a local craftsman. There was a huge Agate deposit found in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil in the 1800's. The Agate was then shipped back to Idar-Oberstein for cutting and polishing as the locals from this town knew how to handle this crystal. 

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