Everyone considers Agate to be one of the most beautiful and unique crystals because of its variety of colours. Its name comes from the Achates River in Sicily where people first found this mineral. Agate is the name given to numerous banded Chalcedony varieties. It is a popular crystal for healing, because of its composition of silicon dioxide, which is also in the human body.
Various Agates can relieve different diseases. This crystal brings inner peace to a person who suffers from anxiety and stress. Moreover, it helps prevent insomnia and ensures pleasant dreams. By carrying the agate necklace longer, earth energy creates connections between joints, bones, and muscles and improves coordination.
In ancient cultures, including Islamic civilizations, Babylonians, and Egyptians, people used Agate's stone to protect against negative energy, tragedies and natural disasters. The protective properties of this crystal encourage security and self-confidence. Furthermore, it promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. People wear mascots and amulets of agate stone, believing that it will bring them success, happiness, love and material well-being.
Agate can enhance imagination and boost creativity in artists. It provides physical strength for athletes and people with long, tiresome jobs. Also, it gives mental endurance to teachers, students, and lawyers. Agate raises awareness and links into the collective consciousness of the oneness of life.
Crystal: Agate. Country of origin: India. Chemical composition: SiO2. Hardness based on Mohs scale: 6,5 - 7.