agates are varieties of banded chalcedony, which belong to the quartz group.
agate is a balance stone to use in most rituals, it will focus your concentration during a ritual.
since there are so many variations of agate they are desribed separately. see also chalcedony properties.
multicoloured,crazy-lace, blue-lace,white, tree, moss, black-banded
usa, africa, brazil,india, morocco, czech republic
see also entries for different varieties
energize on an amethyst or crystal quartz cluster or in sunlight
generally, cleanse with running water method
feng shui use:
negative direction misfortune (protection/combat illness)
center (balance/connection to the natural world)
to lower fever, place stone over site of greatest heat, place on brow or take as crystal remedy
carry to ease an upset stomach
protection during pregnancy
supports work with emotional issue in dysfunctional families
stimulates analytical capabilities and precision in our lives
provides inspiration from and connect us with entities from the spiritual realm
stabilizes the aura
balances yin yang energy
agate is a powerful protection stone, especially for children
locations and rituals:
soak an agate in lily of the valley oil for 3 hours, pat it dry and give it to someone you suspect of not telling the truth. the person will feel compelled to speak the truth