Birthstone: January, May, June, August, September and October.

Star-Zodiac signs: Aries March 21-April 19), Gemini (May 21-June 21), Cancer (June 22-July 22)

Blue lace agate: Libra (Sept 23-Oct 22), Pisces (Feb 19-March 20)

Element: Earth

Chakras: All, naturally coloured agates can be matched to specific chakras.

Keywords: Protection, strength, harmony.

Healing Qualities:

The energy of Agate encourages inner vitality helping to access extra energy and endurance. Traditionally regarded as protective of children, agate is also said to bring good luck. Helps manifest personal courage bringing calmness and protection. Agate encourages emotional strength, nurturing personal self confidence. Its healing energy is useful in overcoming feelings of envy and is supportive in circumstances where the fear of failing to match up to others expectations is in danger of becoming dominant.

Mentally, agate is said to enhance creativity, clear thinking and personal insight. Reducing anxiety and stress. It can also aid the development of objectivity in examining ones external circumstances. Spiritually and emotionally is a stone of harmony, balancing masculine (yang) and feminine (yin) energy. A stone of balance, it is often used in healing to stabilise and cleanse Aura’s and living spaces.

Agate supports physical endurance, and aids teeth, gums and stomach problems.

Physical Characteristics

Crystal structure: Hexagonal-R; 32 (Trigonal-trapezohedral);
Class: tectosilicate;
Chemical composition: SiO2;

Agate is a form of Chalcedony. A cryptocrystalline quartz it is more translucent than other types of crypto-crystalline quart’s such as jasper. Its colour varies according to type.

Area of Origin: Found across the world, the most commonly available agates originate from South America.

*Whilst crystals can be helpful in the healing of mental and physical conditions, they should not be seen as or used as a replacement for professional medical advice.