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Agate

~Inspiration, Grace, Stability, Adroitness, Uniqueness~

Family: Quartz (a form of chalcedony)Mermaid Wholistic's Agate Quick Reference and Correspondence. Mermaid Wholistic's Agate Quick Reference and Correspondence.

Shape: Trigonal

Hardness: 7

Colour Range: All

Chakra: All

Element: Air

  Zodiac: Gemini ♊︎

Guardian: Sprite

 

 

Agate is composed of quartz, and is a variegated class of Chalcedony, usually with coloured bands or marking, but sometimes agate holds no pattern. In addition to the properties of Chalcedony and Quartz, Agate holds historic bonds to humanity because of its beauty and commonality. Widely available, beautiful and easy to access, agates can and do form as geodes and rocks, and no 2 pieces will be identical. This makes each cut of Agate as unique as the people using it.

 

Energetic Properties:

This stones energetic properties are wonderful for bringing balance of the Yin & Yang energies (Light and Dark), as well as stabilizing the aura, while bringing harmony to the Physical, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual layers of the body. This stone holds an adroit energy, and will awaken this energy within you. Even with use of this stone, many may find new talents, or are awakened to personal inherent talents. It is a stone that brings inspiration while viewing/ gazing upon it, and creates a centered feeling of connection. This connection links us to those entities residing in the spiritual worlds, and to our brothers and sisters of this world.

Physical Properties: 

Historically Agate was used as medicine in many parts of the world. It was added/boiled in water to be used for cooking/drinking in order to dispel sickness. This form of agate medicine is still used by some today. This stone was revered in ancient India, and also remains a sacred stone in Indian culture today.

 

 Physically is has been reported to strengthen the sight, and to diminish thirst. Use it to assist the bodies hollow organs (Stomach, bladder, womb, ect...) And it has been stated that wearing agate can help cure insomnia and give pleasant dreams.

 

 

 

Included below are a few more varieties of the agate family, thus adding more unique properties to this beautiful stone.


 

Fire Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Fire Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Fire Agate

~Vitality. Progression. Creativity~

Vibrates to the number 9.

Family: Quartz/Agate; a form of chalcedony  

Shape: Trigonal

Hardness: 6.5-7  

Chakra: Earth/Root 

Colour Range: Brown/Black/Grey

Direction: South  

Element:Fire   

Zodiac: Aries

Guardian: Mars

 

This beautiful agate variety is formed due to inclusions of very thin iridescent limonite. It holds the spiritual flame of absolute perfection. Dispelling fear from deep within our being, it acts as a protective shield, and will even return the fear to the originating source. Threats and harmful intention will be sent back to the source, but instead of causing more harm, it will shine light to the harm sent, ultimately bringing understanding, and healing in the disgruntled individual. Fire Agate encourages us to be the best we can possibly be, and aligns our decisions so we progress and advance towards our personal best.

 

Partner in meditation with this stone in times of introspection, and journeying towards enlightenment. 

 

Physically this stone has been used on the triple-burner meridian of the body, dissolving blockages, improving body circulation, and sending focus towards the central nervous system.  Great for using in treatment of eye disorders. Clearing vision, and enhancing night vision.

Fire agate will light up a fire in your life. 


 

Gobi Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Gobi Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Gobi Agate

~Attune. Center. Connect~

  Vibrates to the number 4

Family: Quartz/Agate; a form of chalcedony

Shape: Trigonal

Hardness: 6.5-7  

Chakra: Earth/Root 

Colour Range: Brown/Black/Grey

Direction: North  

Element:Air   

Zodiac: Scorpio♏︎/Sagittarius♐︎/Cancer♋

Guardian: Earth Mother/Faery

 

Otherwise called Desert Moon Agate, Avalonite, Globular Agate. This form of agate is circular shaped (botryoidal) black/brown in colour and is found in the Sahara desert of East Asia. Similar stones are found in the Gobi Desert but are much smaller and more see-through.

 

Energetic Properties:

Gobi agate removes distractions, and can help one see the complete picture of a situation. It is wonderful on altars and can be used as a conduit, increasing our connection to other beings, especially the faery realm. This agate helps us to attune to the center of our Earth, and subsequently the center of our being, the heart space.

 

Using this stone in meditation can provoke clairaudient experiences. It increases connection with ones spirit guides. It encourages self healing and attunes our healing towards the energy of perfection.  Stimulates ethereal meridians, higher chakras (not only our main 7)  and happily instills positivity within the hearts of humanity.

 

Physical Properties:

Moon Agate is helpful for those suffering from Earthly Pains, and will help dissipate physical pain on all levels.


 

Moss Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Moss Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Moss Agate

~Nature, Growth, Harmony~

Vibrates to the number 1

Family: Quartz/Agate; a form of chalcedony  

Shape: Trigonal

Hardness: 6.5-7  

Chakra: Earth/Heart 

Colour Range: Earth Tones

Direction: East  

Element: Earth   

Zodiac: Virgo♍︎

Guardian: Earth Mother

 

Moss agate was named so because of the green inclusions within the transparent agate that looks like foliage or moss.

 

Energetic Properties:

Wonderfully moss agate can be a touchstone towards the plant and mineral kingdoms. It's a great stone for Earth Warriors, Earth Magick, Permaculture, Gardening, Farming, Herbalism and Plant Growth in general.

 

This stone increases and strengthens positive personality traits, and opens ones eyes towards beauty of the natural world.

 

Physical Properties:

You can use moss agate to strengthen weather magick/workings, and as a tool assist in cloud bursting.

 

Great when dealing with fungus, like candida/yeast in the body. Use it topically (in baths or elixirs) for skin disorders. 


 

Snakeskin Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Snakeskin Agate Properties, Correspondence and Quick Reference. Snakeskin Agate

~Renewal. Strength. Reclamation~

 Vibrates to the number 2

Family: Quartz/Agate; a form of chalcedony  

Shape: Trigonal

Hardness: 6.5-7  

Chakra: Root 

Colour Range:

Direction: South  

Element:Fire   

Zodiac: Scorpio ♏︎

 

This fantastic rock looks just like snake skin.

 

Energetic Properties:

Use it for strength during all the busy times in life, and to ease any worries of the mind. Great for the worrying type. It makes one cheerful on the inside which soon will radiate outwards to all.

 

This stone holds the energy of reclamation and has a reputation to help in finding lost things. It can also make you become 'lost in a crowd' if you focus with it.

This stone is associated with snakes and the Kundalini, and will initiate a rising of this energy.

 

Physical Properties:

Helps hearing problems and stomach upset, and a face wash with it is said to diminish wrinkles and soothe the skin.  


 

Turritella Agate

~Survival, Luck, Equalize~

Vibrates to the number 8

Family: Quartz/Agate; a form of chalcedony  

Shape: Trigonal

Hardness: 6.5-7  

Chakra: Root 

Colour Range: Brown with White Shells

Direction: West  

Element:Water/Earth   

Zodiac: Cancer♋/Aquarius♒

 

Easy to identify and recognizable as a brown stone with small shells, snails and sea creatures patterned within the stone. Found in the green river formation of Wyoming.

 

Energetic Properties:

A great gift for those with a pompous personality, power trippers, or those with superiority complexes, as it dispels and equalizes this energy. Brings confidence and luck, and is helpful for survival.

 

Turritella calms the mind and makes one feel safe, by letting us be rid of the ideas of attack/danger. Like moss agate, it provides an open channel to communicate with the plant and mineral kingdom. Gathering information that is beneficial for the healing our Earth.

 

Physical Properties:

Used physically for fertility, fatigue, soothing the stomach, proper peristalsis, and proper absorption of many vitamins and minerals.