Blue Banded Agate
Fabulously blue Banded Agate polished crystals!
Banded Agate is a healer for the mind, body & spirit. Protecting its owner from negative energies. The blue variety of Banded Agate is connected to the Throat Chakra, promoting problem solving & courage.
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Here's some more info on Agate:
Key words: Healing, confidence, security
Chakras: All but the colour will be assigned to a particular Chakra
Zodiac Signs: Gemini
Agate Crystal Healing Properties:
Comes in a wide variety of colours, Agate is a powerful healing stone that can help tone and strengthen the link between mind and body., which in turn can increase our sense of security and self confidence. It is a grounding stone but can also build up energy. Agate can impart a sense of strength and courage and enhance the ability to discern the truth and accept circumstances. It balances and stabilises the body, due to it’s many different layers, it can bring out new information and characteristics to the surface.
Agate History and Uses:
Agates come in a variety of forms and are named after the Achates river, now called the Dirillo river, in Sicily where they were first found in the 3rd or 4th century BC. This stone has had a long association with humans, neolithic people made some of their artifacts from Agate. It is a stone which brings strength and stability to the wearer.
Agate Geological Description:
Agate is a form of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the quartz group. It has a trigonal crystal structure and a hardness of 7. It is found in Brazil, South Africa, Botswana, Morocco, Czech Republic and the USA.
Being a natural product, each Blue Banded Agate crystal will vary very slightly from one crystal to the next in size, shape, colour and pattern. Making each one uniquely beautiful in its own right!