Agate Stone for Strength In Mind, Body and Spirit
Agate stones come is a wide array of colors, sizes, shapes and designs. The colors range from muted very pastel blues and pinks, to bright almost neon colors to deep dark solid colors. If you can think of an individual color, chances are, you can find an agate in that shade. The variations in colors within each stone can also range widely. Often wonderful patterns are created which give gemstone cutters many delightful choices for making agate stones come alive.
The minerals available at the location the agate stone forms determines part of what the stone looks like. How the minerals came together is the other part of the equation. If the liquefied minerals drip into a pool, the stone is usually formed with various shades of concentric rings that overlap and creates designs such as those seen in the various colors of lace agate. If the liquefied minerals flow into a pool, the stone is usually banded, more like the Botswana agate which gives gemstone artist a wide array of designs to carve.
Each type of agate stone has its own healing, metaphysical and magical uses; however there are a wide range of uses that are common to all types of agate.
Any time you find yourself having some stomach problems is a good time to lie down and take break. While you are trying to feel better, place an agate stone on the upper part of your stomach and allow it to remain there while you rest.
If you need extra physical strength to make it through and illness or to complete a task, try putting an agate stone in your shirt pocket are wearing one so it hangs near your heart. They were used in ancient armor on the breastplates of warriors to help make them stronger for battle.
All agate stones are uplifting to our minds, bodies and spirit. When it seems like all the worlds problems are weighing down on you, wear agates or carry them in your pocket so you will have the inner strength to make your way through any trials or troubles life might throw at you.
Agates are great stones to help make sure relationships of all types run smoothly. A small fountain filled with agate stones are great to place in your home, business or office. Turn it on any time there is stress between people within these spaces. You can also turn it on prior to having a serious discussion with family or team members to keep down stress and prevent arguments.