AGATE FAMILY - The wearing of agates can help you
strengthen your bond with the physical plane and can foster an appreciation of
nature. There are many types and
colors of agate, each of which can help you focus on a different aspect of your
being, according to its color and properties:
BLACK AGATE - This agate is not pure black; rather, it has brown and brownish-orange bands running through it. It can foster a great sense of protection and engender courage in facing life's crises.
BLUE LACE AGATE - Can make you feel
more peaceful, can help you keep calm during stressful situations.
BOTSWANA AGATE - Can instill a
greater feeling of optimism and hope and increase your awareness of how to help
other people with their needs.
CRAZY LACE AGATE - Can help you
multi-task and set priorities by seeing the overall picture and maintaining a
joyful attitude in the process.
FIRE AGATE - The orangish,
brownish, and reddish highlights of this agate can help you increase your
creativity and apply it in practical ways, aided by an understanding of how you
can combine different types of energy (fire, air, earth, and water) to bring
your desires into material expression. Fire Agate is sometimes
called "the Astrologer's Stone."
FOSSIL AGATE - Can give you an
appreciation of the timelessness and continuity of earth life.
GOLDEN LACE AGATE - The varigated,
swirling golden browns of this stone can help you feel more grounded and
practical and increase your understanding of how different life forms can
co-mingle and work together to achieve practical results.
GREEN AGATE - The vibrant greens of
this agate can help you spring into action to re-create the beauty, serenity,
and harmony of nature.
MOSS AGATE - Can help you reconnect
to Mother Earth and experience the serenity that results from realizing that all
life -- human, animal, vegetable, and mineral -- is rooted in the same Oneness.
AMAZONITE - Wearing this stone can enable better communication, helping you
to speak your truth and to speak it in a loving way, thus enhancing your sense
of honor and integrity.
AMBER - A fossilized plant resin that sometimes even contains insect fossils,
amber combines elements of the mineral, plant, and animal kingdoms as a reminder
of the Divine connection between all life forms. Its honey, gold, and
brown hues can help to increase your physical energy and strengthen your
connection to the physical plane. By wearing amber we can draw upon the
natural wisdom of the ages and become more patient in dealing with short-term
AMETHYST - This stone can help guard you against pettiness and
overindulgences. It can also help you quiet your mind, elevate your
awareness of your true spiritual purpose, imbue that purpose with love, and have
the will to fulfill that purpose. Amethyst is said to have the power of
saving us from becoming too immersed in life's dramas and transforming our
personal desires into Divine intent.
CARNELIAN - Probably the most well-known member of the Agate/Chalcedony
family, this stone can benefit your creativity and help you transmute any
jealous or selfish desires that are blocking you from realizing your full
potential. Sometimes referred to as "the Artist's Stone,"
Carnelian can give you the physical energy necessary for designing and creating
truly unique works of art. Dance performers can also benefit from wearing