Banded Agate helps you to find and organize the details of your life and to place them in proper priority. It is a soothing, grounding, “I’m in control, it’s ok” stone. Just like the universe, this type of agate contains layers of conciousness. It can help you find and organize the details of your life and place them in proper priority.
This is an excellent stone to help you release “ties” regarding your third eye chakra. It helps you to quickly cut cords to a guru, partner, boss, or parent who likes to pull you back into past negative connects to continue to manipulate you.
Grid banded agate around the home to prevent out-of-body visitations from another soul.
Agate Family Traits
Agates are grounding stones. They assist in bringing about emotional, physical and mental balance. They harmonize Yin/Yang and positive/negative energies, soothe and bring clarity and concentration to all situations. Agates heal emotional trauma providing that sense of safety and security by dissolving tension.
Agate improves your energy and confidence. It gently shows you the truth of situations. This stone helps with emotional balance, offering courage, balance, endurance to body, mind, spirit. It smooths and stabilizes the aura and helps precision of inner sight. Agate helps you to get in touch with your inner self. It transmutes dark emotions, such as jealousy, bitterness, and resentment, and promotes self-acceptance and forgiveness.
In ancient Mesopotamia, stones of agate were engraved with seals. These were symbols of power and authority.
Ancient Romans used agate to create mortar and pestles to grind their medicines.
Legends state that eagles carry pieces of agate to their nest to protect their young.
Agate is associated with Archangel Michael.
Banded Agate has been referred to as the “earth rainbow” for its pattern.
Black banded agate is also called Sardonyx as it is believed to be the same elusive stone that was part of the ancient Breastplate of the Priests.
Banded Agate is known to be found in the United States, Botswana, Brazil, South Africa, and the Czech Republic. They come in a variety of colors.
While chakra support varies according to color and type, these stones can generally stabilize and cleanse all the chakras. Banded Agate is primarily associated with the root chakra.
You can place this stone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth over night.
This stone is associated with Libra and Capricorn.
This stone is believed to support the eyes, stomach, lymphatic system, and pancreas. It can also strengthen and heal the blood and skin.
Disclaimer: Crystal meanings and spiritual healing lore are not a prescription, diagnosis or healthcare information. They are presented as spiritual supports to healing and other life issues. See a doctor or licensed medical practitioner for all health issues.
Banded Agate at Crystal Life
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