Lake Superior Agate
The beaches of Lake Superior host a beautiful stone, Lake Superior Agate. Walk the Lake Superior beaches in the United States and Canada and you may find many of these gemstones. Lake Superior Agate is believed to be a billion years old, making it the oldest form of agate.
Sacred to Ojibwe, Sioux and Chippewa People, Lake Superior Agate stones are powerful healers, especially when kept in water which is infused with their energies then given as an elixir. They are especially potent when used for chest issues, and their repeating layers wrap you in a protective, grounding blanket of healing and energetic growth.
Lake Superior Agate is a positive, supportive stone for those who are going through change in their life. A stone of transformation, Lake Superior Agate will help you to stay stable and secure.
The Agate Family
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. Gently shows you the truth of situations. Helps with emotional balance. Offers courage, balance, endurance to body, mind, spirit. Smooths and stabilizes the aura. 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. Promotes self-acceptance and forgiveness.
There are hundreds of different types of agate. This stone is found around the world.
Folklore & History
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.
Agates are semi-precious gemstones and are a variegated form of chalcedony. There are thousands of types of agate.
Varies according to color and type.
Agate stabilizes and cleanses all the chakras.
Agate at Crystal Life
All of our stones are hand-selected by Crystal Life President, Atala Toy. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.