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Style : Tumbled

Meanings



  • Botswana Agate wraps its layers of gentle pinks, brown and grays around the soul.


  • It is comforting and protective, soothing to those who are lonely, easily hurt or grieve a loss. Its quiet energy is particularly centering in meditation, and as a fortification Agate, it supports love and the strength to look for solutions rather than dwelling on difficulties.
  • Agate has a lower intensity and vibrates to a slower frequency than other stones, but is highly regarded as a stabilizing and strengthening influence.
  • It is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, and in harmonizing yin and yang, the positive and negative forces of the universe.



Appearance



  • It is predominantly banded in shades of pink and gray, though some layers may contain a muted brown or apricot.



History



  • Named for the area in Africa where it is mined, Botswana Agate is called the Sunset Stone because it retains sunlight and comforts people through dark, lonely nights.
  • It was traditionally used in African fertility ceremonies to encourage potency and the conception of strong, healthy offspring.


  • Botswana Agate is a useful receptacle for negative energy and toxicity. Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and self-confidence. It is a great crystal to use during pregnancy.

Botswana Agate