Agate, Banded

A piece of tumbled Banded Agate



~ Banded Agate ~


Tumble Stone - Healing Crystal


Polished Gemstone


Mineralogy: Banded Quartz (Silicon dioxide)

Attributes:  Formed from microscopic crystals of quartz laid down in bands, this is a very stable crystal. Agates are grounding stones, bringing about an emotional, physical, and intellectual balance. They aid in centering and stabilizing physical energy.

Agate has the power to harmonize yin and yang, the positive and negative forces that hold the universe in place. A soothing and calming stone, Agate works slowly but brings great strength. Its multiple layers can bring hidden information to light. Psychologically. Agate gently facilitates acceptance of one's self. This builds self-confidence. It aids self-analysis and perception of hidden circumstances, bringing to your attention any dis-ease* that is interfering with your well-being.

Agates enhance mental function as they improve concentration, perception, and analytical abilities, leading to practical solutions. Agate's love of truthfulness encourages speaking one's own truth. Agates with clear crystals can stimulate memories. Emotionally, this crystal overcomes negativity and bitterness of the heart. It heals inner anger, fostering love and the courage to start again. It is useful for any kind of emotional trauma.

It creates a sense of safety and security by dissolving internal tension. Spiritually, Agate rises consciousness and links into collective consciousness and assimilation of life experiences, leading to spiritual growth and inner stability.

Healing: Stabilizes the aura, eliminating and transforming negative energies. Placed at the heart it will heal emotional dis-ease that prevents the acceptance of love. Placed on the abdomen or taken as an elixir, Agate stimulates the digestive process and relieves gastritis. It heals the eyes, stomach, and uterus; it cleanses the lymphatic system and pancreas; it strengthens blood vessels and heals skin disorders.¹

1. Hall, Judy. 2003: The Crystal Bible (Goldsfield Press Ltd, Alresford)

Vibrates to the number: 7

Astrological Sign of: Gemini