This popular stone remarked for its beauty comes in a wide array of colours and its signature bands are layers of agate deposits that develop on top of each other. They are commonly found around the world in places such as Brazil, Egypt, Nepal, Germany, India, Italy, Mexico and the USA.
Its name derives from the place where it was first located in ancient Sicily. The philosopher Theophrastus found an agate stone when walking along the shore of the river Achates. Throughout history it has been used to ward off evil eye, for protection and also for good luck and fortune.
Agate crystals vibrate on a more gentle frequency bringing harmony and well-being spiritually and emotionally. They improve concentration and perception and heal inner anger.
It has the power to balance yin and yang. A soothing and calming stone which works slowly but brings great strength.
They are believed to bring balance to all chakras.