Agates are the workhorse of the stone world; slow forming, steady and reliable. Agates are like strong medicine.When you need strength, protection, or support, there is surely one agate that does the job right. You can find these in a wide variety of patterns and colors. A family of variegated chalcedony or sard, they show colored bands, spots or markings. Some are striped, some are speckled, some are fossilized and some are solid. For identity purposes, agates are often named for the locales where they are found.
In ancient times, this agate was worn to placate the gods, and to give courage. It will sharpen your sight, help the eyes, illuminate your mind, allow you to be more eloquent and give vitality. It keeps the wearer well-balanced and serious. Lace agate strengthens the Sun in its wearer, and improves the ego and self-esteem. It gives you a feeling of consolation despite the hardships of life. It has been considered symbolical of the third eye, and the symbol of the spiritual love of good. It helps to banish fear. It is a good general healing stone.
It is said that Agate balances emotions, discerns the truth, accepts circumstances, powerful emotional healer.
Botswana Agate enhances and strengthens ones ability to cope with change in a positive way. It is said to provide protection and emotional comfort. Botswana Agate diminishes or lessens stress and depression.
Botswana agate is a gentle, comforting stone. Carrying or wearing it during times of change such as moving or changing jobs can be a great comfort and can help you deal with the situation with far less stress than otherwise.
All bead necklaces are finished with black satin cord in your choice of overall length from 18" to 24". All wire wrapped pendants are available on 24" or 30" black satin or black leather cords-your choice.
in Gold Filled Wire
(approx. 3/4" long)
in Sterling Silver Wire
(approx. 1 1/4" long)
The gemstone beads and pendants we use are all natural. People who love natural stone jewelry accept and relish the fact that natural stone is not a sterile gem quality, but shows the variations and adverse climatic conditions under which it was created. In any natural stone there will be imperfections if viewed from a gemstone mindset. Natural stone is beautiful and unique because of its often rough or scarred appearance. If you have a question about the piece you are interested in, contact me.