Agates can enhance one’s perceptiveness and stimulate analytical capacity while providing balance between one’s physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual states.
Botswana Agate is highly regarded as a stabilising and strengthening stone, that can release emotional repression and encourage artistic expression. Botswana Agate is called the Sunset Stone because it retains sunlight and comforts people through dark, lonely nights.
Believed to encourage contemplation of one’s life experiences that lead to spiritual growth and inner stability. Often used for grounding and centering in the beginning of meditation rituals, promoting harmony with nature, easing into a transition state.
This beautiful stone comes from Africa., where it is regarded as a fertility stone ~ used in ceremonies to encourage potency and the conception of strong, healthy offspring.
The volcanic activity that produced these lovely stones dates back nearly 187 million years ago, and though the igneous stones of Botswana began as volcanic flow, they did not originate from normal, mountainous volcanoes. Rather the lava flowed in waves from long faults along the lower rock layers and rolled across the landscape, depositing layer upon layer of Silica/Quartz, creating the extra fine banding and patterns which make Botswana Agates highly unique and desirable. Some collectors consider them royalty among Agates.
Pyrite is a very powerful protective stone – can block and shield its wearer from negative energy, for this reason it has long been used as a talisman.
Pyrite is believed to increase the oxygen supply to the blood, strengthening the circulatory system ~ often used amongst athletes to promote peak mind performance, stamina and concentration, overcoming lethargy and fatigue.
Also known as Fool’s Gold and Healer’s Gold because of its golden metallic tones. Its name comes from the Greek word meaning “a stone which strikes fire”. The resemblance of pyrite to gold has made it a traditional symbol for money and good luck. It’s sunny golden color associates it with the sun.
Used on the Third Eye, Pyrite can strengthes mental abilities and awareness of higher forms of knowledge.
Botswana Agate, with its energies of pale red, gray and brown, stimulates the Root (Base) Chakra. Promoting strength and stamina, and rekindled spiritual energy in the form of security and sense of one’s own power.