Gemstones and Their Meanings
Agate: Agate is a naturally forming semi-precious stone usually some form of quartz, which has health and metaphysical benefits to the wearer or user.
The most popularly used agate used in jewelry-making are: Red agate, black agate or black onyx, carnelian or chalcedony, and Botswana agate.
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Botswana Agate: The benefits of Botswana agate is that it brings peace and calm to the one who wears it. It helps to clear the mind when making important decisions. It is said to have anti-depressant properties and is especially helpful to persons who have low self-esteem. It promotes creativity in the area of arts and crafts.
Structure and Availability
It’s a form of chalcedony.
It’s composed of Silicon Dioxide and ranges from 6-7 hardness on the Moh’s scale.
Its origin is in its name, Botswana, Africa.
Pearl: Freshwater pearls are believed to be the icon of modesty and purity, a mark of happiness, success and love. Pearls are thought to be calming. It is said that it encourages or enhances the qualities of integrity, charity, truth and faith of the one who wears it.
Red Agate: Is for protection.
Turquoise: It is believed that wearing turquoise helps to increase wealth. If you wear turquoise before going to do a task it may help you to complete what you had set out to do.
Disclaimer: I do not guarantee the validity of the metaphysical and healing properties mentioned here. This article and other articles on gemstones and their properties were compiled from various sources. This information is offered for informational purposes only and is not meant to treat medical conditions.