Properties: Composed of microscopic crystals of Quartz laid down in colorful bands or ribbons. The appearance of the stone is waxy and soft. Almost always translucent and occasionally transparent. Agates are grounding stones. Agates are one of the oldest good luck stones. They help obtain a better physical/emotional balance. They work to raise consciousness.
Builds self-confidence. Agate enables the person wearing it to choose their friends carefully. Used to avert from lighting and stormy weather (physically and metaphysically), agate brings prosperity. It is a protector of children. This stone helps us to have patience, and allows for inner peace.Agate balances emotions and brings insight to any situation
Feng Shui: Agate is used primarily anywhere to help bring change. Used in the Center for balance, health and grounding and in the West for children, in the Southwest (as a pair) for fertility and in the East for community and family.