The first historical references to the use of crystals come from ancient the Ancient Sumerians, who included crystals in magic formulas. The Ancient Egyptians used lapis lazuli, turquoise, carnelian, emerald and clear quartz in their jewellery. They also carved grave amulets of the same gems. The Ancient Egyptians used stones primarily for protection and health
Although no longer in use medicinally, gemstones continued to hold meaning. Until recently, jet was popularly worn by those in mourning, and garnet was often worn in times of war. There is a tradition in a local family here in southwest England: every female descendent wears an antique moonstone necklace for her wedding, which has been in the family for generations. It was only recently that one family member realised this was a fertility symbol.
In the 1980s, with the advent of the New Age culture, the use of crystals and gemstones began to re-emerge as a healing method. Much of the practise was drawn from old traditions, with more information gained by experimentation and channelling
The stone of strength Red Agate is known for bringing good luck, boosting self-esteem, and giving courage to handle emotional highs and lows. This beautiful gemstone helps its wearer come out of denial and begin to accept the cosmic order.
It is highly recommended for those who struggle to see life from a new perspective. Wearing Red Agate makes you envision new horizons and find a spark within your heart.
It helps you attract positivity and love yourself. It enhances longevity and shields against harmful spirits.
This fiery healing crystal profoundly connects with your lower energy centers, particularly root and sacral chakras. Wearing Red Agate helps in turning your weaknesses into your strengths. It stabilizes your physical energy centers to heal your emotional state.
It keeps your emotions grounded and promotes safety and vitality. It works with the heart chakra to heal the love illnesses that stop you from trusting others and forming lasting relationships. It serves as a talisman to improve your love life.
Red Agate has a special affinity for Capricornians, Scorpions and Pisceans. It helps them stay grounded, balanced and connected to their feelings and actions.
It equips its wearer to navigate life with ease and composure. It brings passion and positivity to Pisceans and offers Capricornians a sense of security and empowerment to handle their matters without any doubts. You can carry it in your pocket or place it at your home or office to feel its radiating energy all around you.