Botswana Agate

resilience - eases sadness & fear - brings hope & possibility - comforting - inner strength - grounding - releases resentment & repressed emotions

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History & Origin:

Botswana Agate is a variety of Agate native to Botswana, Southern Africa, or more specifically, the Bobonong district. It is valued above other varieties of Agate because of its intricate & defined bands of earthy hues. These fine layers are formed by lava flowing in waves through lower igneous rock formations.

Metaphysical Properties:

This stone aids in releasing repressed emotions & finding solutions to current issues. If you find yourself dwelling on past failures or hardships, Botswana Agate can help you move forward with resilience & strength. It holds a warm, supportive energy that can help you see the light even in dark times. Both grounding & protective, this crystal can bring hope to those feeling down & can encourage the desire to explore new & unknown possibilities, without fear or apprehension. It is especially beneficial for those with destructive mental patterns & can assist with overcoming fears, addictions, loneliness & panic attacks. Furthermore, finding a Botswana Agate with a circular ‘eye’ pattern is meant to be a sign of good luck & is said to bring fortune into your life.

How to use:

Carry with you to bring protection, support & comfort. Hold one when feeling stuck in old patterns & needing strength to move forward. Place in your home to feel grounded & hopeful.

Pink Botswana Agate

While often discovered in grey, blue or brown, Botswana Agate can also be found in shades of pink, peach or apricot.

Pink Botswana Agate is a gentle & soft stone, that can encourage comfort, support & healing. This beautiful crystal can bring love & strength to those who are lonely, sad or grieving. It can soften aggressive behaviour & can lessen feelings of hopelessness & pessimism. Known as "the Stone of Change," this crystal can release old emotional pain & encourage healing, in order to move forward & grow. This is a great stone for strengthening friendships & relationships, bringing unconditional love, compassion & harmony. Pink Botswana Agate is the perfect crystal for creativity & can awaken adventure, positivity & acceptance.

Hold one when feeling down, angry or anxious in order to bring feelings of acceptance, comfort & security. Carry with you when going through changes or challenges. Keep nearby to inspire love, healing & positivity.