Minnesota at it's finest! An agate from the North Shores of Lake Superior carved in the shape of our great state. Picture Jasper is a very nurturing and healing stone as well as a stimulator of creativity and harmony. This gentle stone brings things to the surface to be evaluated and processed in life. The Crystal Quartz is a wonderful amplifying stone for the Picture Jasper and fragrant Sandalwood.
This mala features 8mm beads Crystal Quartz, Picture Jasper, Silver metal, and Sandalwood, as well as a hand carved North Shore Minnesota Agate Pendant.
Protection, Strength, Harmony
Agate's most noticeable properties overall are balancing yin/yang energy, courage, protection, healing, and calming. Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle. Energetically, it is considered to give strength in both battle and physically.
Agate enhances creativity and strengthens the intellect, making it a beneficial stone for both students and artists. It is also known as a good luck stone. As a stone of harmony, one of the things agate does is balance yin/yang energy. Agate increases energy. However, because it is a grounding stone, it does not increase energy at all times, but rather enables bursts of energy as needed. In this way, agate is a conservation stone, and enhances longevity.
Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions. In the same way, it assists with acceptance of all things. It can be very beneficial for self-examination as well as examination of the circumstances one finds oneself in. These qualities make agate superior for easing anxiety and stress.
Moss agate is sometimes called the "gardener's stone" due to its mystical properties of helping ensure a full crop. In addition to a full crop, moss agate is said to bring general abundance, success, and prosperity. It is also said to help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem. Moss agate is also said to be a metaphysically protective stone, as are all agates. It is said to reduce the difficulties associated with overcoming addictive behaviors. Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra, which indicates stone of compatibility and friendship. It is also believed in crystal healing to help improve circulation, enhance healing of all types, overcome digestive or intestinal disorders, is sometimes called the "Birthing Crystal" for its traditional crystal healing property of easing childbirth.
Note: Healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing, not prescription or healthcare information.