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The Magic Of Blue Agate

Written by Dragana Ivanovska

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Posted on May 27 2020

Express Your Own Magic

Blue Agate is a well-known crystal for its ability to help you express yourself freely. Many practices use Blue Agate in meditation to access your inner self, explore yourself, know yourself and through that knowledge express yourself freely.

When you know yourself, when you are sure of yourself, it’s easier to express yourself, because you are at ease with yourself. It is the variety of banded Chalcedony, which is a variety of the mineral Quartz.

More about Blue Lace Agate

Keywords for Blue Agate:

Some keywords for Blue Agate include clarity, self-expression, and inner harmony. If you are seeking more clarity in your life, meditating with Blue Agate is sure to bring profound insight because it’s a crystal that connects to the Third Eye Chakra.

If you are struggling to express yourself, or perhaps you struggle with social anxiety, then working with Blue Agate is an amazing way to overcome those issues. If you are struggling with bringing balance to your Throat Chakra, then Blue Agate is one of the best crystals to stimulate and balance it.

Origin of Blue Agate:

Blue Lace Agate is a rare crystal. It was thought that it was completely mined out, however, due to a new, current discovery in South America, Blue Agate is still available. It was originally found in South West Africa.

Are There Different Types of Blue Lace Agate?

No! Blue Lace Agate doesn’t have its own varieties. However, Blue Lace Agate is a variety of Agate.

How To Tell If Your Blue Agate Is Real?

A couple of quick tips to check if your Blue Agate is real are:

  • Blue Lace Agate is light blue, usually banded with layers one on top of the other.

  • The color will not be consistent all around, it should vary.

  • An authentic Blue Agate is usually mostly clear in appearance where bubbles and discolorations are unlikely. Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.

Blue Lace Agate Mohs Hardness:

The Mohs Hardness for Blue Agate is 6.5 - 7.0 making it a durable stone.

How To Cleanse Your Blue Agate:

Blue Agate can be cleansed in a variety of ways:

  • Smudging with Sage, Lavender or Palo Santo is a great way to cleanse your Blue Agate.

  • Using a tuning fork will also do the trick. A tap or two will knock off any yucky energy.

  • Also, since Blue Agate has Mohs Hardness of 7.0, you can cleanse this stone with salt as well. Soak your crystal in a bowl of sea salt for at least a day. You can leave it in the salt for as long as you feel comfortable, some people leave it for as many as 3 days. Trust your intuition on the time you spend soaking.

  • Finally, leaving your Blue Agate under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly. No matter what way you chose to cleanse your Blue Agate, just be sure to set an intention that your crystal is cleansed with all that does not belong to you.

Chakras Blue Lace Agate Connects Best With:

Blue Agate is a crystal that radiates with slow, steady, calming frequencies – perfect for connecting, balancing, and stimulating the Throat and Third Eye Chakras.

The throat chakra connects with how we express ourselves to the world, how we are perceived through our expression, and whether we see our own truth. The Throat Chakra is the expression of all other chakras, and when it’s imbalanced, it can affect the balance of all the other chakras. When your throat chakra is opened and balanced, you will be able to express yourself freely, and open to see the truth, and the world as well as yourself as you are. Furthermore, the flow of energy from your spirit to your body will be even stronger. That’s why working with a crystal such as Blue Agate on restoring balance to your Throat Chakra is an amazing way to balance it and stimulate the energy flow.

The Third Eye connects us with our intuition as well as our connection with the universe as a whole. When your third eye is open and balanced, synchronicity will be in abundance. You will move in flow with the universe and your ability to manifest will be heightened. The sixth chakra guides our ability to think, visualize, and intuit. If the third eye chakra becomes imbalanced, it becomes hard to take in new ideas or trust our intuition and intellect. It also becomes difficult to visualize changes for ourselves or even to visualize what we want to create. Blue Agate is an amazing crystal to help you reconnect with yourself and the Universe.

Birthstone Month for Blue Agate:

Blue Agate is the birthstone for people born in the month of February and March.

Zodiac Sign for Blue Agate:

The sign of Gemini is connected with Blue Agate, so if you were born in late May or early June this is one of the best stones for you to use to get in tune with your sun sign.

Planet Connected with Blue Agate:

If you are wishing to connect with Mercury, Blue Agate is highly connected to this planet. Mercury governs how you communicate, process information, and share your thoughts. This is a great stone for working on self-expression.

Element Blue Agate Connect With:

Blue Agate is connected to the element of Water. Water is believed to be an element of the various kinds of emotions and emotional natures.

Affirmations Associated With Blue Agate:

Some key affirmations to use with Blue Agate are:

  • I freely express myself.

  • I connect easily with others.

  • I am in harmony with myself.

  • I am in touch with my inner self.

  • I am the embodiment of calmness.

  • I have the utmost confidence in myself.

Best Ways To Use Blue Agate

There are soo many ways to use Blue Agate in your crystal healing work. The best ways are a throat chakra meditation, third eye meditation and in a crystal grid:

For Throat Chakra Meditation:

  • Lay down in a comfortable position

  • Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  • Place your Blue Agate on your throat, close to your key bone.

  • Lay with the Blue Agate in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breath.

  • When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.

  • Repeat whenever you need help with self-expression.

For Third Eye Chakra Meditation:

  • Lay down in a comfortable position

  • Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  • Place your Blue Agate on your forehead, right between your eyebrows

  • Sit with the Blue Agate in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breath.

  • When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.

  • Repeat whenever you need clarity

You can use Blue Agate for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your intuition and connection to your higher self or for self-expression. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here.

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