Agate is a rock formation, consisting of Chalcedony and Quartz and comes in a variety of colours. Agates are primarily formed within volcanic and metamorphic rocks. The ornamental use of agate dates back to Ancient Greece, it was used in jewelry and seal stones of Greek warriors.
Agate are said to be especially useful for protecting children from falling and hurting themselves. Emotionally, agate gives us 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 transforms negative energy into positive energy. Agate enhances mental function, improves concentration, enhances perception and analytical abilities. It is a soothing and calming gemstone that heals inner anger, anxiety and helps in the strengthening of relationships. Agate instills security and safety.