Blue lace agate meaning and benefits properties
Blue lace agate meaning
The crystal is a variety that exhibits a lace-like pattern with forms such as eyes, swirls, bands or zigzags, if these predominate, it is called lattice agate. Crazy lace agate, found in Mexico, is often brightly colored and complexly patterned. This agate is found in Africa and is especially hard.
Polyhedroid agate is agate which has grown in a flat-sided shape similar to a polyhedron. When sliced, it often shows a characteristic layering of concentric polygons. Polyhedroid agate is thought to be found only in Paraíba State, Brazil. It has been suggested that growth is not crystallographically controlled but is due to the filling-in of spaces between pre-existing crystals which have since dissolved.
Blue lace agate properties
Include Holley blue agate, also spelled Holly blue agate, a rare dark blue ribbon agate only found near Holley, Oregon, Lake Superior agate, carnelian agate, has reddish hues, Botswana agate, plume agate, condor agate, tube agate, with visible flow channels or pinhole-sized tubes, fortification agate.
With contrasting concentric banding reminiscent of defensive ditches and walls around ancient forts, Binghamite, a variety found only in Montana, fire agate, showing internal flash or fire, the result of a layer of clear agate over a layer of hydrothermally deposited hematite, and Patuxent River stone, a red and yellow form of agate only found in Maryland, where it is the state gem.
Agate is a cryptocrystalline variety of silica, chiefly chalcedony, characterized by its fineness of grain and brightness of color. Although agates may be found in various kinds of rock, they are classically associated with volcanic rocks and can be common in certain metamorphic rocks.
Agate is one of the most common materials used in the art of hardstone carving, and has been recovered at a number of ancient sites, indicating its widespread use in the ancient world, for example, archaeological recovery at the Knossos site on Crete illustrates its role in Bronze Age Minoan culture.
Blue lace agate benefits
The following section is pseudo scientific and based on cultural beliefs.
The stone is associated with stress relief. It is a crystal for soothing an overactive mind and calming nerves. Similar to the effects of gazing at a pale blue sky that stretches out to the horizon, The stone is the best tool for relaxing and maintaining a calm demeanor. Call on this gemstone for a much-needed daily does of positive vibes, the best antidote to the stress of our busy lives.
Blue lace agate
What is blue lace agate good for?
This stone is a great nurturing and supportive stone, neutralizing anger, infection, inflammation and fever. It helps to strengthen and accelerate the repair of bones, thyroid deficiencies, throat and lymph infections.
What chakra is blue lace agate associated with?
This gemstone is primarily considered a throat chakra crystal, it works to open the chakras from our heart up through the crown to receive unconditional love, from the Divine, others, and for ourselves, and replaces feelings of fear, anger, anxiety, and bitterness with feelings of happiness, and optimism.
Is blue agate the same as blue lace agate?
They are interchangeable names of the same type of banded chalcedony belonging to the microcrystalline quartz family
Is blue lace agate rare?
It is a rare type of agate and, of course, an extremely profound variety of crystals. High-quality gemstones come only from Namibia and South Africa, with a small additional deposit located in Romania.
Can you sleep with blue lace agate?
Stone healing practitioners believe that this stone promotes encouragement and the flow of positive energy. By adding it to the sleeping stones collection, one might benefit a calm mind.
Where do you put blue lace agate?
Put it in the east side of your home for good health, and in the southeast side for wealth and abundance. Place it in the southwest area for luck in love and marriage.
How can you tell if blue lace agate is real?
Feel for a waxy or glassy texture on the inside of the stone. If you can break open your sample with a hammer and chisel, or if it is already broken, rub your finger along the inside of the stone where the bands of color are. Agate should feel waxy or like glass.
How do you clean blue lace agate?
The best way to clean gemstones is by using soapy water and a soft cloth. Be sure to rinse well to remove soapy residue.
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