In ancient times women would drink water in which a green agate had been soaked, to guard against infertility. In addition to caring the genetic properties of agate, natural green agate assist in resolving disputes, enhancing mental and emotional flexibility and improving decision making. A truth amulet in ancient Rome, or bound to the left arm to ensure bountiful crops, agate was sometimes engraved with a snake to guard against snakebite. A grounding stone with a powerful multilevel cleansing effect, bringing about emotional, physical and intellectual balance. Agate stabilizes energy and harmonizes yin and yang. It can bring hidden information to light. Soothing and calming, this stone works slowly but with great strength. Agate facilitates acceptance of yourself and speaking your truth. Overcoming bitterness of the heart, it heals inner anger, fostering courage to start again. Encouraging assimilation of life experiences, agate facilitates stable spiritual growth.
Opal enhances cosmic consciousness and induces metaphysical and mystical visions. When programmed, opal makes you "invisible" and is useful when venturing into dangerous places including shamanic work where stealth is required. Both absorbent and reflective, it picks up thoughts and feelings, amplifies them and returns them. A karmic stone, it teaches that what you put out comes back. This stone brings characteristics to the surface for transformation. A seductive stone, opal has always been associated with love and passion, desire in eroticism, but you need to be centered before using opal to explore or induce feelings or to have other stone standing by to aid in integration. Opal heals the earth's energy field, repairing depletions and re-energizing and stabilizing the grid.
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