Sometimes mentioned as the “Stone of Change”, Botswana Agate is an incredible stone mainly used as a protection against evil things. Botswana Agate wraps the gentle and exquisite layers of brown, grey, pink, etc. into its soft and warm texture. This protective and comforting stone soothes those who are lonely, hurt, and broken. Botswana Agate, being a fortifying agent, supports love, and inculcates strength.
Botswana Agate exhibits an eye-like structure, which is considered both lucky and protective. Agate is one of the most common stones used in the art of hardstone carving, and it has been recovered from a number of ancient sites while excavating.
In industries, Agates are used majorly for manufacturing ornaments such as brooches, pins, jewellery, marbles, and various other artistic stuff.
Botswana Agate is largely found in Botswana, Africa. Other than this, there are different types of Agates, which are found in Mexico, Italy, India, Germany, USA, Brazil, and China.
Botswana Agate helps in treating the fundamental causes of various ailments. It aids a person suffering from depression, stress, and melancholy. Botswana Agate helps in getting rid of sexual dysfunction in both the sexes. It is believed that this stone is highly effective in skin cures, releasing the body toxins, stimulating immunity and nervous system, aiding assimilation of oxygen in the brain, and keeping up the health of the circulatory system.
Agate is beneficial when it comes to enhancing the mental abilities of a person b improving concentration, analytical abilities, perception, and insight Botswana Agate is said to a healing stone for hollow organs of the body such as uterus, stomach, etc., and curing itching due to insect bites.
The healing properties of Agate do not stop here. It is also beneficial in providing remedial cures to blood vessels and heart. It is believed that wearing Botswana agate in the neck, so that it is in a constant contact with your chest, strengthens the cardiac muscles thereby preventing acceptance of love, and healing emotional resentment. Moreover, Botswana Agate moderates the symptoms of epilepsy and act as a guard against people who have the habit of sleepwalking.
Botswana Agate is a comforting and soothing stone, useful in disabling the causes and symptoms of depression, and giving support to the grief-stricken person.It alleviates the thoughts and ideas that cause obsession and destructs the mental pattern. It assists and provide mental support to people who are unable to overcome their phobias and fears such as agoraphobia and panic attacks.
Botswana agate is also recommended by experts to make a person dream big, and looking towards the practical solutions rather than blaming destiny and the situation. A gemstone of opportunity and optimism, Botswana Agate inspires creative manifestation, while still upholding rationality and thoughtfulness to even minute elements that fetches ventures and projects into actuality. Botswana Agate also makes a person steer clear of emotional suppression and lends the knowledge that sexuality is a function that is gifted by nature, and sensuality is the appreciation of the body that provides fullness to one’s life.
Botswana Agate calms down the aura of the wearer by eradicating and altering negative energies. The cleansing effect of Botswana Agate is powerful in every aspect. With its energies of grey, red and brown, Agate stimulates the base chakra, or the root chakra, which is located at the bottom of the spinal cord controlling the energy for kinaesthetic feeling and movement.
The base chakra is the foundation of spiritual and physical energy in the body. It is very important to heal and balance the chakra because when it is out of balance in physical terms, it leads to inactivity, lethargy, low enthusiasm, and a constant need for motivation.
On the other hand, when the spiritual energies of the body are out of balance, the person feels erratic, detached from reality, aloof and unfriendly. Because of these reasons, it is significant to keep the base chakra in balance so that the physical body build up its strength and endurance, and the spiritual energy is renewed in the form of safety, self-confidence, and self-esteem. Wearing Botswana Agate leads to individuality and impulsive management.
Botswana Agate nurtures cognizance, awareness and links the wearer with the collective consciousness of his/her life. It emboldens meditation, which can help the wearer to lead to spiritual evolution and inner strength.
Botswana Agate, with its soft pink color, projects the rays of willpower, grit, promise, and care. The soothing pink color of Botswana Agate calms the feeling of resentment and anger and enhances sensuality and love. The silver colored Botswana Agate takes the wearer on the path of inner conscience. One should use silver Agate for peaceful meditation, tranquility, and finding the meaning and purpose of life.
The brown and apricot colored layers that this amazing stone reflects connect the person with the earth, which is one of the five elements of the human body.
Some facts about Botswana Agate
Types of Agates
Other than Botswana Agate, there is an array of agates that are available in the market. Some of them are:
It is the hybrid form of Laguna Agate and Crazy Lace Agate. It is the variety of Mexican Agate, which features the twists and turns in the banding. All of it roughly comes from our mines in Chihuahua, Mexico. Laguna Lace Agate is found in colors, like orange, white, blue, pink, cream, red, grey, black, yellow, and green.
It is the stone meant for maintain a balance between the chakras of human beings.
It is a pale white to tan colored Agate, which Greeks used to use an element to carve jewelry.
This variety of Agate is formed from silicified fossil Elimiatenera.
Botswana Agate is a variant of banded Chalcedony and belongs to the family of Quartz. Botswana Agate is named after the country in Africa called Botswana, and it is mined in abundance over there. In Botswana, People call this stone as the “Sunset Stone” because it retains sunlight and pacifies people from lonely and dark nights. Traditionally, it was also used in the fertility ceremonies in Africa by encouraging potency and the outset of healthy and strong offspring.
Botswana Agate weighs in between 6-7 on the Moh’s scale of hardness, and it is formed in a Trigonal Crystal System. One can find this amazing stone in the colors, like red, orange, brown, and white.
Although Agates can be found in any rock formation, they are typically associated with certain volcanic and metamorphic rocks.
Botswana Agate is a store of goodness! Hailing from the volcanic origin, this agate is an incredible one that keeps negativity at bay and lets you enjoy the right balance and flow of natural energies. The agate with its unique wavy color effect instantly catches the viewer’s attention. It is said to possess the volcanic vibrations because of its place of origin.
Staying calm and composed is difficult when life takes new turns with twists.
I have found Larimar when depressed and guess what it acts like a true anti-depressing stone for me as well as open the gate to see the life in a new way.
You are finally getting engaged to the love of your life. The big day is approaching faster than you realize..
One can see the shades of grey and pink with beautiful layer-like effect, either in the same color or in muted apricot and brown color.
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Botswana agate comes in various tinctures. How may I know which one will be apt for me?
Hi, Henry… as you have read in the content above, Botswana agate is an apt talisman for the one who have Gemini as his Zodiac. So, it doesn’t matter which shade you choose. The only thing about which you must be sure is that the wearer should have Gemini as his Zodiac.
botswana agate comes in various hues...i was not aware of it....but now i am little confused which one should i try...as it is my stone...means Gemini suitable...which one should i tune? suggest me please..
Hi Bob, you may try any of its shades, the main area of concern was its suitability and here it is as per your Zodiac..so go for it...take advantage of its powers and properties..best of luck..!!
Botswana Agate is an ideal crystal for very sensitive children or teenagers who are easily hurt by teasing or pressure, and can assist them in finding more like-minded friends. It also supports adults who join a dating agency or online services to find partners who are spiritually in tune and shares their dreams.
Wow, this is breathtaking!
In which part of Botswana (village, district) is Botswana agate found?
I love this stone.. it looks so well polished with shine.
I like the design you created with the gemstones. It's like different themes with every stone which makes it better automatically.
I love the healing and the design of this stone. Very beautiful texture of stone.
Botswana Agate looks so pretty with its color and also love its design. love to wear them.
Its really a beautiful stone.
Thank you so much, Hena:)
I love this Botswana Agate ring SO much! I've had it a week now and am so happy with it. I've received many compliments on it. I love the shine of stone which changes colors so much in different lights. It's just absolutely stunning! I'm hoping I'll be wearing it for years.
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Botswana Agate stone is a "Stone of Change." And this signifies a lot. I tried this gemstone jewelry from Gemexi to protect against evil energies. Thank you, Gemexi, for sending this beautiful gemstone jewelry.
Edward, we really appreciate the time you took to write such a detailed review! We will be happy to assist you again
Loved these orange Botswana agate earrings.....thank you Gemexi for these cuties.
Hugo, we're glad to know that you have loved the jewelry so much and had a great experience. We will be happy to assist you again.