Agate is a special stone for us, as it is the stone of St Andrews (where the shop is!) and the national stone of Scotland.
Known as the stone of balance, it is an excellent stone for emotional stability and creativity.
Healing: A powerful balancer. Enhances perception. Cleanses the aura & awakens creativity. Aids fidelity & strengthens mind. Used in healing to treat intestinal disorders and ailments of the eyes, ears, nose and throat.
Cool facts: There is evidence that shows that these gemstones were in use as far back as 20000 BC to 16000 BC. Historical evidence points out that the Stone Age men of Western Europe used the gemstone. Records show that in 400 BC, the gemstone was used by Greeks to make jewelry and beads.