F I R E . A G A T E
Zodiac Stone: Aries, Capricorn & Gemini
Fire Agate is a rare type of Agate with a deep connection to the earth and brings strong grounding energy. It calms, bringing security, trust, and support in difficult times. Fire Agate has a passionate and joyful energy that is also fiercely protective. It inspires ambition, courage and confidence within us and urges us to follow our bliss, our purpose. Fire Agate also helps us to feel energetically protected. This feeling makes it easier to build a strong and healthy emotional foundation that can whether the storms of life. Associated with the Root, Sacral and Solar Plexus chakras, Fire Agate helps us to think for ourselves and not allow the opinions of others to negatively influence us. Its energy is said to be a wonderful aphrodisiac, helping us to attract new lovers and incite passion in existing relationships. A stone of integrity that encourages high standards of behavior and intentions in self and others, it allows us to experience passion both in love and life.
Fire Agate was used in alchemy because it was believed to contain the essence of fire. In many traditions sacred to fire deities such as Hindu god Agni,, it encourages timid adults and shy children to speak up and not be ignored or bullied. Ancient Romans valued the Agate for its reputed medicinal and talismanic properties. Powdered and mixed with water, it was said to counteract serpents’ venom. Pliny, a Roman historian, quoted the Magii as teaching in Persia that storms might be averted by burning Agates.
Fire Agate's affirmation is: "I am safe and secure. I aim for perfection and will not accept less."