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Botswana Agate is a variety of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family.
Named for the area in Africa where it is mined, Botswana Agate is called the Sunset Stone because it retains sunlight and comforts people through dark, lonely nights. It was traditionally used in African fertility ceremonies to encourage potency and the conception of strong, healthy offspring
The volcanic activity that produced these lovely stones dates back nearly 187 million years ago, and though the igneous stones of Botswana began as volcanic flow, they did not originate from normal, mountainous volcanoes. Rather the lava flowed in waves from long faults along the lower rock layers and rolled across the landscape, depositing layer upon layer of Silica/Quartz, creating the extra fine banding and patterns which make Botswana Agates highly unique and desirable. Some collectors consider them royalty among Agates.
Botswana Agate is excellent for those serious about giving up smoking. To increase success drink an elixir first thing each morning, made by soaking the crystal in water for a few hours. Botswana Agate is also a stone of protection for all who work with fire, and protects the home from fires. It is excellent for balancing emotional, physical and intellectual energy, and in harmonizing yin and yang, the positive and negative forces of the universe. Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and self-confidence. It is a great crystal to use during pregnancy. Agate is useful as a protection amulet when traveling, and is especially effective against traffic accidents. It is also said to repel spiders.
Botswana Agate Metaphysical Properties
Zodiac: Gemini, Scorpio
Number Vibration: Numerology 3
Chakras: Sacral (2nd)
Stone = Botswana Agate
Size = 30x17x8 MM
Weight = 37 Ct.
Shape = Oval
Color = Blue (no heat treat)
Origin = Botswana
The blue agate pendant measures 31.65mm x 18.80mm wide (not including the bail). and 12.15mm heigh. The total weight of the blue agate pendant is 0.6oz making it a substantial blue gemstone necklace.
The blue agate pendant reminds me of the ocean and has been set in a heavy and sturdy sterling silver frame. The bezel is made from fine silver and the back from sterling silver. Has a polished finish. It comes with an 18" sterling silver chain.
This is a very classy and contemporary blue chalcedony necklace that will get you many compliments. The blue and silver is just striking.
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