Agates are Seeker Transformers. Seeker Transformers are talismans used when the desire is to find a way to transform a part of ones life to a more desirable state.
Seekers are used when we need some help to find a new path, a new approach, or in any quest to gain that which we desire but do not yet possess. When they possess the Earth Power of the Transformer, like this agate, they have the power to aid us to find new relationships that will transform some part of our life.
Agates are used for grounding and centering in the beginning of a meditation ritual. It will allow you to harmonize with nature and ease the transition to the meditation state. Use this stone the first few minutes of any meditation then switch to a crystal that attuned to the intent of your session.
Moss Agate was considered a miraculous healing stone for tribal priests of the past, giving them power to interact with our human organic system. Throughout the centuries, Moss Agate was considered the most powerful of medicines, healing wounds, clearing out poisons, and protecting against venomous reptiles. It was believed to make warriors strong and victorious, increase longevity, and aided the wearer in warding off self-induced anger, bitterness, and other negativity.
Pliny, a Roman historian, quoted the Magi as teaching in Persia that storms might be averted by burning Agates.
Agates were believed to make their wearers agreeable, persuasive, and give them the favor of God, guarding them from all dangers, and enabling them to vanquish earthly obstacles, such as high winds and lightning. [Kunz, 51] Ancient seafarers used Agate in amulets of protection from the fury of the surging ocean. [Kunz, 39]
The wearing of Agate was believed to be a cure for insomnia and was thought to induce pleasant dreams.
Legends claim Agate to have the power to secure the wearer from danger and to protect children from falling, and to endow their owners with strength, courage and the ability to heal fears.
Agate has a rich history of divinely revealed images within its natural veining, inclusions and markings. Such images as the Virgin Mary, Jesus, John the Baptist, angels and various other human forms have manifested themselves in these natural works of art and are found in churches and museums around the world.
Agate is believed to be the middle stone in the third row in the breastplate of the High Priest.