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Chose these by the vibrancy and interest of their designs. Your mind needs to connect with their color and design for best results.
Agates are talismans of trust. Use blue crystals when you need to develop patience, reconcile differences, or seek forgiveness. The blue rays are excellent for recovery efforts from addictions or destructive behavior patterns. They aid in curbing tempers and helping us become mellower and milder. Their rays are potent, and they can help us to change our lives to become more dependable and cheerful. They are helpful in dealing with grief, letting go of the past, and curing guilt.
With its beautiful blue color, this agate is one of the natural birthstones of those born while the world awaits the vernal equinox and spring (February 19–March 19).
Blue Agates are used in devotions to Clota: Goddess of the River Cldye and Gaia, the Greek Earth Mother.
Like other agates, it also can be used in devotions to Bona Dea, the Roman Earth Goddess of Fertility; Callisto, the Greek Moon Goddess; Ceridwen, the Welsh Mother, and Knowledge Goddess; and Chirakan-Ixmucane, the Mayan Creator Goddess.
Blue agates are healing stones used with the Throat Chakra. The throat chakra is the voice of the body. It is a pressure valve that allows the energy from the other chakra to be expressed. If it is out of balance or blocked it can affect the health of the other chakras.
When it is in balance we can express what we think and what we feel. We can communicate our ideas, beliefs, and emotions. When the throat chakra is in balance and open, we can bring our personal truth out into the world.
When the throat chakra is in balance we have a easy flow of energy within the body and spirit. The energy that springs upward from the lower chakras can continue its path enabling free expression and natural release.
Agates are associated with GEMINI. (21 May - 21 Jun.) Wikipedia tells us Gemini is the third astrological sign in the Zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini. Gemini is considered a "masculine", positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered an air sign, and is one of four mutable signs. Gemini has been closely associated with the planet Mercury and is considered to be ruled by it.
Blue agates brings us Water Energy. Water energy is traditionally associated with the North area of a home or room. It is associated with the Career and Life Path area. Its flowing energy will assure a balance of energy as your life unfolds and flows. To keep your life moving forward towards your goals use the water elements energy. (In some modern feng shui approaches Blue is associated with Earth Energy, see Feng Shui explanation page.
Legend has it that holding a blue agate in the mouth will quench thirst. They are also reported to ease sore eyes when looked at for a few minutes. Blue agates are also believed to minimize the sting of poisonous spiders and scorpions. The Romans believed it would bestow God's favor. Also, and I wish this worked, it is said to draw the alcohol out of wine.