Banded Agate Garnet Black Jasper Beaded Bookmark

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A gorgeous 16x12mm oval Banded Agate is complimented by 6mm Garnet and 4mm round Black Jasper beads, adorned with 3x8mm silver plated bead spacers, and attached to a 3-1/2 inch silver toned shepherd hook bookmark. A great gift idea for the avid reader, teacher, friend, or someone special in your life. Gemstone Meaning Agate is THE stone everyone should have for protection. The agate is one of the oldest stones in recorded history. Agates attract strength, and are a protection from bad dreams. It also protects from stress and energy drains. Agates have been used in jewelry since Biblical Babylonian times. They were used to ward off storms, and were prized gems in antiquity. The agates with banded colors were placed at the head of a sleeper to give rich and varied dreams. Agates have been thought to be good to harden the gums. Healing properties of agate Agate is used for stomach upsets. Place the agate on the solar plexus. The agate can't change emotions, but helps to change our level of acceptance of the emotion. Such as when you are very sad the agate will let you know that this will pass and help you get on to another and better day. This is why the Agate is considered powerful as it gives us the strength to carry on. Carry an agate when you have to make an important decision. Agate is a variety of chalcedony. It tones and strengthens the body and mind. It imparts a sense of strength and courage. It facilitates the ability to discern truth and accept circumstances. Grounding but energetic. The Agate is a powerful healer. Sources of agate Probably the most famous place that agate is mined is Idar-Oberstein in Germany where it has been collected since 1548. Other locations to find agate are Botswana, Uruguay, Brazil, United States, Mexico, Madagascar, Italy, Egypt, India, China, and Scotland. The Garnet is known as the stone for a successful business. If your business is not as good as it should be, just put 3 or more garnets on your desk. It is believed that if a garnet is put under a pillow it will cure depression. Garnets can be used to make a person popular and have self-esteem when worn as jewelry. It helps protect one on trips. Garnets bring constancy to friendships. Garnets are also known for stimulating success in business. Types of Garnet Garnets are a related group of minerals. Members of this group include: almandine (red to violet red); spessartite (yellow, rose, or orange to reddish-brown); pyrope (deep red); grossular (white, yellow, yellow-green, brownish-red, orange or black); andradite (colorless, yellow-green, or brown to black). The most prized garnet is an emerald green variety called demantoid and is a member of the adradite group. Healing properties of Garnet Garnet comes in many colors, but now we will speak only about red Garnet. The Garnet is associated with the thyroid and spleen. It helps cleanse and purify both when held over the area. The Garnet is usually held in the hand or placed on top of the head when searching or meditating on past lives. Information that is beneficial and helpful will usually be released for the searcher. The Garnet is a stone of purity and truth as well as a symbol of love and compassion. The information released in a search may be painful, but it will always be what the searcher needs. The Garnet will help everyone's security level and spiritual awareness. It can help increase the sex drive. Garnet activates a willingness to serve others while remaining true to oneself. Assists one in being committed to ones self as well as to others and to the causes that one respects and holds dear. Physical: Activates the second chakra and increases the creative energy. Equalizes sexual energy, repairs damage to DNA and enhances the body in assimilation of iodine, calcium, magnesium and vitamin A and E. Emotional: Helps to integrate experiences and assist one in self- discovery. Provides a protective influence, a connection to other dimensions. Helps one to recognize flashes of insight and apply them in the appropriate place in one's life. Sources of Garnet Currently, the world's largest supply of garnets is the continent of Africa. In December 1996, a student in Central Australia discovered what is thought to be the largest single garnet ever found - measuring nearly one hundred feet across! Other sources of garnet include India, Soviet Union, Brazil and the United States. Jasper is a protector. It clears negativity and assists one in grounding. Jasper represents the elemental nature of humanity and our connection with the components of physical reality. Physical: Clears toxins, soothes the nerve and balances the mineral ratio for the body. Helps the body to stabilize itself during dietary changes and improves the assimilations of trace minerals. Emotional: Helps one to stabilize emotions, eliminate contradiction and create a sense of connection between all worlds during travel out of body. Please note that any information given regarding the healing properties of gemstones should not be taken over the advice given by a medical professional. Please consult your doctor for all health issues.
Approximate Price/Value: $12