Affirmation: It’s easy to open myself up to allow the light in. I unlock the secrets of my soul. I am aware of my thoughts and belief systems. I am a caretaker of the earth. I spend time in nature. My connection with fairies is strong. I am a good gardener!
Color: translucent to opaque brown
About the stone: Brown Agate is silicon dioxide forming microcrystalline quartz with a brownish hue. Stones can be translucent to opaque.
Astrological sign(s): Capricorn
Planet(s): Saturn, Ceres
Mohs scale: 6.5–7
Spiritual uses: Brown agate is a perfect stone for connecting with the elemental spirits, devic forces, and the fairy kingdom.
Mental uses: The color of the earth, agate is a useful tool for grounding your awareness by connecting to the soil.
Emotional uses: Agate reminds you that laughter and play are keys to a balanced emotional state. This stone wants you to make mud pies and reactivate your child-like nature.
Physical uses: Brown agate is a good tool for balancing the absorption and elimination processes of the physical body. This stone helps you remove toxins from your physical body through your reconnection with nature.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo