Yellow Banded Agate
Yellow banded Affirmation: I am confident and courageous. I shine my light brightly. I honor and respect myself. I allow others to see my magnificence. Prosperity abounds in my life. Goodness multiplies. Whatever I desire, imagine, and passionately act upon becomes a reality. It is safe for me to be powerful!
Color: a combination of translucent to opaque banded swirls of yellow and white
Chakra(s): heart, root, solar, and navel
Mohs scale: 6.5–7
Spiritual uses: The banded patterns within this stone form a vortex of energy that opens your spiritual ears and eyes, enabling you to receive channeled messages. Use this joy-filled stone as a reminder of your Divine essence.
Mental uses: The swirling colors of yellow-banded agate amplify the creative vibe for connecting with artistic ideas.
Emotional uses: Yellow banded agate reminds you that whatever you ardently believe and desire and work passionately toward will manifest. Use this stone to awaken your awareness and become conscious of the repetitive patterns of self-limiting thoughts that are holding you back. Then, develop and focus on positive thoughts to replace those negative beliefs.
Physical uses: Use this Banded Agate activates self-confidence and joy. Use this stone to help you out of depression and relieve any feelings of inferiority or unworthiness.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo