Blue Lace Agate is a pale blue stone. The name is derived from the lacy bands of white, grey, brown, or darker blue that are found in the stone.
Although Agate was valued as a medicinal aid and talisman in ancient times, Blue Lace Agate was only discovered in Namibia, South Africa in 1967. This location is still considered the best quality stone, although small amounts have since been discovered in Brazil, China, India, Romania, and the United States.
Like Agates in general, Blue Lace Agate vibrates at a slower frequency than other stones. Its effects are less intense, but it is thought of as a very stabilizing and strengthening stone, with a lasting effect. Rather than a stone of protection, Blue Lace Agate is thought to provide encouragement and support, its calming properties helping to lessen anger or nervousness.
Blue Lace Agate has a positive effect on emotions and attitude, and encourages self-confidence. It can help you find peace if you’re depressed or worried, and can particularly help caregivers to calm stress-related situations.
Blue Lace Agate is a stone of communication. It can help overcome communication issues, such as feeling you are not being heard by others, or if you need confidence to share your emotions without getting angry or upset. It helps to identify and clarify priorities, and is thought to help communications where clear understanding is necessary and angry words should be avoided.
Carry Blue Lace Agate with you if have a fear of public speaking. It is also a great stone if you must communicate for a living in a clear, understandable way, such as in teaching.
It can also help anyone who is unable to stop talking, or who speaks before thinking about the consequences of what they say.
Blue Lace Agate may also help writers to develop ideas.
Blue Lace Agate helps to clear the Throat Chakra, and is thought to relieve sore throats or swollen glands in the neck. It is also thought to help strengthen bones, and may help in mending breaks or fractures.
Place cold Blue Lace Agate on the forehead for soothing for tension-related headaches. It is helpful to the heart and blood vessels. and may help reduce high blood pressure. It is also considered to relieve insomnia and prevent sleepwalking*.
Blue Lace Agate is a good stone to hold in your hand when meditating. It transforms negative energies and encourages a calm, relaxing state for meditation.
This is an excellent stone to wear at the throat, as it is a strong stone for spiritual communication.
Wear or carry blue lace agate for peace and happiness. Touch or hold the stone when you feel the need to de-stress, or simply gaze at the stone for relief.
Blue Lace Agate is associated with the water element which, in Feng Shui, is traditionally associated with the Northern part of a room. Use blue crystals to enhance any space that you use for repose, calm reflection, or prayer.
In the home, surround blue lace agate stones with light blue candles to calm the atmosphere and keep family members from arguing.
Wear this bracelet to benefit from the stabilizing energy of Blue Lace Agate and the balancing energies of the chakra stones: Bamboo Coral (Red), Carnelian (Orange), Tiger Eye (Yellow), Jade (Green), Turquoise (Blue), Lapis Lazuli (Indigo), Amethyst (Purple)
*Note: The properties of healing stones should not be considered as healthcare information.