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June Birthstone: Agate, A Gateway into the Mineral Kingdom

In Melody’s book, Love is in the Earth, she describes Agate as closely related to yin-yang energy and balance.  This likely owes itself visually to the appearance of agate as the intermingling of light and dark.  The inherent contrast in the bands found in Agate could also be why this gemstone is associated with the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the

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AGATE ELIXIR

Agate is the name given to numerous varieties of banded Chalcedony, a mineral of the Quartz family. Its name comes from the Achates River in Sicily, where Agates were first found. Usually banded in layers, or stripes, some varieties have “eye” markings or specks of color, some have fossilized inclusions, and others are solid. Called the earth rainbow, the concentric

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The Creativity Stone: Carnelian

As a healing stone, carnelian is gently activating and warming, and will encourage the natural healing abilities of the body. This is partly because it energizes the sacral chakra, where stress and trauma tend to become lodged. Carnelian helps to gently release these imbalances, even if they have been present for many years. Energy: healing, creative, sympathetic Colors: translucent or clear, dark

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