Blue Lace Agate
Blue Lace Agate is mined in it’s primary deposit in association with the igneous rock in which it formed. Unusual for an Agate, it is the primary focus for a few small mines. Agates are common minerals that not valuable enough to be the primary focus of any large-scale mining operation. Normally Agates are mined in tandem with other precious metals and minerals in small-scale and artisanal mines, especially if the stones are particularly colorful or distinctive. Blue Lace Agate are particularly attractive and the deposit is large enough to make it economically worthwhile.
Blue Lace Agate is a rare natural blue crystal found only in Namibia. It has a lacy pattern of light blue and dark blue. It was discovered by a prospector in the 1960s and has been mined continuously ever since. In recent years, rumors suggest that the mine has played out. New veins are occasionally found, but it is likely that this crystal will soon be fully extracted. Blue Lace Agate is a stone of patience and communication. It is a wonderful choice for parents who need to listen to what their children are saying, both verbally and unconsciously. It is also a wonderful stone for anyone learning to “use your words” better when experiencing difficult emotions.
Blue Lace Agate teaches us that words create reality and so we should strive to use words that are kind and wise. It is a stone of peace, encouraging us to be tactful and to see both sides of every problem. Blue Lace Agate helps us to communicate with the angelic realms and our own spirit guides. It is a wonderful stone for helping us to calm and center our thoughts, making it an excellent tool during meditation and prayer. It inspires us to live with remarkable grace and serenity. It is also an excellent tool for healers and reiki practitioners.
Blue Lace Agate is an incredibly soothing and nurturing stone, with an energy reminiscent of a loving and wise mother or grandmother. It dissolves negative feelings, especially anger and despair caused by feeling judged, repressed or rejected. Blue Lace Agate gently encourages us to let go of of old patterns and baggage and to be true to ourselves. It reminds us that we are love-able as we currently are and that who we are is “enough.” This is a particularly good stone for anyone working through parent-child relationship issues or wanting to be more emotionally expressive. Blue Lace Agate is especially helpful for men who are learning to accept and express their emotions. It is also very helpful for anyone who is exploring emotional issues related to loyalty, trust, and anything which is a “secret” between two people or a small group.
Blue Lace Agate is a comforting healing stone to keep nearby when suffering from a cold, flu, strep throat, or other common illnesses. It’s calm, cooling energy is a balm to the spirit, helping us to stay calm, tolerate bravely, and take sensible action to sooth and heal. Blue Lace Agate encourages us to take time off and truly rest. If necessary, it motivates us to visit the doctor and take our medicine like good girls and boys. Its energy gives us around-the-clock self-soothing care, in the same tradition of countless generations of loving mothers and grandmothers. Blue Lace Agate is also a comforting talisman for situations involving broken bones or bone disorders, as well as for problems with the pancreas, shoulders, neck and throat.