|Gold-tone oval drop earrings with Agate stones and crystal beads.
|Agates are earth stones. Overall, agates are gentle, nourishing, and strengthening. Working with them is less intense than many other gemstones and can be a stabilizing influence, but that doesn’t mean they are less effective. It does mean you may need to work with the stone longer to start to notice the effect, but the resulting changes can be deeper and more permanent. Agate meaning and uses for individual types of agate vary as they each have their own specific healing properties. Here are the meanings of a few of the common agate varieties used in metaphysical work.