Totem or Spirit Stones are totem animals and / or other symbols which are carved into polished tumbled gemstones with metaphysical properties. This unites the inherent power of the symbol with the healing property of the crystal or stone.
It is believed that by combining the symbol of the totem animal or symbol that these spirit stones will guide, protect and teach us.
The penguin totem / spirit animals reminds us that with effort we can adapt to new or uncomfortable situations & to keep focused. Key traits are teamwork, determination, grace, adaptability.
I love carved animals and I am always interested in the totem/spirit animal qualities attributed to each one.
Agate is known for strength, harmony, courage, energy, protection, healing, and calming. Wearing Agate is believed to cure insomnia and is thought to ensure pleasant dreams. All agates have some commonality and overlapping metaphysical properties.
Some ancient civilizations believed that Agate gave them strength in battle and wore it as part of their armor. It is also considered a stone of protection and a good option for using in crystal medicine bags or personal amulet pouches. It is also used to clear all chakras from blockages. Agate has also been known to promote marriage and relationship fidelity.