Botswana Agate can be referred to as the "change stone" because of its mystical property of helping one handle change in a positive way. It is said to gently help one make transitions of any kind. It is a comforting stone. Carrying a bit of Botswana agate in your pocket is said to help one cope easily with the minor changes that life throws at us daily.
Botswana Agate is protective, soothing, especially to those who are lonely, easily hurt or grieve a loss. Its quiet energy is particularly centering in meditation. Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and self-confidence. It is a great crystal to use during pregnancy.