The Mala Of Stability! Red Crazy Lace Agate is called the Laughter Stone, or Happy Lace Agate. with its twisting and turning bands is elegant and dynamic. It promotes mental agility, liveliness and variety, and encourages flexibility in thinking and action. A dish of Crazy Lace Agates in the room promotes fun and laughter at a party. In the workplace, it unites people usually restricted to their own areas without direct communication. 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. Jade is the stone of calm in the midst of storm. Its action balances nerves and soothes cardiac rhythm. A piece of Jade kept in a pocket or on a pendant to stroke from time to time recharges energy, and traditionally guards against illness. Jade may also be used to temper the shock or fear of the very young or very old being cared for in the hospital or away from home and family. Jade is excellent for healing feelings of guilt, and for extreme cases of defeatism. It also treats "pathological normality," an excessive desire to adapt oneself to a group, even if it is sect-like, exaggerated militarism, a follow-the-leader attitude, or the compulsive desire to give in to general opinion to belong no matter the cost.