Aquamarine named from the Latin word meaning water of the sea is a gemstone-quality transparent variety of beryl. It has a delicate blue or blue-green colour suggestive of the tint of sea-water. A very popular gemstone Aquamarine occurs primarily in South America and the Asian sub-continent.
During ancient times, Aquamarine was carried by seamen to protect against drowning and many use it for protection while travelling at sea. In modern times, it still remains a stone of courage and protection.
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It can invoke tolerance of others and overcomes judgmentalism, giving support to those overwhelmed by responsibility. Clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect and clears confusion. Useful for closure on all levels. Promotes self-expression. Soothes fears and increases sensitivity. Sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. Wonderful for meditation. Shields the aura and aligns the chakras. Highly protective during pregnancy, it helps to guard both mother and baby from harm. Discourages miscarriage.Aquamarine is helpful to sore throats, swollen glands and thyroid problems. It regulates hormones and growth. Boosts the immune system and alleviates overreactions, such as hayfever or allergies. Counteracts short- or long-sightedness.
Zodiac Sign: Aries (March 21st - April 20th), Gemini (May 21st - June 20th), Scorpio (October 23rd - November 22nd), Aquarius (January 20th - February 19th), Pisces (February 20th - March 20th)
Please Note: Natural gemstone or semi-precious stone comes from mineral. Due to the naturality, the stones may have a tiny flaw. Meanwhile, cutting or polishing also makes every piece of gemstone vary in colour and size. Image may look different (colour) due to many monitor or device resolutions.
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