Aquamarine is Latin for seawater. It is also the birthstone that represents the month of March. It resonates with the zodiac sign of Pisces, and is also the 19th wedding anniversary gift. Aquamarine enhances happiness within your marriage, so it may be wise not to wait 19 years to bring this beauty into the relationship!
The use of aquamarine dates back to Ancient Greece 450 BC. The people of Greece would have Poseidon the Greek God of the Sea engraved on an aquamarine amulet. Romans associated aquamarine with Neptune and Triton. Ancient Egyptians would place aquamarine in tombs to aid in the trip to the afterlife. In all cultures it is known as a gemstone of the sea and a protection stone for sailors. It is used as a talisman by sailors to bring them home safe from their journey at sea.
The most well-known aquamarine is the Dom Pedro aquamarine. This beautiful stone was discovered in Brazil and named after the Brazilian Empress Pedro, the 1st and 2nd.
Aquamarine is a member of the Beryl family which usually form in large crystals. The best of these crystals display the icy cool blues with ultimate clarity! Ferris and ferric iron create the blue shades of aqua marine. Ferris iron brings forth the really blue shades of blue and the ferric brings forth hues of green. The most rare aquamarine is Santa Maria aquamarine. This variety is named after the mine in which it is found.
spiritually you can use aquamarine to help you ride the waves of change, find closure and higher consciousness. The water like stone helps wash away worry and fear, allowing room for peacefulness and tranquility.
Spiritually you can use aquamarine to help you ride the waves of change, find closure and higher consciousness. The water like stone helps wash away worry and fear, allowing room for peacefulness and tranquility. The soothing energy of aquamarine makes it a wonderful stone to meditate with and encourages rejuvenation to the mind body and spirit. Keeping a pendant close to your heart chakra can help happiness come toward you in waves! If you are feeling sluggish you can tap into the cool energy of aquamarine for a fresh awakening. It also reminds you to slow down and live in the present moment. To connect with your inner peace If you are feeling sluggish you can tap into the cool energy of aquamarine for a fresh awakening. It also reminds you to slow down and live in the present moment. To connect with your inner peace, place aquamarine crystals around the ledge of a soothing hot bath. in meditation aquamarine can help with an intention or purpose. You can place aquamarine on your throat chakra to help encourage positive communication with others. It also helps bring forth courage and transforms negative feelings into positive thought patterns.
The beautiful soothing energy of aquamarine is wonderful in so many ways! With a long history of protection it is definitely worth having in your collection of healing gemstones.