Aquamarine is a blue or blue-green variety of beryl, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral with a hardness of 7.5 to 8. ITs crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal) and its pigment is iron. History records its first use in Greece between 300 and 500 B.C. Its name, derived from the Latin meaning 'water of the sea' is an apt description of the color and clarity of fine Aquamarine crystals. Aquamarine has been mined in Brazil, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Australia, Africa and the United States.
In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be a treasure of mermaids, and it was used as a talisman to bring good luck, fearlessness and protection to sailors. It was also valued as a stone of eternal youth and happiness.
Sourced from Brazil.
Approx. 1"W x 1"L
* Your stone will be randomly chosen.
Aquamarine activates the throat chakra, facilitates communications of one's truth, soothes excessively fiery energies and promotes understanding between divergent viewpoints. It helps clear stagnant energy and assists one in releasing old patterns.
Aquamarine helps one release old emotional baggage and ego roles. It calms anger and hysteria, assists in releasing vengeful thoughts, and helps one see where one is perpetuating negative emotional patterns in relationships. It is useful in moving through grief.
Aquamarine is a cooling stone. It helps counter infection and is especially useful for laryngitis, strep throat or a sore throat. It supports the healing of inflammatory diseases of all types. It is soothing to eczema, hives, rosacea and psoriasis. Aquamarine quiets the nervous system. It can help one avoid outbreaks of herpes and it can curb allergy symptoms.
I embody the yielding, cooling power of water, and I express my truth with calm certainty.
Throat (5th), Heart (4th)
Approximately 1.25" W by 1.25" H by .75" D
* Your stone will be picked randomly.
** These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Discuss any health concerns with a trusted healthcare practitioner.