Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quite the mind. It harmonizes its surroundings and protects against pollutants. In ancient times it was believed to counteract the forces of darkness. It was carried by sailors as a talisman against drowning.

Aquamarine is a green-blue gemstone that comes from the mineral beryl, which can be found in many places around the world. Aquamarine is the most popular form of beryl and is most often mined in Brazil, India, United States, Madagascar, Nigeria and Zambia.

The word "aquamarine" means "sea water," which is how this stone got its name. It's thought to be named after the Latin word for water - aqua - as well as the Latin word for sea - mare. The color blue was also closely associated with water in ancient times, so aquamarine's name makes sense when you consider this.

Image showing the beautiful shades of colour of aquamarine stone...


Aquamarine Benefits

  • Emotional Benefits
Aquamarine is a wonderful stone that can help you calm your mind, remove extraneous thoughts and clarify your perception. It helps you to finalize decisions and to clear blocked communication. Aquamarine promotes self-expression and helps you to understand underlying emotional states. It soothes fears and increases sensitivity.
  • Spiritual Benefits
If you're looking for a stone that will help you tune into the spiritual realm and access your innermost wisdom, look no further than Aquamarine.

Aquamarine is known for sharpening intuition and opening clairvoyance - a wonderful stone for meditation. It invokes high states of consciousness and spiritual awareness, encouraging service to humanity.

Aquamarine shields the aura and aligns the chakras, clearing the throat chakra and bringing communication from a higher plane. It also aligns the physical and spiritual bodies, helping you to feel more connected to yourself as well as others.

Meaning of Aquamarine

The Aquamarine stone is a symbol of purity and innocence. This stone is associated with the Virgin Mary and Saint Elizabeth, who are often depicted holding this gem.

Aquamarine was also used by sailors to protect them from drowning at sea, which led to it being known as "The Sea Water Stone." In the Middle Ages, sailors believed that aquamarine would protect them from drowning and bring them luck on their journeys. It was also used to ward off evil spirits, which made it an excellent stone for sailors to wear or carry with them when they set sail.

In ancient China, Aquamarine was considered one of the luckiest stones you could wear due to its connection with water (and water being essential for life). It was thought that wearing aquamarine would help protect you from drowning or other accidents related to water such as stormy weather conditions at sea. This belief continued into modern times where some people still wear aquamarine as an amulet against drowning or drowning-related accidents while swimming or boating on lakes or rivers during hot summer months when temperatures are very high.

Aquamarine stone shown in it's raw state in pale blue colour...

Aquamarine Healing Properties

Aquamarine is a gemstone that has a general tonic effect. It strengthens the body's cleansing organs and helps healing with eye, jaw and teeth. It can be used as a preventative measure against infections and diseases. It's used for healing - 
  • Sore throats
  • Swollen glands
  • Thyroid problems 
  • Regulates hormones and growth 
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Calms hay fever
Aquamarine is a powerful stone that can be used in many ways. It can be held or placed on the eyes, but it can also be used as an elixir. The aquamarine's energy will flow through your body, bringing light and happiness with it.

Aquamarine can be combined with other gemstones in jewellery for added benefits. Combine this stone with the following gemstones for greater peace and calm
  • Rhodonite
  • Rose Quartz
  • Green Calcite
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  • Labradorite
  • Amazonite
  • Aventurine
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  • Amethyst
  • Lapis Lazuli
  • Labradorite

Sit back, relax and listen to discover the wonderful properties of Aquamarine


The Zodiac: Aquamarine Stone Meaning

Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March, and it's also associated with several different zodiac signs.

Aquamarine is associated with the following signs:

Pisces: Pisces are represented by two fish swimming in opposite directions. The colors of aquamarine remind them of the water and sky.

Aries: Aries are represented by a ram. They're known for being quick-tempered and impulsiveness. Aquamarine is said to be good for people born under this sign because it restores calm and helps them heal from past wounds.

Gemini: Aquamarine has a calming effect on those who wear it. It helps them to focus, and it can be used to treat anxiety, stress, and depression.

CHAKRA Meaning

Aquamarine is associated with the throat chakra, which means it can help you speak your truth.

The throat chakra is the color blue and is linked to communication and self-expression. When this chakra is in balance, you feel confident and comfortable speaking up for yourself - and also hearing others' words.

Aquamarine helps you find this balance by bringing clarity to communication, allowing you to say what's on your mind without fear of being judged or misunderstood. It also opens up your ability to listen and understand others' messages without getting defensive or argumentative.

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Summary

So, there you have it. Aquamarine's multiple properties help to bring emotional tranquility, relaxation and a sense of calmness.

It gives us strength and courage, allowing us stability through times of change. It provides guidance and understanding in situations where we may need to "bounce back". A calming stone, it is useful in dissipating anger.