Aquamarine is a stone of courage, with calming energies that help to reduce stress and quiet the mind. Good for the brain and intellect. It builds tolerance and responsibility. It protects travelers. It helps communication, courage, and study. It is said to make things happen.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Aquamarine sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. It shields the aura, invokes high states of consciousness, and encourages service to humanity. It aligns the Chakras, helping to clear the Throat Chakra bringing communication from a higher plane. It aligns the physical and spiritual bodies.
It brings calm, compassion, spiritual awareness, and development. It reveals the truth about yourself. It brings you in contact with your inner and higher self. Aquamarine is useful for closure on all levels. It helps to clear blocked communication and promotes self-expression.
The Physical Connection:
Aquamarine is thought to help sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid problems. It is said to be good for the blood, eyes, kidneys, lymph, and teeth. It is believed to improve eyesight. It is also thought to help with water retention and swelling. It is said to be cooling in hot climates.
The Chakras Connected to Aquamarine:
Root (Base) Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye (Brow) Chakra, Crown Chakra. Aligns All Chakras, clears Throat Chakra, opens Third Eye (Brow) Chakra.
Aries, Gemini, Pisces.
Locations Found & History:
Afghanistan, Brazil, India, Ireland, Mexico, Namibia, Pakistan, Russia, the United States, and Zimbabwe. The seawater color of Aquamarine has given this crystal its name, it is derived from the Latin word for seawater. Aquamarine was admired and valued greatly by the Sumerians, Egyptians, and Hebrews. It was a symbol of happiness and everlasting youth. It is said to protect sailors at sea to guard against drowning, it was the stone of the sea goddess and counteracted the forces of darkness, gaining favor from the spirits of light.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
A blue-green variety of Beryl. Aquamarine is a readily available clear to opaque crystal, often small and tumbled or faceted. Its color comes from minute traces of iron.
How to Use Aquamarine:
Hold or place Aquamarine as appropriate. It can be placed on the eyes or used as an elixir. When used in visualization, it clears pollutants. Use it to wash away blocks in chakras gently. It is a wonderful crystal for meditation and centering, invoking high states of consciousness and spiritual awareness.