This large rough piece of Aquamarine gemstone comes from Pakistan. Aquamarine derives its name from the Latin word meaning water of the sea which is in reference to it’s colour and clarity. It was first used in Greece between 300 and 500BC.
Want some tranquility in your life? Aquamarine is a gentle crystal that will help you release those thoughts and behaviors which no longer serve you well.
Key words: Cooling, soothing, enhancement of clear communication
Chakras: Throat, heart
Zodiac Signs: Gemini, Pisces, Aries, Scorpio
Wedding Anniversary: 16th, 18th & 19th year
Aquamarine Crystal Healing Properties:
Aquamarine is one of the strongest stones for clearing and activating the throat chakra. It assists one in speaking one’s deepest and most heartfelt truth, soothes excessive fiery energies and can help with communication in difficult situations. Aquamarine is a stone of release. It allows us to free ourself of attachments and old patterns, and to let go of the past. It is very useful in moving through grief. Aquamarine is a cooling stone and is thought to assist with infections and inflammation of all types.
Aquamarine History and Uses:
The bluish green coloured Aquamarine derives its name from the Latin words “aqua marinus” meaning water of the sea which is in reference to it’s colour and clarity. It was first used in ancient Greece between 300 and 500BC and has been carried by sailors throughout history to ensure safe travel and protect against drowning. It was used by seers as a stone of prophecy and it’s energetic influence was thought to ensure that truths and wisdom were imparted with clarity and compassion.
Aquamarine Geological Description:
Aquamarine is a variety of Beryl, a beryllium aluminium silicate mineral with a hardness of 7.5 to 8. Its crystal system is hexagonal and its pigment is iron. Aquamarine is found in Brazil, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Australia, Africa and the USA.
Affirmation: I embody the yielding, cooling power of water, and I express my truth with calm certainty