Aquamarine Blue Topaz Necklace
The gentle, soft blue combination of this Aquamarine Blue Topaz Necklace will bring to life any outfit and you will surely cherish this gorgeous pendant to no end!
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
Keywords: Enhancement of mind and communication
Chakras: Throat and third eye
Birthstone: August, November, December
Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Virgo
Wedding Anniversary: 4th year – Blue Topaz, 23rd & 50th year – Imperial Topaz
Topaz Crystal Healing Properties:
Blue Topaz reflects the energy of the mind and knowledge. It gently facilitates the communication of visions and knowledge to others. Blue Topaz stimulates our ability to learn and to think through complex concepts and ideas. It helps calm the mind for meditation and is soothing to the emotional body. Blue Topaz supports the general health of the neck and throat .
Topaz History and Uses:
There are a differing ideas about the origin of the name Topaz. Some believe it is named after the island of Topazios, now called Zabargad, in the Red Sea where Chrysolite was mined. The ancient Greeks named the island, which means “to seek”, possibly because it was difficult to find in the mists. Others believe the name Topaz comes from the ancient Indian Sanskrit word tapas meaning fire, referring to the golden colour of Imperial Topaz. Topaz comes in a range of colours including colourless (white) to yellow, orange, red-brown, light to dark-blue, pink to red, violet and light-green. Ancient Egyptians and Romans associated Golden or Imperial Topaz with the sun god because of it’s colour. Ancient Greeks believed it could increase men’s strength and virility. In ancient Indian tradition it was believed to activate the throat chakra, enhancing self expression. Nowadays Topaz can be irradiated and heat treated to enhance the colour of the stone.
Topaz Geological Description:
Topaz is an aluminium silicate fluoride hydroxide crystal with a hardness of 8. Topaz is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Sri Lanka, Russia, Burma, Australia, Japan, Madagascar and Mexico.
Affirmation: I embrace my life with optimism and I welcome new opportunities to broaden my horizon.