Aquamarine in the Gemstone LibraryAquamarine


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Name Origin: The name aquamarine is of Latin origin meaning “sea water,” in allusion to its blue-green color.

Historical significance/folklore: To protect sailors them from the water and against storms, they traditionally wore Aquamarine. In medieval Europe, aquamarine was believed to re-awaken love in a marriage and to make soldiers invincible in battle. Greeks believed that aquamarine would absorb the energy of young love and was considered the best gift for a groom to give his bride after consummating their marriage. It was popular among European royalty to wear aquamarine as an antidote to poison. Ancient Romans used Aquamarine in treating ailments of the stomach, liver and throat.

Gemstone properties: Aquamarine, known as the “Stone of Courage”. It can assist you in helping to be prepared for what may lie ahead. It can be used to guard you against dark forces and elevate your awareness of danger. Aquamarine encourages impeccability in speech and is an excellent stone for communication. Aquamarine helps in achieving higher levels of consciousness and in the ability to understand complexities. It brings order, tolerance moderation and self-expression.

Healing properties: Aquamarine is beneficial in relieving stress, swollen glands intuition. Aquamarine is good for treating eyes, near or far sidedness.