Aquamarine jewellery, stunning when teamed with silver. Shimmering like sunlight on a tropical sea. A delicate pale blue to sea green. Harmonious with any skin tones, and popular gift for a loved one. Traditions of giving gifts of jewellery containing aquamarine date back thousands of years.Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words “aqua marina” meaning “sea water”. It is closely related to emerald, both belonging to the beryl family of minerals. Iron is the substance that gives it its strong colour. It is a hard gemstone with a magnificent shine, although some paler colours have inclusions inside the rock that makes it look less clear. Mainly sourced from Brazil, but found in other countries such as Nigeria, Madagascar, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It can invoke tolerance of others and overcomes judgmentalism, giving support to those overwhelmed by responsibility. Clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect and clears confusion. Useful for closure on all levels. Promotes self-expression. Soothes fears and increases sensitivity. Sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. Wonderful for meditation. Shields the aura and aligns the chakras. Highly protective during pregnancy, it helps to guard both mother and baby from harm. Discourages miscarriage. Aquamarine is helpful to sore throats, swollen glands and thyroid problems. It regulates hormones and growth. Boosts the immune system and alleviates overreactions, such as hay fever or allergies. Counteracts short- or long-sightedness.
The birthstone for March and Pisces February 19th - March 20th.