Aquamarine was thought to be a gift from Mermaids, a talisman for sailors in ancient times, it’s name is Latin for ‘Water of the Sea’. It has a cooling and calming energy, one to soothe the emotions and enabling us to let go and to be better able to go with the flow.
Emotionally: Soothing and healing, it enhances our ability to express our thoughts, feelings and fears. Enabling us to move forward in a safe, confident and positive manner
Spiritually: An excellent crystal to hold during meditation and spiritual work as it calms the mind, strengthens spiritual awareness and communication and invokes a higher state of consciousness.
Physically: Aids clearing infection, issues of the throat and calming skin conditions
Chakras: Heart and Throat
Aquamarine works in harmony with: Morganite, Rose Quartz, Larimar
Countries of discovery: Afganistan, Pakistan, Russia, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Brazil, Australia, America and India
The geology bit: Aquamarine is a form of beryl. It is a beryllium aluminium silicate, with a hardness of 7.5 – 8 on the Mohs Scale and has a hexagonal (trigonal) structure. It’s beautiful colour comes from iron.
Due to the natural formation of the crystals, each one may vary slightly in colour size and markings from the photgraph, but each one is beautiful.
Approximate size of each crystal: 1cm x 1.5cm