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Aquamarine Stone Meaning

Aquamarine Stone Meaning

This blue-green beryl has an ancient connection with seas and oceans. The name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater (aqua marina, “water of the sea”). This is a stone of the sea and a stone of the mystic.

Aquamarine Stone Specimens

Natural Aquamarine

Element: Water

Metaphysical Properties: Psychic abilities, peace, courage, communication and purification.

Chakra: Blue – 5th – Vishuddha Chakra (Throat)

The Throat Chakra stimulates the ability to communicate one’s deepest truths. Expressed in Sound, the 5th chakra is all about tuning your creative identity and self-expression through communication.

Physically, the 5th Chakra keeps the throat, mouth and thyroid in healthy balance.

Spiritually, this communication chakra supports and is strengthened by creativity, truthfulness and exercising your true will.

Blue is also the color of Tranquility, Trust, and Intuition

Green is the color of the 4th or Heart Chakra, so the greener specimens of Aquamarine help you speak or create from the heart.

Aquamarine as a Birthstone

Month: It is the modern birthstone of March and the traditional birthstone of October.

Zodiac: Aquamarine is linked to many zodiac signs. Many associate it with Scorpio, and some also attribute it to Pisces or Aquarius due to it’s watery sea-like quality. For Aquarius the aquamarine promotes friendship and love, while for Pisces it encourages awareness. But it is also the stone of Taurus according to some, due to the fact that aquamarine (and the entire beryl family) are of hexagonal (six-sided) crystalline form, and six is a number belonging to Venus. Others say it is connect with Gemini, because the stone enhances communication. Even Libras get into the mix, since for them, Aquamarine helps to warn them of danger.

Using Aquamarine

When you immerse the stone in water, this stone becomes a particularly active charm, [Read more…]