CHAKRA: All, especially the Heart and Throat
MINED IN: USA, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, India, Africa, Pakistan
Aquamarine is a blue or blue-green variety of beryl. Its name is derived from the Latin meaning ‘water of the sea’.
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. The soothing energy of Aquamarine makes it a perfect companion to calm fears and phobias.
Aquamarine shields the aura from harmful energies and aligns all chakras, especially the Throat Chakra, opening communication with higher planes. It can also work with the Heart Chakra by helping us realize our innermost truth. Aquamarine facilitates the releasing of old patterns of behavior that no longer serve, and that actually inhibit our growth. Aquamarine can also bring peace and calm to the overactive mind, making it a great aid for deepening the meditative state.
Encouraging clarity of thought, Aquamarine can aid in the assimilation of new knowledge, making it a great crystal for students of all kinds. It also encourages intellectual growth and inner knowledge, opening us up to intuition. It can help us overcome judgment of others and encourage tolerance. Aquamarine can calm fear and worry, by opening the mind up to understanding the nature of Divine Perfection in the Universe.
- Calms the mind and helps reduces stress
- Clarifies perception and sharpens the intellect
- Helps break old, self-defeating programs
- Clears communication and promotes self-expression
- Soothes fear and increases sensitivity
- Sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance
- Encourages service to humanity
- Shields the aura and aligns the chakras
Aquamarine is a wonderful stone for meditation: it invokes high states of consciousness and spiritual awareness. Meditating with Aquamarine can bring new insights from the higher self to be applied in daily life.
Aquamarine is believed to be useful for a soar throat, swollen glands, and thyroid problems. This stone has a general tonic effect. It is said to strengthen the body’s cleansing organs, and aid the eyes and jaws.
Hold or place as appropriate. Wear as jewelry or use as an elixir.
Did You Know?
Aquamarine’s first recorded used was in Greece between 300 and 500 B.C. The largest aquamarine stone was found in 1910 in Brazil, weighing 243 pounds. In ancient times it was carried by sailors to promote safe travel and to protect against drowning.