These are small, lovely and clear chips in the blue-green very translucent family. Excellent for medicine bags and layouts.
Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Considered a protective stone for travelers, aquamarine calms the mind and reduces stress. This beautiful stone sharpens intuition and works to open clairvoyance. Having an affinity with sensitive individuals, aquamarine gives support to
those overwhelmed by responsibility and encourages the individual to take responsibility for themselves and their actions. This stone can help the individual evolve towards becoming more upright, persistent and dynamic in personality and is useful in helping breaking old, self-defeating personality traits.
Aquamarine filters information and clarifies perception while sharpening the intellect and clearing confusion. Having an ability to bring unfinished business to a conclusion, this stone helps bring closure on all levels. Clearing blocked communication, it promotes self-expression and understanding of underlying emotional states while soothing fears. Aquamarine, like blue lace agate, is a good stone to wear while in hot climates, as they both provide natural cooling. Aquamarine is believed to shield the aura, align chakras, clear the throat chakra and align the physical and spiritual bodies. Considered by many to be a wonderful meditation stone, it’s calming qualities help the individual to be receptive to communication from a higher plane.
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March.
Folklore | History
In ancient times Aquamarine was carried as a talisman by sailors to protect against drowning. It was also believed to protect against forces of darkness and gain favor from spirits of light.
Aquamarine is believed to assist with sore throats, swollen glands and thyroid problems. Strengthens the bodies cleansing organs, they eyes, jaw, teeth and stomach. Is believed to harmonize the pituitary and thyroid.
A member of the beryl family, aquamarine is found primarily in deposits known as granitic pegmatites. The forming of aquamarine is dependent on iron and beryl. When the beryl is forming, the presence of iron helps with the crystallization process and will result in aquamarine.
Throat, Third Eye
Cleanses and aligns all the chakras.
Aries, Gemini, Pisces
April 2018 Staff Favorite
Aquamarine is a stone of harmony, hope, and courage. It provides support during changes and works to promote tolerance. Wear or place a piece of aquamarine over your heart when you need encouragement, as it inspires hope, just as the coming of spring does for all of us. ~ Jamie
Aquamarine at Crystal Life
All of our stones are hand-selected by Crystal Life President, Atala Toy. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life, they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.
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