Love, Protection and Tranquility
There aren't many things more beautiful than the pure blue colour of the aquamarine gemstone. However, this beautiful semi-precious stone also comes with many other benefits besides its visual appeal. Throughout this article, we're going to cover everything you need to know about Aquamarine, including its meaning, healing, and physical properties.
What Is Aquamarine?
Aquamarine is a semi-precious stone that has a beautiful colour. You will find this crystal in various shades of blue-green, turquoise, and blue. It's part of the beryl family, which also holds several other popular gemstones used for jewellery. Some of them include emerald (green), morganite (pink), and heliodor (yellow). Aquamarine is the blue version of beryl. Aquamarine is found mainly in Brazil but can also be found in Russia, Kenya, the USA and Madagascar.
What Does Aquamarine mean?
The name aquamarine highlights the purity of the crystal and conveys the sea's calmness and relaxation. Its name comes from Latin, where the words "aqua Marinus" mean "water of the sea." This is referring to the colour of Aquamarine, as it's a reminder of the sea.
Healing and Physical Aquamarine Properties
As mentioned at the beginning of this article, Aquamarine also has countless other benefits. It has soothing energy and is also the birthstone of Aries, Gemini, Cancer and Pisces' astrological signs.
Aquamarine was believed in ancient times to counteract the forces of darkness and invite the protection and favour of light's spirits.
It was often used by sailors as a protective talisman against misfortunes at sea. It is a highly spiritual stone that opens intuition and increases clairvoyance.
Emotional Healing Energy
One exciting facet of the power of the Aquamarine stone is that, while it is known for its power as a stone of love and spirituality, it also has a protective nature.
Its flowing energy can also help protect and manage your own energy. Many people like to compare its energy to splashes of fresh ocean water, friendly and joyful. Aquamarine is the stone of the sea and the sky, so carrying a small piece in your luggage is invaluable when travelling by sea or air.
Some of the benefits that Aquamarine include:
- Improves psychic abilities
- Heals emotional conflict or trauma
- Brings you piece
- It can help clear the mind
Aquamarine is often naturally liked by sensitive people because of these benefits, as it helps them calm down. It can also help overcome judgementalism and give support for responsibilities. The way Aquamarine does this is through clarifying perception and clearing confusion.
Physical Healing Energy
Aquamarine also has some solid physical healing energy. Similar to its emotional energy, its physical energy is also cooling. This, combined with the fact that it is a gemstone of breath, contributes to how widely beneficial its physical healing energy is.
Aquamarine's energy can heal breathing conditions such as frequent coughing, hay fever, or similar allergies. Additionally, it can also help relieve cold and bronchitis.
The cooling energy can also benefit from healing illnesses that cause a sore throat, for example, laryngitis.
Aquamarine can also help cool teeth and gum problems, as the energy is also cleansing and cool.
Some of the other healing benefits of Aquamarine include:
- It helps heal all types of inflammatory diseases
- Soothing to hives, psoriasis, and eczema
- It helps cure skin allergies
- Complements the treatment for shingles
Meditation With Aquamarine
Aquamarine is a gemstone that also has various benefits for meditation. It's known to help you manage your energy, which of course, is hugely beneficial for meditation. Plus, it is also a gemstone that allows you to awaken paranormal abilities when meditating.
Some traditions even believe that you can see your guardian angel through an Aquamarine crystal when pointing it to the north.
As you have seen throughout this article, Aquamarine is an incredible gemstone. It doesn't only look beautiful, but its physical and emotional healing energy also comes with a range of substantial benefits. If you would like to check out our selection of Aquamarine jewellery, you can do so here.