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5 interesting facts about Aquamarine gemstone

Updated: Oct 10, 2022

As you probably know, I have already written about the various gemstones in my jewellery collection. The next one in line is the Aquamarine gemstone. So this blog is all about the origin, the healing properties, the cleaning and cleansing of this beautiful gemstone that name comes from the latine word "aqua-marine" which means seawater.

1. Aquamarine gemstone - the healing properties

Aquamarine is the stone of life and breath. The water element the stone possesses is powerful for cleansing the emotional body, quieting the mind in an overwhelming situation and helping balance the emotions. Aquamarine gemstone helps manage excessive anger, fear or any past trauma and aids in moving through transitions and big changes in one's life. The stone is known for benefiting people who struggle with communication skills promoting mental stability and brain development in younger children.

Wearing Aquamarine provides a superior cloud of protection over the one wearing it. Not only does it secure a barrier over the aura to protect it but also creates a soothing, positive atmosphere around the wearer.

Meditation is practised using this stone, as it is believed that the stone has soothing powers that aid in meditation.

2. Aquamarine gemstone origin

The stone originates from Brazil but can also be found in Nigeria, Zambia, Pakistan, Madagascar and Mozambique. The crystal has been used for jewellery since 500 BC and is associated with the sea due to its tropical blue tones The talisman was thought to contain the treasure of mermaids, and sailors and travellers used it to protect themselves from being shipwrecked or to ward off sea sickness. There has been a trend in recent years to value blue stones more than green stones. However, as recently as the 19th century, sea green stones were among the most sought after stones, usually found in the Espirito Santo region of Brazil.

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3. Aquamarine gemstone - birthstone

Today, aquamarine is considered a symbol of faithfulness, courage, and friendship. As the birthstone for March, it is also the anniversary gemstone for a wedding that is in the 19th year. It is associated with Pisces, the zodiac sign and the planet Neptune. The Throat chakra is associated with aquamarine.

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4. Aquamarine gemstone - cleaning

Due to the light and colouring of Aquamarine, it is important to keep the stone looking at its best and with proper maintenance, keep them healing at their full potential. Aquamarine is best cleaned in warm, soapy water. First, find a small bowl and fill it with warm water. Add some dish soap to make the water sudsy. Secondly, Set your aquamarine jewellery inside the bowl and allow it to soak for a few minutes. Then, Scrub the stone gently with a toothbrush to dislodge any particles and remove dirt. Finally, Rinse under warm water once the stone has been cleaned to remove any remaining soap and dry with a soft cloth.

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5. Aquamarine gemstone - charging your crystal

When programming crystals with an intention, you should keep their frequencies clean and fully charged because they magnify the surrounding energy. Solar energy and moonlight are powerful energy clearing tools derived from nature. With Aquamarine meaning water as a sustainable energy source, a sun and full moon spa for crystals can effectively cleanse and purify your chakras. You can harness the full cleansing power of nature by placing your crystal outside in the sun and allowing the sun's energy to burn away any toxic energy. It is also possible to place your crystal under the full moon and let it bathe in the moonlight. At least 4 hours should be spent on both the cleansing and charging processes.

I hope you found these 5 simple but interesting facts about Aquamarine gemstone useful. Whether you know about crystals, you are learning about crystals, or just like the colour of the gems, you have to admit, the colour of this crystal is simply mesmerising and it will always remind me of the seaside. The light blue sea, so clear, that you can see all life in it. If you would like to see any other jewellery with gemstones, please visit my website Gaia Nature Inspired Jewellery gemstones and crystals.

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