Happiness & Marriage
Aquamarine is the gorgeous light blue birthstone of the month of March. The aquamarine is found mostly in the country of Brazil, which is also where the largest aquamarine recorded was discovered at 110kg! Other aquamarine deposits are located in Angola, Kenya, central Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Mozambique, Pakistan, the Ural Mountains in Russia, Tanzania, U.S., and Zambia. This gemstone represents the 19th wedding anniversary and is said to bring happiness into marriage.
A History of Peace
The stone is believed to initiate peace, purification and clarity. Ancient Romans believed that carving a frog out of this precious gemstone would inaugurate harmony between enemies. The gemstone was told to have been discovered by mermaids amongst other treasure in the deep blue sea. The word aquamarine stems from the Latin term, aqua marina , meaning “water of the sea”. This is due to the color of the gemstone which resembles a clear, glistening ocean. The gemstone has also been believed to possess psychic and intuitive powers! Because of its connection to water, the stone is revitalizing and gives life to those around it. The stone itself has been used in jewelry for many years, being known to aid to seasickness.
The aquamarine is associated with the throat chakra, to promote clear verbal communication and self empowerment. This gemstone provides overall clarity and balance, aligning the chakras. The aquamarine can help clear tension and create a healthy flow in outward and inward relationships. Physically, the gemstone helps the thyroid, pituitary, liver, immune system and because the stone is heavily focused on self empowerment and clarity, autoimmune diseases.