Aquamarine Meaning and Healing Properties
Many powers are given to aquamarine stones, however aquamarine meaning is focused on enhancing courage and intuition.
Aquamarine is a blue-green beryl variety that has been used as a gemstone and stone of power for thousands of years.
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The meaning of aquamarines revolve around their blue to green color, they are associated with water, the sea in particular.
To increase the power of an aquamarine stone they are sometimes placed in (salt) water.
This connection with the sea gives them their soothing powers, just look into the stone and close your eyes and remember the tranquility of the times you were at a deserted beach.
Aquamarine crystals and stones can help you when meditating, because it soothes the mind giving you the peace of mind required to reach a deep meditative state. Its chakra is the 5th chakra or throat chakra.
It is also the traditional birthstone of October. In addition it is the zodiac birthstone of Scorpio and some add Aquarius to that.
Aquamarine Meaning: Legends and Myths
In history aquamarines have always had a connection with the seas and oceans, because of its blue-green color. Sailors and merchants believed that wearing a piece of aquamarine would offer them protection and would make their trade more successful.
Another legend is that you could prolong your life if you drank water with an aquamarine in it. Some ancient Greek and Roman myths mention that aquamarines originate from the treasure chests of mermaids. Again showing the connection between water and aquamarine stones.
Aquamarine Healing Properties
Aquamarines are mainly used as a soothing stone, to relieve stress. Because of its connection with water it is used to cleanse the body and strengthen the immune system.
Disclaimer: Aquamarine healing should not be used instead of regular medical treatment, but in addition to these treatments. Always seek professional help when dealing with health related problems.