March Birthstone Jewelry
Nature of The Stone:
Early sailors believed that aquamarine talismans, etched with the likeness of the sea god Neptune, protected them against ocean dangers. Pale blue aquamarine gemstones are associated with good health, youth, love and hope. Wearing this gem is thought to reawaken married love, build your courage and increase your happiness. Plus, aquamarine's soothing blue color is believed to bring mental clarity and releases negative energy from the wearer. Aquamarine is a symbol of courage, creativity, perception, hope and self-expression.
Aquamarine accelerates the intellectual reasoning processes and enhances the ability for rapid response. Aquamarine encourages the ideal of service to the world and to the development of a humanity attuned to healing. It emits a gentle and compassionate energy, promoting moderation and responsibility for ones' actions.
As a travel crystal, greenish blue Aquamarine protects those who journey by sea, alleviating the fear of water, and guards those involved in any long-haul travel such as flying or driving long distances. As a love crystal, pale blue Aquamarine encourages a lover to return, helps two people with different lifestyles to live together in harmony, and reduces the effects of sensitive issues that cause quarrels.
Healing and Gemstone Meanings:
Physical: Aquamarine’s calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind, making it a great aid for meditation. It can shield the aura and align the chakras. It’s also popular for pregnant women, as it helps to guard both mother and baby against harm and discourages events like a miscarriage. For everyone else, aquamarine is helpful to sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid problems. It regulates hormones and growth, boosts the immune system and alleviates overreactions, such as hay fever or allergies.
Spiritual: See yourself standing before a pool of clear aquamarine water. Allow any of the negative emotions that you know that you have been feeling, and that is now being brought into your mind for clearing, to release into the water. As they float away, you feel the water purifying you, as you allow yourself to let go of any disharmony that you have been experiencing. This is an excellent way to aid stress and anxiety, and will also help your health to improve overall. Aquamarine is often given as a love token or eternity ring and increases commitment and fidelity "as long as the waters of the earth flow.
Aquamarines are found in a range of blues; from a pale pastel to a greenish-blue to a deep color. Darker shades of blue are increasingly rare and in turn, make the value increase. Aquamarine is frequently a pastel gemstone but the color can be more intense in larger gemstones, smaller aquamarines tend to be less vivid.