- Colour: Transparent Teal
- Chakra: Throat Chakra
- Zodiac Signs: Aquarius and Pisces
The aquamarine inspires with its blue-green color, which is reminiscent of shallow ocean lagoons. This also gives it its name, which is derived from the Latin Aqua Marinus, meaning water of the sea. Since ancient times, aquamarine has been considered a protective stone for journeys on land and water, because its powers are supposed to appease the mighty god of the sea Poseidon and give the patient the patience to finish undertakings that have been started. The delicate blue-green gemstone is also said to offer the clarifying properties of the sea and enable a distinction between illusion and truth - the ancient Greeks already considered it a symbol of purity.
Many legends have accumulated around the aquamarine. According to one of these legends, the gemstone came from a mermaid's treasure chest. The name of aquamarine, which translates as sea water, also comes from this legend. In Arabic cultures, aquamarine was revered as the "stone of joy". There it was believed that the gem bestowed positive energies on the wearer to unite body and mind in harmony. In the Middle Ages, aquamarine was referred to as beryl. Even today, the gemstone is very popular as a gemstone.
The aquamarine symbolizes peace. In esotericism it is also known as the "stone of joy". Accordingly, it should support spiritual growth. The wearer of the aquamarine drop jewel experiences a spiritual enlightenment. Through positive energies, the aquamarine gives self-confidence and brings inner peace.