Aquamarine is a deep blue-green variety of the gemstone beryl. Since the gemstone can be cut into attractive shapes due to its facets, it is very popular as a gemstone in our online shop. Aquamarine has traditionally been used as a protective stone for travelers at sea and seafarers since ancient times. The blue gem is said to provide security with its energies in stormy seas.
Aquamarine: Traditional use and meaning
In ancient Rome, aquamarine was considered the stone of love and was given to the bride by the groom. It was also believed that the gem was particularly powerful when cut into the shape of a frog. His energies should then be able to turn enemies into friends. Courage and bravery are also traditionally associated with aquamarine. According to popular belief, its powers have a calming effect on the mind, so the gemstone can help to feel one's own intuition and alleviate fears. The beautiful stone is often ordered online as a suitable companion to support the self-confidence of sensitive people and to keep a clear head in confusing times.
Calming effect on the mind
Aquamarine: color and transparency
The word aquamarine translates from Latin as "sea water" and is a nod to the color of the beautiful stone. Aquamarine's appealing blue can shimmer from a light blue to a mysterious blue-green. The bright variants are more common, while intense colors are less common. The gem can appear transparent or milky.
Aquamarine: Cleanse, discharge and charge
An energetic cleaning after shipping as well as a daily cleaning during use is recommended for the aquamarine. It is gently rinsed under running water at a lukewarm temperature. Aquamarine necklaces from our range should be placed in a bowl of hematite stones at night to discharge. The sun gives the aquamarine new strength again.