The intriguing aquamarine answers questions with a unique flair. Like a shimmering oracle the magickal stone is believed to show yes or no answers by changing color. Aquamarines become darker or lighter to caution or answer inquiries. A color change in the aquamarine to a very light color is also believed to warn the owner of false or unreliable friends. The mystical aquamarine blue gemstone is a clear translucent blue green or light blue beryl. Aquamarines may also be golden yellow.
The name of the aquamarine is based on Latin words for water and sea. Aquamarines are charming and refreshing scrying mirrors. The sparkling gemstones would be good gifts for people in creative, educational and healing professions. In previous times they have been given to people who travel over water to protect them. The bright gemstones were also given for courage and soothsaying. They were also used to treat seasickness. Aquamarines were believed to counteract poisons in the Middle Ages. Lovely aquamarines are also believed to protect travelers.
Aquamarines are believed to have many healing benefits as well. They are thought to reinforce the immune system and improve the circulation and the lymph system. The gemstones are said to improve vision and heal the eyes. The lovely gemstones are believed to fortify the kidneys, liver, spleen and thyroid. Aquamarines help to heal the ears, eyes, mouth, neck, stomach, teeth and throat. They improve the blood, lymph and body fluids. Aquamarines are used to treat swelling, swollen glands and water retention.
Aquamarines strengthen the immune system thereby protecting the body from illness and assisting in recovery. Aquamarines are calming and soothing. They are helpful in stress management. Aquamarines reduce anxiety and help people to feel peaceful. Throat problems can be alleviated by wearing aquamarine necklaces. Aquamarines are also used to improve breathing when people have allergies. Aquamarines will decrease the swelling of swollen glands when worn near or placed on the glands. Allergies can be treated with aquamarine remedies. Aquamarines also help to treat speech and vocal cord problems.
Here are some Feng Shui tips for placing aquamarine crystals in your home. For more luck in love and to enhance relationships place aquamarine gemstones in the southwest corner of a room. For protection and courage keep aquamarine crystals near the entrance to a room.
Aquamarines may be given as gemstone gifts for the 16th and 19th wedding anniversaries. The aquamarine is the March or Pisces birthstone. Aquamarines are also associated with the astrological signs Libra, Scorpio and Aquarius.
Aquamarines should be worn in contact with the skin for healing purposes. Clean aquamarines once a week by washing them under running water. Then recharge them for a few hours in the sun. You can also cleanse aquamarine jewelry by keeping it overnight with dry hematite and aquamarine tumbled stones.