About Aquamarine

Aquamarine is derived from the Latin word, aqua marina, meaning sea water. Aquamarine is believed to make sailors fearless and protect them from adversaries at sea. In the Middle Ages, it was believed that the wearer would be granted foresight, insight and freedom from insomnia.

From the light blue of the sky to the deep blue of the sea, aquamarines shine fascinatingly over an extraordinarily beautiful range of mainly light blue color Women all over the world love it for its fine blue shades which can complement almost any skin or eye color. It has good hardness and a wonderful shine that makes beautiful jewelry.

Aquamarine is the anniversary gemstone for the 16th and the 19th year of marriage.

Traditional Metaphysical Properties for Aquamarine:

Courage, purification, peace, intuition, self-expression, balance, preparedness. Aquamarine is also said to help ease depression and grief.

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