There is much folklore surrounding aquamarine gemstone, here a few snippets below to enjoy.
Birthstone printable posters can be found here and would make an inexpensive but personal gift, when put into a frame of your choice.
A wedding gift
A bridegroom can give aquamarine as a gift to his bride, not just for the “something blue”, but also because when exchanged by lovers it can help the path of their interactions.
Aquamarine in crystal healing
Aquamarine can be used in a similar way to amethyst, for help in calming emotional problems, it can also be worn to help relieve the pain of toothache and to help illnesses of the jaw, throat and stomach.
Since aquamarine is considered a cleansing and purifying stone. it is said that if you make a tincture by placing an aquamarine in a glass of fresh water. Then leave in full moonlight (outdoors is best), for three hours. Remove the stone and drink the liquid for purification and heightened psychic awareness.
I have not tried any of these things so do not take my word that it works, though you may like to try for yourself!
Aquamarine the gemstone for March birthdays, being part of the Beryl family this gemstone is fairly hard wearing and good for most types of jewelry. The bracelet below was made by me using aquamarine gemstone and Swarovski crystal.
|Available from my Etsy store Lululilyjewelry.|
The ancient Romans believed that aquamarine provided energy and cured laziness, and would also protect them against any dangers while travelling by sea.
Aquamarine deposits can be found in several States within the U.S. including Wyoming, Idaho and central Colorado.
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