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The word aquamarine comes from the Latin, aqua, meaning water and marina, which means 'from the sea'. Legends describe it as the mermaid's stone, bringing luck to sailors and protecting them from the perils of ocean travel.
In crystal healing, aquamarine is thought to have soothing energy that quells phobias or irrational fears. Aquamarine can relieve the stresses of day to day life and helps you to relax. Aquamarine's bestowing of a feeling of serenity makes it a perfect crystal for meditation🧘🏻♀️ 🧘🏻♂️ .
Aquamarine is part of the beryl family of gemstones and is similar in chemical make-up to other members, emerald, morganite, yellow beryl. What really sets it apart as aquamarine is its light blue to dark blue colors with hints of green, which is caused by iron in its chemical composition. (Source: gem-a.com, gemselect.com. Photos: https://earthsky.org/, Andy Holmes on Unsplash )
Care & Cleaning
Warm soapy water is always a safe cleaning method for aquamarine. Cleaning by ultrasonic and steam cleaners is usually safe unless the stone has liquid inclusions or fractures.