Aquamarine stones are beautiful crystals that heighten courage, and aid clear communication with the Divine source of all that is.
They have strong metaphysical properties that help you to let go of old emotional issues you may be holding on to.
By assisting you to release anger and reduce stress, it may help you to make positive changes in your life.
These lovely stones help to heighten your courage when you are handling grief, and are powerful to assist self healing.
The meaning of this crystal's name derives from the Latin, meaning 'water of the sea'.
It is possible to get milky aquamarine gemstones, and both the clearer stones and opaque crystals are very popular, particularly to use to make fine quality jewelry, like the piece shown below.
The largest numbers of Aquamarine stones come from Brazil, with supplies of this stone also available from Burma, Mexico, Ireland, India, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Russia, Australia and the USA, so they are easy to come by.
It is the inclusions of iron, and the amount within the Beryl, which creates the yellow color within the stones. Many of these greenish blue colored genstones are heat treated to remove the yellow color.
As a healer it is always an advantage to use the natural crystals if you can, as the healing qualities of natural stones may be superior.
When you go to buy this stone, which is a variety of Beryl, most of the stones are in the color range from pale blue to medium blue, with only a few bluish green stones.
Some of the most popular stones for metaphysical purposes are Beryl. They are highly favored both due to their healing attributes and because they make lovely crystal jewelry.
The Beryl group of crystals includes this blue stone as well as these others. Bixbite is the rare raspberry red variety of beryl, and Morganite crystals are pink, purple-pink or peach.
Emerald stones are green, Heliodor is yellow to yellow-green, and the colorless Beryl is Goshenite, also known as White Beryl.
Both healers and anyone who just loves crystals and is using Aquamarine crystals for self healing, may want to think about the type of stone you wish to purchase.
Aquamarine is easy to buy, and natural Aquamarine occurs as both green-blue stones and the pale blue gemstones you commonly see sold.
Aquamarine, Morganite and Blue Topaz are mixed together in the pendant in the photo on the right.
This is a beautiful piece of jewelry, that is a pleasure to wear, as Morganite is another beryl variety that has a deep heart based vibration.
One of the Aquamarine facts for you to consider, if you are thinking about using this crystal, is about the color of the stone.
The color of Aquamarine stones is a mixture of both blue and green, which makes it a stone for the heart chakra, the thymus and the throat chakra.
A benefit of using this crystal is that it aids you to let go of emotional issues from your past that you have been holding on to. Within the thymus chakra or the higher heart, this energy is very powerful.
It emits flowing, soothing, compassionate energy yet strangely some people find this an uncomfortable stone to work with.
So do it gradually, using it for a little while each day. It has powerful metaphysical properties that support communication.
They are powerful throat chakra stones that will enhance communication with the Goddess, and improve your overall spiritual communication.
Beautiful gemstones made from this stone are available.
Jewelry made from these crystals comes in many lovely styles, including being mixed with other first-rate crystals, and are available at a variety of prices.
Whatever your choice is, the main thing is to keep it within your aura for as long as possible during the day.
This is especially valuable when you are working on integrating any of its specific healing qualities.
When you consider its name, you are aware that it has a lot of the water element vibration within it, so it will assist you to better handle your emotions.
These stones are powerful to assist those who are going through the process of grief and loss.
Often grief is accompanied by anger, and the feeling of "why me."
Aquamarine stones are a powerful aid at these times, to use for self healing.
The vibration of Aquamarine gemstones will calm your grief, and dilute your feelings of anger.
You can see that Aquamarine stones make beautiful jewelry, but if you are unable to obtain some, you can simply use a piece of this crystal.
The main thing though is to make sure you have them close to the right area. At night you may also like to put one under your pillow, so that it will aid you while you sleep.
Using either a rough crystal or a tumbled piece will have the same vibration for healing. It is easy to buy Aquamarine jewelry, and this is an easy way to keep it on your body.
But another method is to put them in a small cloth bag in your pocket, the bag being used to make sure you don't lose them.
The best use for Aquamarine stones is to meditate with them, and it is also excellent way to relax yourself.
As you go deeper into the relaxed meditative state, keep in mind the qualities that you would like to integrate, that this stones energy may accentuate.
Aquamarine may help you to find your spirit guide and connect with your higher self
Their energy may also help you when you are developing psychic gifts.
To get maximum benefit from this stones unique vibration, either wear it on your body or hold one of the Aquamarine stones in your hand.
Having one of these crystals somewhere within your energy field or aura is valuable. This applies to any stone you use for meditation.
Keeping them close to your throat chakra and your thymus or higher heart chakra is helpful.
If there is a specific attribute of these crystals that you know you need, keep this in your mind as you go deeper into relaxed inner awareness.
Meditation with this lovely crystal can begin by you seeing yourself standing before a pool of clear aquamarine water.
You may find that negative emotions come into your mind at this point... for clearing, and this is okay, especially if you know you have have been feeling them for some time.
Allow any of these hurtful emotions that are now being brought into your mind to release into the water.
As they float away, you feel the water purifying you. Allow yourself to let go of any disharmony that you have been experiencing.
This is an excellent way to aid stress and anxiety, and will also help your health to improve overall.
These stones supply useful help to relieve stress as they will also aid you to reduce the tension around an issue. They will encourage you to embrace change, as well as granting you the courage to go on.
You will find Aquamarine stones included on the list of birthstones by month, as it is a February, March and October birthstone.
This is an advantage when shopping for jewellery, as you should easily be able to purchase an Aquamarine gemstone birthstone ring or pendant.
It is also one of the birthstones for the zodiac, and it is quite popular as it is known to help those born under a number of astrological signs.
Even though it is a blue stone, the green within Aquamarine stones makes them a stone for both the heart chakra and the throat chakra.
Wearing this blue-green stone as either a pendant or earrings, keeps it in the general area. This is a good spot to place any heart chakra or throat chakra stones, for maximum vibrational effect.
It is a well-known Aries, Gemini and Pisces birthstone. So you can imagine that this gemstone is popular, and is often available in various qualities at a price to suit most people.
Powerful emotional healing can result from wearing them in the area of your heart chakra.
The flowing vibration of these crystals grants you courage, while calming your emotions and aiding you to live a better life.
Aquamarine stones are wonderful stones to wear, and are now quite commonly available.
This means that it is possible to buy lovely crystal jewelry made from these stones.
Whether you buy natural crystals or use heat treated stones, the vibration of these beautiful gemstones will benefit your overall communication abilities.
To ensure that the good energy of your Aquamarine gemstones continue, after you have been using them, make sure that you cleanse them on a regular basis.
Use it with Stellerite to aid you to handle negative emotions you may be feeling, or with Aqua Aura Quartz to enhance the truthfulness of your communication.
You may choose to blend it with Moldavite, as this combination energizes Aquamarine, and the Aquamarine soothes the high energy of Moldavite.
For improved communication with the Goddess, you may like to combine this stone with blue throat chakra stones.
Choose blue crystals such as Blue Aragonite, Amazonite, Sodalite, Chrysocolla, Ajoite, Blue Topaz, Blue Calcite, Larimar or Blue Lace Agate, as well as Septaria or Thulite.
Using Aquamarine crystals is known to enhance the gift of intuition, so use it if you are working on your intuitive gifts.
If you wish to obtain psychic employment, where communicating psychically may be required, combine this lovely stone with crystals that may help you with developing your other psychic gifts.
Labradorite, Lavender Purple Iolite, Blue Aventurine, Smithsonite, Dumortierite, Blue Apatite, Lepidocrocite or Blue Celestite are all psychic crystals.
If you are having problems handling feelings of grief, you may wish to combine this crystal with stones such as Apache Tears, Blue Cavansite, Datolite, Pink Tugtupite, Strombolite also known as Spurrite, Stilbite, Green Diopside or Lepidocrocite.
All members of the Beryl family combine well, and can be used together, see pictures below.
The lovely pink Morganite crystals blend well with most other varieties of Beryl, and they may help to enhance love and compassion.
Use Aquamarine with Emeralds which are the lovely green Beryl to boost
the level of love in your life. You may also like to combine these blue
stones with Heliodor the bright yellow Beryl and Goshenite, also called White Beryl.
It is always useful to experiment with mixing different crystals to together, as the resulting energies are often more powerful than a particular stone used on its own.