. The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin aqua marinus, meaning “water of the sea,” and refers to its sparkling ocean-like color. The pale blue, transparent crystal is a member of the Beryl family.
. Aquamarines shine over an extraordinarily beautiful range of mainly light blue colours.
Gemstone Physical Composition: Belongs to the Beryl gemstone family and has a more evenly distributed colour than its close relative the emerald. Aquamarine is coloured by trace amounts of iron.
|Chemical Formula:||Al2Be3Si6O18, Aluminum beryllium silicate|
|Crystal Structure:||Hexagonal, hexagonal prisms|
|Color:||Light-blue to dark-blue, blue-green|
|Hardness :||7.5 – 8 on the Mohs scale|
|Refractive Index:||15.64 – 1.596|
|Density:||2.68 – 2.74|
|Transparency:||Transparent to opaque|
|Double Refraction / Birefringence:||-0.004 to -0.005|
. Wonderful for meditation.
. Healers use it to help reduce fluid retention. It has been used to calm the nerves.
. Aquamarine is helpful to sore throats, swollen glands and thyroid problems. It regulates hormones and growth. Boosts the immune system and alleviates overreactions, such as hayfever or allergies.
. Highly protective during pregnancy, it helps to guard both mother and baby from harm. Discourages miscarriage.
. A brilliant clear gemstone that ranges from blue to blue green.
Aquamarine Vedic Astrology:
. Chakra correspondences: Throat, third eye; cleanses and aligns all chakra.
. Physiological correspondences: Jaw, eyes, liver, throat, thyroid and pituitary glands, hormonal production, growth processes, immune system.
. Vibration: High
. Birthstone: March (Beauty, honesty, loyalty, happiness).
. Marriage: 16th and 19th Years.
. Zodiac Sign: Pisces.
. The best quality stones come from Brazil, but they are also found in Afghanistan, Nigeria, Madagascar, Mozambique, Pakistan, Russia, Zambia, and the United States.
Gemstone Hardness: 7.5 to 8 on Mohs Scale of Hardness.
. Gemstone Care: Most gem Aquamarines have been heat treated to produce the popular blue green colours from less desirable yellow or pale stones.
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Aquamarine Gemstone Quality:
. Aquamarine gemstone quality mainly depends upon color,cut,clarity.
. Gem quality of aquamarine is usually free of inclusions and possesses a superior brilliance, while bead grade aquamarine tends to have interesting inclusions and opaque areas. The more intense the colour of this stone, the higher its value.
. Aquamarine is one of our most popular and best-known gemstones, and distinguishes itself by many good qualities. It is almost as popular as the classics: ruby, sapphire and emerald.
. Aquamarine possesses a durable hardness, which qualifies it for any type of jewelry application.
. Aquamarine is most powerful as a meditation stone, as it brings a great peace and serenity.
. Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people.
. Encouraging clarity of thought, Aquamarine can aid in the assimilation of new knowledge, making it a great crystal for students of all kinds. Aquamarine encourages intellectual growth and inner knowledge