Aquamarine March Gemstone

 

The Aquamarine is traditionally considered as the birthstone for those who born in the month of March. The name aquamarine is derived from Latin words “Aquos” and “marine” means water and sea.

This gemstone is very much well known in sailors. In ancient time it was believed that this gemstone protects sailors from various dangerous situations in the sea and guarantees a safe voyage. Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids and often used by sailors for good luck, fearlessness and protection. In ancient time aquamarine was considered a stone of eternal youth and happiness. Today it is also used for protection of all those who travel by, over, or near water and open the channels of clear and heartfelt communication

The serene color of Aquamarine cools the temper of wearer. It has the ability to keep the possessor’s mind calm and quite.

Properties of Aquamarine

Aquamarine gemstone is considered as quite harder gemstone due to its Moh’s scale score. This gemstone has a hardness of 7.5 to 8 on Mohs scale. So it is used in making desirable jewelry items like earrings, pendants, rings, necklaces, bracelets and many more.

Aquamarine is found often in greenish blue tone. It is often found in variety of color range from greenish blue to bold blue-green. The Color intensity increases with the size of the stone. Larger stones have more intense color as compared to small sized stones. This gemstone mainly found in Africa, Brazil, Pakistan etc.

Healing Properties:

Aquamarine is a stone which has lot of healing properties. It is a stone of breath, respiratory tract and lungs. It has the ability to heal sinus conditions, frequent coughing and also effective in chronic allergies. Aquamarine is also worth useful in healing inflammatory diseases like eczema, hives, psoriasis and more. It synchronizes the pituitary and thyroid glands of the body and regulates the growth of the body. We can also remove various vision problems and tired eye problem by placing Aquamarine on our eyelids for 25 minutes every night.