Aquamarine has been used in jewellery as far back as 500BCE and is known as the ‘stone of courage & protection’
Most commonly found in Brazil, this Cyan green gemstone is found in granite rock. Once believed to mermaid treasure; Aquamarine is named after the Latin word for seawater. Sailors would wear aquamarine as a talisman to protect against stormy seas and shipwrecks.
Aquamarine is on the official list for wedding anniversary gifts and is traditionally given to celebrate the 19th year. The gemstone represents a prolonged relationship.
The stone is associated with clear communication and verbal expression.
5th Chakra: Throat
Birthstone for March