This blue-green beryl has an ancient connection with seas and oceans.
The name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater (aqua
marina, “water of the sea”). This is a stone of the sea and a stone of
the mystic which opens and clears the 5th Chakra.
The Throat Chakra stimulates the ability to communicate one’s deepest
truths. Expressed in Sound, the 5th chakra is all about tuning your
creative identity and self-expression through communication.
Physically, the 5th Chakra keeps the throat, mouth and thyroid in healthy balance.
Spiritually, this communication chakra supports and is strengthened by creativity, truthfulness and exercising your true will.
Blue is also the color of Tranquility, Trust, and Intuition
Green is the color of the 4th or Heart Chakra, so the greener specimens of Aquamarine help you speak or create from the heart.
Aquamarine as a Birthstone
Month: It is the modern birthstone of March and the traditional birthstone of October.
Zodiac: Aquamarine is linked to many zodiac signs.
Many associate it with Scorpio, and some also attribute it to Pisces or
Aquarius due to it’s watery sea-like quality. For Aquarius the
aquamarine promotes friendship and love, while for Pisces it encourages
awareness. But it is also the stone of Taurus according to some, due to
the fact that aquamarine (and the entire beryl family) are of hexagonal
(six-sided) crystalline form, and six is a number belonging to Venus.
Others say it is connect with Gemini, because the stone enhances
communication. Even Libras get into the mix, since for them, Aquamarine
helps to warn them of danger.