A Stone fit for a mermaid
Aquamarine is the pale sea turned from water into a stone. This beautiful and calming crystal has been a cherished and revered stone throughout history. Everything about the Aquamarine crystal revolves around water; Its name comes from the Latin aqua marinus, meaning "water of the sea," and refers to its sparkling ocean-like color. In ancient lore, Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids, and was used by sailors as a talisman of good luck, fearlessness and protection.
It is written into Ancient Greek mythology that Aquamarine washed ashore from the toppled treasure chests of the sirens. Those creatures from the Odyssey who would sing to tempt men into the murky waters.
Aquamarine is above all believed to be a beautiful healer; a crystal that carried the properties of strong healing and brings great relief to the body, mind and soul.
The healing properties of Aquamarine are ideally suited for emotional, spiritual, and physical healing. Aquamarine is calming, soothing, and cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. The soothing and calming effects of the stone, help uncover underlying anger and fears. If there's an old emotional trauma preventing you from moving forward in life, aquamarine’s cleansing properties will assist you in letting go.
It was also considered a stone of eternal youth and happiness. Today, it protects all who travel by, over, or near water, and opens the channels of clear and heartfelt communication. See LASIRENE's complete collection of Aquamarine jewelry here.