Known for promoting intellectual understanding, aquamarine can help sharpen the mind. By stimulating quick thinking, aquamarine helps keep the mind more alert and disciplined, eliminating self-destructive thoughts and bestowing a more light-hearted view of yourself and others.
HOW IT IS FORMED
Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family, forming in metamorphic rock and granite. Beryls are known for their hexagonal form, which results from the geometric arrangement of atoms during growth. Found worldwide, the finest pieces of aquamarine come from Brazil, China, India, and Zambia.
HISTORY & LEGENDS
Ancient Greeks thought the stone to be a lost treasure of the mythical sea creatures, nymphs and sirens. For this reason, sailors would carry it with them for luck. They believed it to have magic powers, bringing them courage and protection at sea.