The sea blue gem
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The name aquamarine comes from the Latin: 'Aqua Marinus' which means 'Water of the sea'. A very appropriate name for a mineral that bears the colors of the ocean.
Family of the Emerald
Aquamarine is a variety of Beril. Green-blue to light-blue berries are called aquamarine. The same family also includes the Emerald (green) and the golden berry (yellow). In Christianity, the aquamarine is associated with Mary and images are often decorated with this gem. The Aquamarine on this page is found in Brazil and has a natural crystal shape.
Legend has it that Aquamarine came from mermaids and would lead to unconditional love. Seafarers carried the stone to protect themselves on their perilous voyages where it would also help prevent seasickness.
Operation of Aquamarine
Aquamarine is said to help speak. This can be speaking publicly or speaking out yourself. It is also an ideal travel stone and helps with fear of flying or fear of water. As a love stone, aquamarine is a helper in finding harmony between people.