Aquamarine is a transparent blue colored variety of Beryl mineral. Aquamarine is for Pisceans as it is the official birthstone for March. This stone is ruled by Neptune, the 8th Planet of the Solar system. People born in February, March and October are most likely to wear this stone as it brings positive energy and self-healing in an individual’s life.
Aquamarine has many beneficial properties and it has the qualities to bring out quick positive response to the wearer. Here are some benefits of this marvelous stones.
As aquamarine represent throat chakra, it has the ability to heal sore-throat, swollen gland and thyroid problems. It is known for curing skin diseases like shingles;also, the greenish blue colour of this gemstone helps in soothing tired eyes and vision problems. Allergy, weak immune system,hay fever, stomachand liver problems are healed when wearing this marvelous gemstone.
People who are shy and introverts, hesitate in communicating are prescribed to wear this gemstone as it benefits by promoting self-confidence resulting in good leadership qualities and self-expression.
Increases Financial Stability
Since it is associated with karmic Saturn, wearing aquamarine benefits people in getting honest results of their efforts and hard work. Hence, people facing financial difficulties are advised to wear aquamarine.
Luminous Aquamarine is one of the most popular gemstone because of its appearance and affordability. So, when buying aquamarine, it is important to know what to look for.
Colour intensity is the most important criteria for evaluating gemstones. Clear blue colour aquamarine gemstones are the most valuable ones.
The quality of anaquamarine is determined by its transparency and clarity i.e. perfectly clean and free from visible inclusion.
The Sources of Aquamarine are India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, China, Russia, USA etc. However, Brazilians are the finest.
Aquamarine is more expensive then Blue Topaz because the color of blue topaz is produced by treating colorless topaz with radiation or heat. Whereas Aquamarine is rare in nature, especially in fine color. Its long history as a gem also adds to its collectability.