The aquamarine is the stone of the sea goddesses of past times. Beads of aquamarine were found in ancient Egyptian mummy pits.
The aquamarine is a semi precious variety of beryl, is a pale blue- green colour and so has long been associated with the sea and with the element of water. Sea witches cleanse the stone in ocean water at night by the light of the Full Moon. To do the same far from the coast, fill a blue vessel with water, add sea salt and let the stone sit in this overnight.
This beautiful stone is worn or carried to enhance the use of psychic powers. It is also a cleansing and purificatory stone, it can be worn or rubbed against the body as part of a purification prior to magical acts. Aquamarine is used for soothing and calming emotional problems. It is a stone of peace, love, joy and happiness, especially in relationships. It is also worn or carried as a protective amulet when sailing or flying over water.
Aquamarine is the stone of courage. It's calming energies reduce stress and quiet the mind. It harmonizes its surroundings and protects against pollutants. In ancient times it was believed to counteracted the forces of darkness and procure favour from the spirits of light.