Chakra: Aligns all, clears Throat Chakra, opens Third Eye.

Crystal System: Hexagonal.

Color: Green or blue.

Crystal System: Triclinic

Zodiac Sign: Aries, Gemini, Pisces.

Planet: Moon

Rarity: Readily available.

Appearance: Clear to opaque crystal, often small and tumbled or faceted.

Source: USA, Mexico, Russia, Brazil, India, Ireland, Zimbabwe, Afghanistan, Pakistan.

Attributes: Aquamarine is a stone of courage. Its calming energies, reduce stress and quiet the mind. It harmonizes its surroundings and protects against pollutants. In ancient times it was believed to counteract the forces of darkness and produce favor from the spirits of light. It was carried by sailors as a talisman against drowning.

Psychologically: Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It has the power to invoke tolerance of others. It overcomes judgment, gives support to anyone who is overwhelmed by responsibility, and encourages taking responsibility for oneself. It creates a personality that is upright, persistent, and dynamic. It can break old, self-defeating programs. Aquamarine calms the mind, removing extraneous thoughts. It filters information reaching the brain and clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect, and clears up the confusion. With its ability to bring unfinished business to a conclusion.

Spiritually: Aquamarine sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. An excellent stone for meditation. It invokes high states of consciousness and spiritual awareness and encourages service to humanity. Aquamarine shields the aura and aligns the chakras, clearing the throat chakra and bringing communication from a higher plane.

Healing: Aquamarine is helpful for sore throats, swollen glands, and thyroid problems. It harmonizes the pituitary and the thyroid, regulating hormones and growth. This stone has a general tonic effect. It strengthens the body's cleansing organs and aids the eyes, jaw and teeth, and stomach.

Position: Hold or place appropriate. It can be placed on the eyes or used as an elixir.