The beautiful blue to green colour of aquamarine is reminiscent of the colours of the sea. Ancient Greek and Roman myths believed that aquamarines originated from the treasure chest of mermaids. Ancient sailors and merchants often wore a piece of aquamarine to facilitate successful trade.
The gentle and soothing energy of this stone is aligned to the throat chakra and promotes opening the heart to allow emotional understanding and expression of self. Because of the connection to water, it is used to cleanse the body while strengthening the immune system.