Aquamarine Tumbled Stone
Call of the Mermaids
Affirmation: I am able to identify my feelings and resolve unsettling emotions. Negativity flows away effortlessly and lovingly. I enjoy a wonderful sense of emotional balance. Inspiration flows effortlessly into my consciousness.
About the stone: Aquamarine is the blue variety of the mineral Beryl. Beryl is a silicate mineral containing aluminum and beryllium and very often occurs in a bluish green color. Crystallizing in the hexagonal system, crystals are often light in color.
Astrological sign(s): Aquarius, Pisces
Mohs scale: 7.5–8
Spiritual uses: Aquamarine is a perfect stone for a lover of sea creatures, including dolphins and whales, as well as mermaids and undines (water nymphs). Connecting with sea creatures through this stone is a joyful way to awaken spiritually and is an excellent tool for self-development. The practice of opening communication with fish and mammals of the sea helps the development of telepathic skills and the understanding of other types of spiritual communication, including channeling and mediumship.
Mental uses: When your mind has hit a brick wall or has become stuck in some way, turn to aquamarine. This gemstone helps with receiving inspiration in all areas of life. If you have a problem, hold aquamarine with the intention that the resolution will be communicated to you. Writer’s block? For inspiration, gaze at the stone and visualize yourself writing.
Emotional uses: Water, as represented by this aquamarine, assists in regaining emotional balance. This sea-foam-colored stone clears the consciousness, releasing emotionally charged thoughts. It also helps relieve any negative energy from conversations and your own internal dialogue. With this semiprecious stone in hand, learn how to allow tears to flow to wash away sadness or other emotional hurts. This is a stone of truth.
Divine guidance: Are your emotions in turmoil? Are you simply feeling uneasy? When was the last time you went to the seaside or to another large body of water? Spend time at the water’s edge to regain emotional balance. This will help clear away any negative energy you may have accumulated from unsettling conversations or negative internal dialogue.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013)by Margaret Ann Lembo