Aquamarine A Chips - Tiny
Aquamarine is recognizable by its delicate blue or otherwise turquoise color. The greenish blue tint is suggestive of sea water color, hence the name Aquamarine. The deeper the blue, the higher valued the gemstone.
Aquamarine was a high gemstone of value in ancient Sumerian and Greek civilizations as it is compared it to a treasure from a mermaid’s home. While valued long ago in Egypt as it has ben found it in numerous tombs and burial grounds, so widely popular among the nobility.
Aquamarine was used by Roman fishermen who believed it brought a bountiful catch. Sailors would carry the stone on their voyages as good luck tokens that brought calm seas and safe passage on their journey. But the folklore doesn’t stop there. Aquamarine was also considered to be a token which grants its wearer protection from harmful effects of gossip.
This beautiful stone has many qualities – aesthetic, value and metaphysical properties that make it truly a crystal of beauty. A stone that brings balance and tranquility, with Earth’s most profound history written in its core.