Aquamarine Oval Stonebridge Imports Aquamarine Oval Wholesale! Weight: 8.5ct Length: 1.7cm Width: 1.1cm Type: Beryl Chemical Formula: Be3Al2SiO6 Color: Blue, greenish-blue Crystal Structure: Hexagonal Cleavage: 3,1 - basal Transparency: Transparent to translucent Luster: Vitreous Mythology: In Medieval times, the stone was thought to reawaken the love of married couples. It was also believed to render soldiers invincible. There are many myths and legends about the aquamarine stone. Another Roman legend stated that the stone absorbs the atmosphere of young love: “When blessed and worn, it joins in love, and does great things.” Aquamarine was also considered the most appropriate morning gift to give to a bride by her groom following the consummation of their marriage. Usage: Translucent Aquamarine displaying cat’s eye effect and asterism are uncommon, but they do exist and are cut and polished into cabochons. Many exceptionally large and flawless Aquamarine gem pieces have been cut. Occasionally, perfect, flawless, six-sided crystals are worn as necklace pendants. Lesser quality Aquamarines lacking good transparency are sometimes used as beads and as rough polished stones in bracelets and necklaces. Metaphysical Properties:It supports the healing of inflammatory diseases of all kinds, and is soothing to eczema, hives, rosacea and psoriasis. It may also help prevent outbreaks of herpes. Some skin diseases caused by allergies may be cured by Aquamarine, and can complement the treatment for shingles. Aquamarine is a stone of breath, the respiratory tract, and the lungs. It can heal sinus conditions and frequent coughing, and is effective for hay fever and other chronic allergies. It relieves colds and bronchitis. Aquamarine is a cooling stone, countering infections and useful for laryngitis, strep throat or a sore throat. It harmonizes the pituitary and thyroid glands, regulating hormones and growth. It is beneficial for teeth and gum problems. Healing Properties:Sharpens intuition and opens clairvoyance. Wonderful for meditation. Aquamarine has an affinity with sensitive people. It can invoke tolerance of others and overcomes judgmentalism, giving support to those overwhelmed by responsibility. Clarifies perception, sharpens the intellect and clears confusion. Useful for closure on all levels. Promotes self-expression. Soothes fears and increases sensitivity. Shields the aura and aligns the chakras. Highly protective during pregnancy, it helps to guard both mother and baby from harm. Discourages miscarriage.