This is quite a green / blue Aquamarine gemstone, cut & polished into a fairly large oval cabochon & set in Sterling Silver so you can wear it around your neck as a necklace or pendant.
Aquamarine is a blue to green-blue variety of precious beryl. The beryl group of minerals is most famous for chromium-rich, green emerald. Aquamarine is one of the official birthstones for those born in March. Aquamarine is exceptionally hard and has an outstanding vitreous (glass-like) luster. It is most famous for its breathtaking sea-blue colors which can range from light to dark-blue. The name 'aquamarine' was derived from an old Latin expression which meant 'water of the sea'.
Size: 30 x 28 x 10mm
The following information is courtesy of "The Pocket Book of Stones" which we also sell HERE
Aquamarine facilitates calming and cooling, from anger to hot flashes, and they also activate the throat chakra, assisting in the clear communication of one’s highest truth. They are stones of the Water element, bringing one in touch with the subconscious, the domains of Spirit and our deepest emotions.
Their energy is as refreshing as a shower under a cool waterfall. It brings one to a relaxed, alert stage of consciousness in which one is fully aware of one’s own store of knowledge, wisdom and feelings, and able to articulate them all with clarity and conviction. For women, Aquamarine lends the courage and clarity to express one’s inner knowing, and it enhances intuitive abilities.
It is a doorway to communication with the Goddess, both within the self and in Her outer manifestations. For men, Aquamarine helps dispel emotional numbness and the difficulty men sometimes experience in communicating their feelings. It also calms frustration and helps one keep one’s temper, even when provoked. Aquamarine connects to the Divine Feminine, the Source of life energies, and those who wish to know Her better can use this stone as a gateway.
"This information is for research purposes only and should not be construed as medical recommendations for any disease or symptom. It is not intended to provide medical advice. Consult a licensed healthcare professional for treatment."