Our crystal of the month for September is Aquamarine! The stone of courage and protection, this is a beautiful crystal that is known for its ability to heighten courage and help with clear communication.
This crystal comes largely from Brazil and is very easy to come by without a high value. The name aquamarine directly translates to ‘water of the sea’, and in ancient times Seamen would carry this crystal to keep them safe whilst at sea and to protect against drowning.
Why Use Aquamarine?
If you are looking to improve your communication skills, then aquamarine is perfect for you. Working closely with the throat chakra, this crystal is used to promote self-expression, and to enhance clear communication. This stone is also great if you are wanting to enhance spiritual communication, by increasing communication with the Goddess.
This stone is wonderfully healing and calming, aiding you to let go of any past emotional issues that you have been holding on to for too long. This crystal will allow you to look at your emotions from an outside perspective, helping you to overcome the judgement of others and calm any fear and worry. Aquamarine has a very soothing energy, making it perfect for calming fears, worries and phobias.
Aquamarine is a great stone for students, as it encourages intellectual growth and new knowledge. You may also like to use aquamarine to help with your reasoning when you experience difficult situations because it can promote logic.
Physically, aquamarine can help to heal any ailments of the throat, such as thyroid or pituitary problems.
How to Use Aquamarine
Use your aquamarine crystals during meditation as a wonderful aid to relaxation. You can benefit from the unique vibration of this stone by holding the crystal tightly in your hand.
Keeping aquamarine close by is also an excellent idea, so why not try placing them in the rooms of your house that you spend the most time?
You can also keep aquamarine close to your heart and throat chakra by wearing this crystal in necklace form. Not only does this stone look beautiful when worn as jewellery, but you will feel the wonderful soothing and calming benefits, too.
Keep a crystal under your pillow at night to aid with a relaxing sleep.