Legend - Aquamarine is a member of the Beryl group. The legendary origin of aquamarine is that it was found in mermaids' treasure chests, making it renowned as a lucky stone for sailors. Its name is derived from the Latin words "aqua marina" for "water" and "sea" in allusion to its colour.
Properties - Aquamarine is believed to be the stone of courage. It has a calming energy which quietens the mind. It was also believed to counteract the forces of darkness. It was carried by sailors as a talisman against drowning.
Description - These Aquamarine beads are opaque pale blue. Sold as temporary 39cm strands.