Natural Aquamarine crystal with sterling silver on an adjustable black leather cord.
Aquamarine is for cooling, soothing and enhancement of clear communication. Element: Water, Chakra: 4th (heart) and 5th (throat).
Science stuff: Aquamarine is a blue-green variety of beryl, a beryllium aluminum silicate mineral with a hardness of 7.5-8. Its crystal system is hexagonal (trigonal) and its pigment is iron. History records its first use in Greece between 300 and 500 BC. It's name, derived from the Latin meaning 'water of the sea' is an apt description of the color and clarity of fine Aquamarine crystals. In ancient lore, it was believed to be a treasure of mermaids, and it was used as a talisman to bring good luck, fearlessness and protection to sailors. It was also valued as a stone of eternal youth and happiness.
Birthstone for March.