Aquamarine – the Traveller’s lucky gemstone
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Aquamarine is blessed with many mystical powers and, since ancient times, it has been associated with luck, happiness and courage. Primarily, it was considered sacred to the God of the sea and so travellers. It therefore is suitable as a gift for someone travelling or going on a trip – intended to give them good luck on their journey. In ancient times, it was used by the ancient Greeks, the Egyptians and Romans for this purpose, and wearing Aquamarine amulets engraved with the water god was thought to protect them when travelling overseas or on water and bring them good luck at sea and to prevent seasickness. Legend says that Aquamarine was the treasure of the mermaids. It is also referred to as the treasure of Atlantis.
With Aquamarine jewellery gifts you can pass on your good luck blessings for several events: Someone travelling on a trip (moving abroad, for example): A happy bride at a wedding (or engagement); Or just best wishes for an Anniversary.
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Aquamarine is also believed to have a soothing influence on relationships, especially marriage. Its reputed power to ensure a long and happy marriage makes Aquamarine an excellent stone to give on Anniversaries; it is the traditional gemstone for the 19th Wedding Anniversary, and lore has it that an Aquamarine is the luckiest charm for a bride, making it the perfect gift for an Engagement. It is reputed to bring good luck to couples ensuring long-lasting relationships because it evokes feelings of trust and harmony.
To many ancient cultures, Aquamarine was also a symbol of happiness, courage and everlasting youth, curing laziness and quickening the intellect, and improving memory. Aquamarine is said to replace anger and negativity with mental peace and clarity, providing the wearer with emotional and mental balance. For these reasons it is said to be an effective treatment for anxiety, depression and grief, bringing serenity to the mind to the wearer. The gem is also believed to stimulate creativity. It is used for calming and relaxing the mind and to decrease nervous tension. People often wear this lucky gemstone to bring good luck in new ventures and to ensure financial success.
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Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March and associated with the zodiac sign of Aries.
These are some of the most well known ‘ Lucky Gemstones ‘ offering gifts for their own particular / special event that sometimes needs that extra bit of luck or inspiration:
Each of these is renowned for igniting belief and bringing inspiration and good luck to certain events or occasions: