The name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin words meaning sea and water, therefore name “aquamarine” means sea water.
|Indian Name :||Aquamarine|
|Formation :||Found in pegmatites and alluvial deposits of gravel.|
The best quality gems are available in Brazil. Other localities include the Urals (Russia), Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Nigeria.
It is available in colors that range of a variety of blue shades. The most valuable colors are sky-blue and dark blue.
Specific Gravity :
|Refractive Index :||1.57-1.58|
|These gems are treated with heat to enhance its color.|
Works against nerve pain, glandular problems, toothache, and disorders of the neck, jaw and throat.
|Strengthens liver and kidneys.|
|Diminishes problems with eyes, ears and stomach, relieves cough.|
|Helps ease depression and grief.|
|Provides courage and strengthens the will.|
Aquamarine has a soothing effect on “just married” couples, assisting them in working out their differences and insuring a long and happy marriage. Aquamarine is said to re-awaken love in long-married couples and signify the making of new friends.