Aquamarine stone is a beautiful in green, blue, yellow, pink and other shades gemstone variety of the mineral Cyclosilicate. Aquamarine stone is one of the hardest gemstone with a Mohs index of 7.5-8 and specific gravity average 2.76. It is mined in India, Brazil and other countries.
Who Should Wear An Aquamarine?
Aquamarine is the birthstone for Scorpio (23 Oct-23 Nov) in Western Astrology. In Indian Astrology, Aquamarine strengthens Venus and is hence, the rashi ratna for Taurus and Libra.
Aquamarine Stone Benefits:
Aquamarine is a very significant healing and therapy stone. It is primarily associated with the throat chakra and is worn to help the wearer give words to his thoughts and strengthen his self expression.
Aquamarine has always been identified with the oceans and seas. It symbolizes the eternal and free flowing characteristic of water and instills the same quality within the wearer.
One of the Aquamarine benefits is that it has a positive effect on the love life of the wearer.
Aquamarine brings focus, clarity and organization into its wearer’s life. It empowers the wearer to make informed decisions and helps him develop leadership qualities.
Aquamarine gem showers its wearer with courage and ability to clear self expression. Therefore, it is said to be very beneficial for people who are shy or under confident.
Aquamarine Gemstone Prices:
Aquamarine stone price in India per carat depends upon its Weight (carat/ratti), Treatments and Quality (cut, color and clarity).
Natural loose Aquamarine prices per carat in India generally lie between Rs. 700 – Rs. 3,000 per carat and above.
For best Astrological effect, you should buy an Aquamarine of price Rs. 3,000 per carat. Your second choice should be the quality with Aquamarine stone cost in India Rs. 1700. Finally, go for the quality of Aquamarine with Rs 700 per carat.
Convert Aquamarine rate per carat into Aquamarine price per ratti by multiplying it by 0.6 (so, Rs. 10,000/ct = Rs. 6,000/ratti).
The quality of Aquamarine depends upon its cut, color and clarity.
For Astrological purposes, Aquamarine gemstones should be clear, transparent, aqua blue in color and have no internal inclusions.
The cut or facets of the stone has ornamental significance and not astrological.
Aquamarine stones are often highly clear and have pure & uniform color.
Beware! Most dealers sell Aquamarines which have been treated to deepen their blue color and remove internal inclusions. These stones may look attractive but have little astrological benefits.
Where Should I Buy Natural Aquamarine?
When buying Aquamarine gemstones online in the UK, USA, India or anywhere in the world do, ensure that you get a Lab Certificate of its authenticity from a Reputed Lab and that the dealer is ready to get the gemstone certified from any reputed lab of your choice as there are many fraudulent labs that give out fake certificates as well.
We value your trust above anything else and therefore, provide a free lab certificate which ensures that your Aquamarine gemstone is 100% natural. Also, you can pay cash on delivery as we provide free shipping for our products worldwide. We also have a customer – friendly return and refund policy.
How to Wear Aquamarine Gemstone?
The first choice as the metal for Aquamarine should be Silver. The second choice as the metal for Aquamarine should be Panchdhatu.
Procedure for Wearing Aquamarine Gemstone
Aquamarine is worn in the middle finger of the correct hand (left-hand for left-handed people and right-hand for right-handed people). It should be worn on Saturday evening during the Krishna Paksh (Waning Moon).
Chemical Composition of Aquamarine:
Aquamarine is the greenish-blue to blue variety of Beryl. It forms in beautiful crystals that can be quite large and totally transparent.
|Composition||Beryllium Aluminum Silicate|
|Hardness||7.5 - 8 on Moh’s scale|
|Refractive Index||1.565 – 1.605|
|Transparency||Transparent to Translucent|
|Specific Gravity||2.6 – 2.9|