Aquamarine is a blue or blue-green variety of beryl and gets it's name from the Latin word meaning "water of the sea". It is said to be the stone of empowerment, for both men and women. Aquamarine is said to be cooling and soothing, and is known as the stone of enhancement and clear communication. It's element is water and it is associated with the Throat (5th), and Heart (4th) chakras. Ancient lore about this beauty suggests it is a treasure of mermaids and it's been said that it brought good luck and protection to sailors.
*Gemstone information gathered from "The Book of Stones" by Robert Simmons and Naisha Ahsian. Pick this book up for an in-depth description of almost every stone on Earth!