October 05 2019 – Adrian Jade
Calmness. Peace. Emotional Stability.
Cat's eye aquamarine is a type of green-blue beryl stone that exhibits a rare phenomenon known as chatoyancy. Chatoyancy is an optical trait distinguished by a reflection of light that resembles the slit-eye of a cat. Hence the name "Cat's Eye".
This magical gemstone owes its name to the Latin word for 'sea-water'. The sea-blue stone has a long tradition of being one of the favoured gemstones for seamen.
According to legends, this semi-precious gemstone originated in the treasure chests of mystical mermaids. Legends also say that this gemstone was a prized possession of many mermaids. They would help protect sailors from the dangers of the sea, including warding off the symptoms of sea-sickness.
Many cultures, including Ancient Greek and Roman cultures, have special significance for this gemstone. The Greeks and the Romans believed this to be a sailor's gem. They considered it helpful to ensure safe and prosperous travels across stormy seas.
Benefits of Cat's Eye Aquamarine:
- Cat's eye aquamarine is popularly known as the sailor's lucky stone and ensures a safe and prosperous and safe journey for those at the sea.
- It is perfect for the zodiac sign Scorpio.
The healing power of this gemstone is best observed when it is worn in conjunction with a Tiger Eye gemstone.
It's also effective for those suffering from arthritis, eye inflammations, varicosity, swollen glands and toothaches
- It brings with it calmness, tranquillity and relaxes an otherwise over-active mind.
About Cat's eye aquamarine:
- This natural gemstone derives its name from the eponymous look on the gem -the slit-eye of a cat.
- It is exceptionally rare and is found in Kenya, Pakistan, Myanmar, Australia, USA, India, China and Africa.
- It's a hard gemstone with 8 points on the Mohs scale and no fluorescence.
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