ASTROLOGICAL STONE FOR AQUARIUS: TURQUOISE
Description: Turquoise’s particular shade of blue-green, caused by copper and traces of iron, is so distinctive it has a color named after it. Because of its beauty and ease of working, it’s been a favorite of carvers and jewellers for millenia. It’s been used widely by, among others, Ancient Egyptians, Persians and Native Americans. Over the course of time, a wealth of associations have developed: some Native Americans associate turquoise with the Sky Father and Earth Mother, while in ancient Egypt it was an eye stone, and the Persians used for all-around good luck. The oldest pieces of jewelry known to exist are a pair of turquoise and gold bracelets that were buried with the mummy of an Egyptian queen.
Metaphysical uses: Blue goes with the air element and the throat chakra, so it’s no surprise that turquoise enhances communication, including communication with other worlds. It purifies and dispels negative energy. It is considered beneficial for both digestion and eyesight.
Alternative stones for Aquarius: Aquamarine, Blue Tiger’s Eye and Fluorite