Aquamarine evokes the purity of crystalline waters and the relaxation of the sea. Some claim that aquamarine is calming, soothing, cleansing, and inspires truth, trust and letting go. Aquamarine was believed to be the treasure of mermaids according to ancient beliefs. Aquamarine was used by sailors of days past as a talisman of fearlessness and protection, and it was used as a good luck piece. It was also considered a stone of eternal youth and happiness. Aquamarine today is believed to protect all who travel by, over, or near water, and promote clear and heartfelt communication.