Courage, purification, peace, intuition, self-expression, balance, preparedness. Since early times, aquamarine has been believed to endow the wearer with foresight, courage, and happiness. It is said to increase intelligence and promote youthfulness. The Romans believed that aquamarine absorbs the atmosphere of young love and in medieval times, the stone was thought to reawaken the love of long married couples. Aquamarine is part of the beryl family, along with Emeralds and Morganite.