Beryl is beryllinim aluminum silicate. It is found in an array of colors including blues, greens, creams and pink. The pink flavor of beryl is called morganite, the blue is aquamarine, the green is emerald, the yellow is golden beryl and the reddish is bixbite.
They are mined in Afghanistan, Brazil, China, Italy, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, United States and Zimbabwe.
Beryl is said to bring creativity, reduce tiredness, and increase intelligence. It has been used as a talisman stone for artists of all kinds and especially sculptors.