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March Birthstone: Aquamarine

March 1, 2016November 16, 2017No comments


The birthstone for the month of March is Aquamarine. It can vary in hue from blue to greenish blue. It’s name comes from two Latin words: aqua, meaning “water,” and marina, meaning “of the sea.” It was said to calm waves and keep sailors safe.

Aquamarine is the green-blue to blue variety of the mineral beryl. Emerald is also from the same mineral but is the green to bluish green variety.

Stop by and see our beautiful selection of Aquamarine. This stone goes great with any outfit and is a perfect addition to anyone’s jewelry collection. Plus, lore also says that Aquamarines help to “enhance the happiness of marriages.” Can’t hurt, right?

 Source: GIA