March Birthstone - Aquamarine
The Aquamarine March birthstone is one of the most sophisticated and stunning jewels in the world ~ the symbol of happiness, beauty and elegance.
The Aquamarine gemstone varies in color from a light-greenish blue hue to a bright blue tone.
The depth of the color determines the value of this gorgeous gemstone. The deeper the color of the aquamarine gemstone, the greater the value.
The Aquamarine gemstone is largely mined in Brazil. It is where you will find the most prized and vibrantly blue aquamarine.
These gemstones are cut to perfection after mining and faceted into different forms to make them look fancy and suitable for fashion jewelry throughout the world.
For centuries, aquamarines have been considered to be a lucky stone, especially for sailors, thought to give protection from the turbulent sea. It was also believed that the gemstone aquamarine embodied the spirit of the oceans. “Aqua” meaning “water” and “Marina” meaning “sea” which translates as “sea water”.