Aquamarine - The March Birthstone

The birthstone for the month of March, Aquamarine, got its name from two Latin words- aqua and marina, where Aqua means water and marina means the sea. The stone is believed to protect sailors and guarantee a safe voyage. The placid color of Aquamarine is believed to calm down the temper and therefore the one who wears it remains relaxed.

Factual Details…

Factually, Aquamarine is a type of beryl. It is a mixture of beryllium, aluminum and silicate along with traces of iron which are embedded in the hexagonal crystalline structure of the stone.

Take care…

Aquamarine is a fairly hard stone and to a large extent is insensitive to scratches and you can wear it on a daily basis. However, there are few things that should be kept in mind when wearing aquamarine. Avoid sunlight and direct exposure to heat as it can discolor aquamarine. Also you should keep it away from chemicals like hairspray and household cleaners.

Aquamarine on the Red Carpet…

Why to choose Aquamarine…


The beauty of this gemstone bead is one reason why you should choose aquamarine. It sits perfectly on all kinds of jewelry, whether it is a ring, necklace or earrings. Another reason for you to choose it is the mystical characteristics that enhance faith, friendship and courage. Aquamarine is believed to be a very soothing gemstone, particularly for married couple who want to work out their difference.

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