Gemstone Aquamarine

Aquamarine – Gemstone for February

Aquamarine

Fabulous Aquamarine is the official birthstone for those born in March.

From the light blue of the sky to the deep blue of the ocean, Aquamarine shines over an extraordinarily beautiful range of mainly light blue colours. Fabulous Aquamarine is the official birthstone for those born in March.

Neptune

Neptune - the god of the sea

Ancient Romans believed that Aquamarine was sacred to Neptune – the god of the sea. The sailors used to wear aquamarine talismans, as protection against dangers at sea. Also there was a belief that the gem had fallen from the jewel boxes of sirens and washed onto shore.

Aquamarine is one of the most popular and famous gemstones, and distinguishes itself by many perfect qualities. It is almost as popular as the classics: ruby, sapphire and emerald. And it’s related to the emerald, both belonging to the beryl family, but unlike it, aquamarine is found in large crystals. Aquamarine has good hardness (7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale).

Big Aquamarine

Big Aquamarine

Aquamarine is the symbol of feelings of sympathy, trust, harmony and friendship. Feelings which are based on mutuality and which prove their worth in lasting relationships. The blue of aquamarine is a divine, eternal colour, because it is the colour of the sky. However, aquamarine blue is also the colour of water with its life-giving force.

Did you Know that. . .

  • The biggest producer of aquamarines is Brazil, where the stone is quite abundant. Aquamarine is also mined in Nigeria, Zambia, China, India, Australia and US.
  • New Discovery of Aquamarine Primary Rock in Sri Lanka Except for moonstones which are mined from a weathered pegmatite in Meetiyagoda and insitu Chrysoberyl in Pattara no other commercially viable gem deposit has been known to exist in Sri Lanka.
  • The best of Aquamarine are known Santa Maria, and come from the Santa Maria de Itabira mine in Brazil.
Aquamarine Santa Maria

The best of Aquamarine - Santa Maria

  • Besides Aquamarine is  known as the anniversary gemstone for the 19th year of marriage.  So you can buy a ring with  Aquamarine for your wife on this family holiday. For example, like this diamond ring with Aquamarine.

You can buy it in the jewelry store online
at low price 285.00$

Main Material          Gold 14 K, Total item weight: 2.9 g
Stones Used            Diamonds 6 / 0.06ctw Aquamarine 1 / 1.75ctw
(quantity/ctw)

Aquamarine Ring

Gold diamond ring with Aquamarine at low price

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