Gemstones Santa Maria

The biggest Aquamarines – Santa Maria

“Santa Maria” makes the heart beat faster

More and more lovers of gems are fascinated by radiant blue color of noble beryl.  “Santa Maria” – the so-called rare, intense blue aquamarines from the fields of Santa Maria in Brazil.

The Biggest Aquamarine

The biggest Aquamarine was mined in 1910 in Marambaie (Minas Gerais, Brazil)

Similar colors have gemstones from some oil fields in Africa, primarily Mozambique. To better distinguish, these aquamarines are denoted as “Santa Maria Africana”.

Aquamarine-maksis. Aquamarine with deep blue color. Color fades in daylight. Originally (from 1917) was mined  only from the mine “Maksis” in Minas Gerais (Brazil).

The biggest Aquamarine was mined in 1910 in Marambaie (Minas Gerais, Brazil). It weighed 110.5 kg, had a length of 48.5 cm and a diameter of 41-42 cm. It was cut a lot of gemstones weighing more than 100 000 carats from it.

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