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Aquamarine - March's Birthstone

Posted on: 04/03/2019

March is finally here and spring is on the way! What better way to start the month than with the beautiful aquamarine birthstone? Yes that's right, if you were born in March then you have the aquamarine for your birthstone. Along with the equinox coming up on 20th March, we also have Mothering Sunday to celebrate on the 31st too. So, if you're looking to buy your Mum a Mother's Day jewellery gift, or if you want to buy a close friend a special birthday gift, then you're in the right place!

It's no secret that each birthstone is completely unique. With individual meanings dating back to ancient times, special powers and different colours, it comes as no surprise that birthstones are a popular gift choice.

The Colour of Aquamarine

The aquamarine is a transparent pale blue stone that comes from the beryl family which also includes emerald. The most popular and well-known colour is the pastel sea-blue aquamarine, and clear stones without green or grey are the most desirable. Regardless of colour, every aquamarine is uniquely beautiful in its own way and each one is loved for its sea-inspired tones.

Facts About Aquamarine

  • The name "Aquamarine" is derived from the word "Aqua" meaning water
  • Some believed that aquamarine gemstones protect sailors outside on the open ocean
  • History says that the aquamarine was used for its powers to heal, calm and soothe nerves
  • Romans believed that the aquamarine could cure medical problems, especially those with liver, stomach and throat issues
  • According to folklore, the aquamarine birthstone was said to increase youth, intelligence, foresight, courage and happiness
  • Coming from the beryl family, the aquamarine is a durable and pure stone.

Get the Look with F.Hinds Aquamarine Jewellery

Crystal Glamour Aquamarine Heart Necklace

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9ct White Gold Diamond and Aquamarine Heart Stud Earrings

9ct White Gold Aquamarine and Diamond Trilogy Ring

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