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March birthstone: Aquamarine



The colors of Aquamarine,March birthstone,evokes the colors of the sea.

Aquamarine has been described as “water clear”

From deep green-blue to light, slightly greenish blue hues, faceted aquamarines are often free from inclusions and as clear as water, symbolizing purity of spirit and soul.



Aquamarine’s name comes from the Latin for seawater, and ancient mariners claimed the gem would calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea and was believed to give the wearer protection against foes in battle and litigation.

It was also thought to make the wearer unconquerable and amiable, and to quicken the intellect.

Aquamarine are mined in Brazil, Pakistan, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Zambia and Mozambique, as well as elsewhere in Africa. U.S.A.

With a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale, this March birthstone is durable enough for everyday wear..

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