March's Birthstone: Aquamarine
Happy March! Aquamarine is this month’s birthstone, and its pale blue shade reminds us that spring is soon on the way. It’s also the gemstone for the 19th wedding anniversary, and the zodiac stone for Scorpio.
Derived from Latin, ‘aqua’ means water, and ‘mare’ means sea. Said to keep its wearer calm and serene, aquamarine was used to protect sailors on their voyages. The stone was thought to have originated from the sirens, and then washed up on the shoreline.
Gift our Aquamarine Studs to someone special that loves ocean vibes, or as a protective amulet to a friend that travels often.
Need a little more peace in your life? Aquamarine could be the perfect crystal for you, as many love to use this stone as a calming meditation aid! It’s meant to quiet thoughts and clear the mind. We recommend wearing our Aquamarine Stacking Ring during your next meditation sesh.
Aquamarine has been used as a bridal gift at weddings to symbolize long-term unity and happiness. If you’re looking for a wedding gift, try our Sapphire Tapered Cuff, which features raw aquamarine paired with deep blue sapphire. It’s the perfect “something blue” for a wedding day.
Aquamarine is most often found in Brazil, Madagascar, Kenya, Zambia and Mozambique, to name a few places. It can also be found in the U.S., such as in Colorado, and it’s their official state gemstone! Our aquamarine is actually from a wonderful family in Madagascar, and we love how it pairs with polished Australian opals in our Opal Aquamarine Studs.
One final fact: Aquamarine was used for fortune telling. It was cut for a fortune teller’s crystal ball... We don’t need to be psychic to predict that you’ll heart our Aquamarine Collection.