According to legend, Aquamarine originated in the treasure chest of fabulous mermaids, and since ancient times, been regarded as 'the sailor's lucky stone'.
Greeks and Romans believed Aquamarine as the sailor's gem too, believing that it ensured a safe and prosperous passage across stormy seas.
March’s birthstone has a long tradition of being a stone for those who spend much of their time at sea, but, it is a highly popular gemstone adored throughout the world.
Related to Emerald and Morganite, Aquamarine is part of the Beryl family, although usually free of inclusions and prized for its wonderful shine.
This sparkly gem’s name is derived from the Latin words, aqua meaning 'water', and mare meaning 'sea', which is why since ancient times it’s been regarded as a symbol of luck and protection, especially by sailors.
This extraordinary blue stone is produced across the globe, however, its main producer has been Brazil, although, it can be found in exotic places like; Australia, China, Madagascar and the US.
Loved for its exceptionally hard exterior and outstanding glass-like luster, it is most famous for its breathtaking sea blue colours. Achieving 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale, Aquamarine is a very tough gem with wonderful shine, adored for its divine colour which can range from a pale blue to a strong sea blue hue. Although, a dark and deep blue is the most desirable and valuable aquamarine colour, while it is available in both faceted and cabochon cuts, so adore your very own Aquamarine rings or fabulous piece of jewellery.
As a result of its colour variation you are sure to find an exceptional piece of Aquamarine jewellery suitable for any budget. It is evident that Aquamarine is a versatile stone that can be set in any metal to create a luxuriously elegant look, great for finishing evening ensembles
Aquamarine is a decorative gem that complements almost any skin or eye colour, making it an all-time favourite for women, so delve into our collection to unearth Aquamarine earrings or a special Aquamarine necklace which showcases a brilliant blue hue.
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