The Birthstone for March – Aquamarine
For those of us lucky enough to be born in the third month of the year, we have the honor of having Aquamarine as our birthstone for March.
Ranging from very light blue to deep blue, aquamarine is a gemstone that is almost as popular as ruby, sapphire or emerald. Its variances of blue colors will almost always compliment any skin type so no matter if your wear your birthstone for March on a necklace, bracelet or ring, it will be beautiful.
This birthstone for March is almost always free of inclusions and its hardness makes it very tough, which protects it from scratching. This quality is especially important for rings and bracelets.
Did you know that the more intense the color of the aquamarine the more valuable it is? I have read that this birthstone for March is among the favorite gemstones among jewelry designers. It is also the gemstone that you should be a gift on the 16th & 19th wedding anniversary. hhmmm…no one told my husband that……
“Since early times, aquamarine has been believed to endow the wearer with foresight, courage, and happiness. It is said to increase intelligence and make one youthful. As a healing stone, it is said to be effective as a treatment for anxiety and in the Middle Ages it was thought that aquamarine would reduce the effect of poisons.
A legend says that sailors wore aquamarine gemstones to keep them safe and prevent seasickness.“ –bernadine fine art jewelry
Aquamarine – the Birthstone for March – Perfect as a gift for someone or just…for yourself. Here’s some of my favorite pieces of Aquamarine Handmade Jewelry. These unique pieces of handmade jewelry show the great array of aquamarine colors.