March Birthstone

March Birthstone

As we glide into the first month of Autumn, we're basking in the calming hues of the March birthstone; Aquamarine.

Where did the word ‘aquamarine ‘ come from?

The word 'aquamarine' comes from the Latin term 'water of the sea'. It is said that the stone would keep ancient mariners safe at sea.

What family is aquamarine part of?

Found in green-blue to blue colours, aquamarine is a member of the beryl family. Emerald is the green to bluish green variety of the same family.

What are the healing properties of aquamarine?

Associated with the Throat chakra, aquamarine helps overcome the fear of speaking, accelerates the intellectual reasoning process, and enhances the ability for rapid response. 

Where is aquamarine found?

Aquamarine is found in The Brazilian state of Minas Gerais, Pakistan, Kenya, Madagascar, Nigeria, Zambia, Mozambique, other parts of Africa, in the US, China, Myanmar, Russia and Ukraine, and more.

Why do we love aquamarine?

Aquamarine is a cool, tranquil, and calming stone. We are often mesmerised by the beauty of aquamarine above other stones due to its peaceful and serene disposition. 

How do I care for aquamarine stones

The best way to care for aquamarine stones is to gently brush with a soft toothbrush with warm soapy water.

What metals works best with aquamarine?

18ct white gold and platinum highlight the beauty of aquamarines light, pale colour so we generally always work in these metals when creating aquamarine pieces.

Aquamarine is one of our favourite stones, and as such, we stock a lovely range of aquamarine earrings, aquamarine rings, aquamarine bracelets, and aquamarine necklaces in-store.

If you would like a piece of aquamarine jewellery made just for you, visit us to discuss your very own custom-made project.

Visit us at 24 St Quentin Avenue, Claremont or call us on 9383 3600 to discuss today.

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