2024 Mar 10th

Mesmerizing Aqua

Aquamarine, the birthstone of March, is a gemstone that evokes the ocean's beauty and serenity. Its pure blue color is captivating and calming, like a peaceful sea. Aquamarine has many ways to express its meaning and charm in jewellery. Let's explore the world of this enchanting gemstone.

Aquamarine: Its History and Significance

Aquamarine has a long history of being valued for its calming effects and its connection to the ocean. The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin word that means seawater.

In ancient times, believed to be a treasure of mermaids, sailors wore it as a charm for safe travels on the water. Aquamarine evokes purity, tranquility, and eternal youth with its soothing power. It is a versatile and attractive stone that suits both casual and formal occasions.

A Guide to Aquamarine Care

Aquamarine belongs to the beryl family and mainly occurs in the Karakoram Mountains of Pakistan, at high altitudes. The rough crystals of Aquamarine can reach impressive sizes, showcasing their quality and transparency. The best shades of light blue to blue-green are more visible in bigger gems.

Aquamarine is a type of beryl gemstone with a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale. It can withstand daily wear and keep its colour for a long time, but it may get damaged or change colour if exposed to high temperatures or harsh chemicals.

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Choosing Aquamarine Jewellery

Aquamarine jewellery looks stunning with different metal settings, depending on the mood you want to create. For a classic and refined style, choose white metals like white gold, platinum, or sterling silver that accentuate the cool blue hues of Aquamarine. For a more tropical and sunny vibe, opt for yellow gold that contrasts with the ocean-like color of Aquamarine, evoking the image of a sandy beach with clear waters.