Aquamarine - 6 Interesting Facts About the March Birthstone

Aquamarine's Name

It gets its name from the Latin words “aqua marina,” which means “water of the sea.” No wonder it reminds us of the sparkling ocean waters!

There's a popular legend that goes...

carrying aquamarine on sea voyages protects sailors against the harsh currents of the open sea.


The tranquil and beautiful hue of aquamarine is said to embody happiness, hope and everlasting youth.

Aquamarine and Emerald Are Siblings

That's because both of these gems are members of the beryl family!

Aquamarine Anniversary

Apart from being the March birthstone, aquamarine is also traditionally associated with celebrating the 19th wedding anniversary.

The Dom Pedro aquamarine...

... is the world's largest cut aquamarine, weighing 10,363 cts.

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