March Birthstone | Aquamarine

Aquamarine the beautiful birthstone of March, ranges in colour from pastel blue to deep blue and light green, it’s tones reminiscent of the sea. The name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea. Because of it’s association with the sea, Aquamarine is considered to be a gemstone of purification and cleansing, that washes the mind with fresh clear thoughts and promotes self-expression.  It’s calming effects make it a popular gemstone for those who practice meditation, as it is also believed to halt fears and phobias.
It is believed that Aquamarine has a soothing influence on married couples, making it the perfect anniversary gift.
Aquamarine is the symbol of youth, health, and hope.