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March Birthstone Aquamarine

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Aquamarine, the birthstone for March, is thought to have a calming effect on marriages and ensure a long and happy marriage because of its resemblance to sparkling water. Because of this, it is regarded as an ideal present for special occasions and the 19th anniversary of your marriage.

The Meaning And History Of The Word "Aquamarine"

Aquamarine's name translates to "water of the sea" because of its peaceful blue and green colours, and it's easy to see why.

The Brazilian government sent First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt one of the most famous aquamarines as a gift in 1936. A 1,298-carat dark blue aquamarine in a rectangle step cut shape (ct). Hyde Park, New York, houses the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum.

Folklore Of The Aquamarine

Aquamarine is also the birthstone for Pisces, the Zodiac's 12th and final sign, according to astrology. Pisces is one of the water signs, together with Aquarius and Capricorn, that govern over the zodiac.

It is the blue type of Beryl, a mineral comprised of beryllium aluminum cyclosilicate, which changes color according on what other minerals it comes into touch with as they form. Aquamarine

Emerald and Morganite are also Beryl varieties.

If you want something blue for your wedding band, aquamarine is a common choice.

What Are Aquamarines Researched For?

Brazil is home to the most valuable instances of this gemstone, but it is also found in Pakistan, China, Myanmar, Russia, Ukraine, and, more recently, Africa. Before it was discovered in Kenya, Zambia, and Mozambique in the 1980s and 1990s, Aquamarine was only mined in Nigeria and Mozambique.

Santa Maria Afrique Aquamarine

Mozambique just uncovered some of the world's finest Aquamarine. These Aquamarines are as beautiful as the famed Santa Maria Aquamarine from Brazil, which has long been regarded as the best in the world. Santa Maria Afrique is the name given to these magnificent diamonds in honor of their Brazilian cousins.

Care And Cleaning For Aquamarine Birthstones

Abrasions, strong impacts, and exposure to heat can all damage aquamarine, which is a reasonably hard gemstone. Remove your aquamarine jewelry before using any household cleaning products that may contain harsh chemicals, as you should with any gemstones.

This March birthstone has a Mohs scale hardness of 7.5–8 and is suitable for daily use. It's simple to maintain the gem. Scrub the area behind the birthstone using warm water, mild dish soap, and a toothbrush to remove any dirt that has accumulated there.

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