Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family. The colouring of the gem is typical of the Sunshine Coast. They are aqua or blue-green in hue. It is named after seawater. Aquamarine’s has a watery hue. The colour is a cool plunge into refreshing blue and green hues of the ocean.
The word Aquamarine originates from two Latin words meaning “water” and “sea.” Continuing with the nautical theme, these beautiful gems were thought to render sailors fearless and protect them while out to sea.
This beautiful stone is a symbol for happiness and eternal youth. In addition, medieval Europe thought it to cure laziness.
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. It is the gem of the 19th wedding anniversary. It also is thought to enhance the happiness of marriages.
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