It is fitting that the soothing and translucent, pale blue-green color of aquamarine, that echos the tranquil waters of the sea, is said by ancient lore to be the treasure of the mermaids! The name Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words: aqua, meaning “water,” and marina, meaning “of the sea.”
With Spring just around the corner, aquamarine, which is also the birthstone for March, is the perfect gemstone to bring on those beachy-vibes and say 'hasta la vista' to Winter!
Aquamarine is often used as a good luck stone, and is thought to bring feelings of peace, love, joy and happiness to those who wear it.
Since ancient times, aquamarine has been considered the lucky stone for sea travelers. It was said that aquamarine would calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea.
Aquamarine Toggle Necklace and Osterville Toggle Necklace in aquamarine
The stone also carries many healing properties of the sea. It's also known to be useful in cooling hot tempers and resolving conflict.
Wear aquamarine jewelry when you want to relax from everyday stresses and bring clarity to thoughts and ideas.
Beautiful moss aquamarine is a darker variety infused with gray, and has all the properties of aquamarine as well.
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