Aquamarine, with its mesmerizing shades of greenish-blue, captivates the essence of spring and summer fashion, making it an exquisite selection as the birthstone for March—a symbol of the rejuvenating transition from the crispness of winter to the bloom of spring.

Derived from the Latin "aqua marinus," meaning "water of the sea," aquamarine's name perfectly reflects its serene, oceanic hues that mirror the tranquil beauty of a clear blue sky or the inviting waters of the sea. This gemstone varies in color from a delicate, nearly transparent light blue to a more profound, saturated blue. The most sought-after aquamarines are those that boast a darker shade of blue, a rarity that significantly enhances their value.

Additionally, larger aquamarines often exhibit more vibrant and intense colors compared to their smaller counterparts, adding to their allure and desirability.

Large natural aquamarine crystal

Aquamarine: The Epitome of Durability and Elegance for Everyday Elegance

As a member of the esteemed beryl family, aquamarine is celebrated for its impressive durability, scoring between 7.5 and 8 on the Mohs Hardness Scale. This resilience against scratching makes it an ideal choice for jewelry destined for daily wear, such as rings, earrings, bracelets, and necklaces.

The allure of aquamarine is significantly enhanced by its captivating range of hues, from the softest pastels to the deepest, most vivid blues. These variations in color not only contribute to the gemstone's visual appeal but also play a critical role in determining its value—the deeper and more intense the blue, the more rare and valuable the gemstone becomes. This makes aquamarine a versatile and sought-after choice for engagement rings, embodying both the beauty and strength found within its emerald cousin, May's revered birthstone.

Moreover, aquamarine's significance extends into the realm of anniversary celebrations, where it is traditionally given as a 19th wedding anniversary gift, symbolizing a journey of enduring love and commitment. This blend of durability, beauty, and varied hues makes aquamarine jewelry a timeless and meaningful choice for any occasion.

A Symbol of Serenity and Harmony in Life and Love

Aquamarine resonates with a profound symbolism, embodying tranquility, kindness, authenticity, trust, beauty, joy, youthfulness, well-being, and hope. Celebrated as the stone of calm, it is believed to foster compassion and acceptance, enhancing happiness and understanding within marital bonds.

Intriguingly, ancient seafarers cherished aquamarine for its supposed power to soothe the ocean's might, ensuring a safe passage for sailors embarking on perilous voyages. This gemstone's rich lore and soothing qualities make it a beacon of protection and peace.

Woman wearing aquamarine ring, earrings, and necklace
Woman Wearing Aquamarine Ring from Park City Jewelers

Discover the Elegance of Aquamarine: Exquisite Jewelry for Every Occasion

We have a beautiful collection of rings, earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and pendants that feature aquamarine. Whether you’re looking for an engagement ring, a birthday gift, or an anniversary gift, we have the perfect piece for you.

If you’re having trouble finding the piece you want don’t hesitate to reach out. Our team of jewelry experts are ready answer any questions you might have. You can also have a custom one-of-a-kind piece designed and crafted by one of our master jewelry artisans. The possibilities are endless.


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