The Birthstone of March - Aquamarine

 


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More commonly women are aware of their birthstone then man, simply because women tend to wear more jewelry with their birthstone it in. Even if you do know what your birthstone is it is still unlikely that you will know that the significance of your stone is.

Aquamarine is also known for being the anniversary gem for the 19th year of marriage. You can find the majority of this stone in Brazil, Nigeria, and Zambia.

The name aquamarine is made by combining the Latin words water (aqua) and sea (mare). Aquamarine is obviously named for resembling the blue dark seawater. Aquamarine is made up of a variety of minerals that crystallize within the earth’s crust.

Aquamarine can vary is color from a blue-green to a light blue. For a while the stones that contained green were often heat-treated to get rid of the unsightly color. Generally aquamarine gemstones are flawless.

It is said that if you dream of aquamarine that this signifies the making of new friends. Wearing aquamarine brings you love and affection. Giving this gemstone offers the gift of knowledge, foresight, and individual inspiration. It also symbolizes youth, fidelity, hope, and health.

When purchasing this precious stone be sure to buy it from a reputable source. This gem can fade upon prolonged exposure to light.

There are many people who believe that aquamarine can help on the dependence of drugs, as an aid in digestion, and can be used as a remedy for swollen glands. Aquamarine is also believed to release anger and negativity and replacing it with mental peace and clarity. It is widely used as an aid in meditation and to help assist in self-expression.

It is believed that the connection with water led to the thought that aquamarine was particularly powerful if immersed in water.

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