March 1, 2016
Plunge into our fine collection of aquamarine jewellery, featuring glacial gems and piercing blue bubals to wear all year round.
Famed for its lucid blue colouring, aquamarine is also the birthstone for March and the appropriate stone for a 16th and 19th wedding anniversary. The distinct colouring arouses feelings of trust, sympathy, harmony, loyalty and friendship, making it the ideal choice for gifting to friends and family. It’s also said that those who wear their birthstone will receive good luck all year round.
It’s due to the colouring of aquamarine, why so many people including mystics, shamans, prophets and healers have linked the stone to the sea, not to mention the name deriving from the Latin words for ‘sea’ and ‘water’. Sailors and those who journeyed across or nearby water were said to wear aquamarine crystals to ensure a smooth crossing and a protected journey – something that is still said to be true today.
Other attributes associated with aquamarine is courage and strength, helping you observe your situation, the people that surround you and your thoughts, making you wiser.
For those of you interested in the scientific facts and figures of aquamarine, we can tell you that this particular stone is part of the beryl mineral family and is graded between 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale, making it a most durable gemstone; however it still must be treated with care to protect it against chips and scratching. It’s also best to keep your aquamarine jewellery out of direct sunlight when not worn and to clean it in ultrasonic jewellery cleaner or with warm, soapy water and a soft brush.
And there you have it, everything you could possibly need to know about Aquamarine gemstones. The only thing you need to know now is that you can get your aquamarine jewellery right here at T H Baker online or in store, where we sell a wide spectrum of aquamarine jewellery and other birthstone jewellery for you to delve into and find the perfect piece for you or a loved one.