Aquamarine – The Jewel of the Sea

Aquamarine: The Jewel of the Sea

Aquamarine, derived from the Latin words “aqua marinus” meaning “water of the sea,” is a stunning gemstone that mirrors the cool blues of the ocean. As March’s birthstone, it symbolises purity, calmness, and protection. With its transparent clarity and shades ranging from light to deep azure blue, aquamarine makes for a unique, beautiful gemstone that has featured in jewellery design for centuries.

VM Deco Aquamarine Ring // Platinum

A Brief History:

  • Ancient seafarers believed that aquamarine was a talisman for safe voyages. Carrying this gemstone was thought to protect sailors from storms and ensure a calm sea.
  • As the birthstone for March, aquamarine is associated with purity and clarity, it is also thought to enhance the happiness of relationships.
  • Aquamarine belongs to the beryl family, which includes other notable gemstones like emerald and morganite. Despite being mined all over the world, the biggest deposit of gem-quality aquamarine in in Brazil.
Bespoke Aquamarine Diamond Cocktail Ring // Platinum
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