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March Birthstone

Aquamarine is a March birthstone described as one of the most sophisticated and beautiful jewels in the world. Aquamarine is derived from the mineral beryl, same as emerald. This aquamarine gemstone varies from light-greenish blue hue to bright blue tone. Aquamarine’s etymology is, “Aqua” meaning “water” and “Marina” meaning “sea” which translates as “sea water”. […]


In today’s modern culture, the Aquamarine is recognized as the birthstone for the month of March. However, in ancient Hebrew, Roman, and Arabic cultures, this gemstone was considered the birthstone for the month of October. This modern March Birthstone is a member of the beryl family of minerals and is a beautiful bluish-green or aqua […]

March Birthstone – Bloodstone

Legends Behind the Bloodstone Bloodstone, as the name suggests, has a long history of association with blood. In the past, the mineral was also known as “heliotrope,” from the Greek word “helios” for sun, and the word “trope” for direction or turn. Literally, the name means “sun-turning.” This comes from an ancient belief that a […]