This month, we are in love with Aquamarine, the birthstone for March!

The name aquamarine is derived from the Latin words aqua, meaning water, and marina meaning the sea. The name reflects the beautiful blue colour of the stone, which can range from pale blue to deep indigo.

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Orissa Aquamarine Bracelet by Dower and Hall

A stunning Orissa Aquamarine Bracelet by Dower and Hall

The stone is traditionally a symbol of youth, health and hope. With its beautiful, rich colour, it’s the perfect accessory for your spring wardrobe!

Historically, Aquamarine was considered to be sacred to Neptune, the Roman God of the Sea. The Greeks used to wear amulets made of aquamarine engraved with Poseidon (the Lord of the Sea). Aquamarine was also believed to protect sailors and guarantee a safe voyage. Legend has it that the powers of Aquamarine are even stronger when it's immersed in water.

 March Birthstone charm by Nomination

A lovely March Birthstone charm by Nomination

Aquamarine is said to bring peace and calming powers to its owner, relieving any stress and enhancing intuition. It is also thought that aquamarine has a soothing effect on relationships, making it a great anniversary gift!

If you’re shopping for a March birthstone gift or looking to treat yourself, you can browse our full edit here. The edit also includes Star Maps and Star Signs for the month of March, so there’s lots to choose from!

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