All you need to know about March's Birthstone...
This month, we are in love with Aquamarine, the birthstone
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.
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
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.
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
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!