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March Stone of the month Aquamarine


The gemstone Aquamarine is the March Birthstone and the birthstone of Scorpions (Zodiac Sign).

The word Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words "aqua marina" which means "sea water" which reflects the color of the crystals.

This gemstone was first mined in 1811 in Brazil. But history says that it was used between 480 and 300 BC. This Gem was used by Greeks to make aquamarine jewelry. In the middle ages, people believed that this gem stone could magical overcome the effects of poison.Aquamarine captures the beauty of the sea. This stone is also found in a range of pastel blue and greenish blue shades.

Legends say that aquamarine is the treasure of mermaids, with the power to keep sailors safe at sea. The power gets stronger when it is immersed in water.This stone has a soothing influence on relationships, especially on married couples. Also a dream of aquamarine means that you will meet new friends.

Darker the color of the stone, the more valued it is.Aquamarines are mined in a number of places like Nigeria, Madagascar, Zambia, Pakistan and Mozambique, but most of the gemstones available today come from Brazil. When this Aquamarine Stone is worn, it will bring happiness, love, affection, and care.

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