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Aquamarine Gemstones - March Birthstone
What month were you born? If you’re quite interested in gemstones, then you probably know your gemstone. The birthstone of those people born in the month of March is aquamarine. Aquamarine gemstones are available in greenish blue or blue green shade. If you translate the word ‘aquamarine’, it literally means sea water. Many years ago, people believed that you can call the great spirits by simply holding an aquamarine gemstone in your mouth. By doing so, the spirits will provide you with the answers to the most vexing questions you have.
There are also those who soak aquamarine in water and then they use the water in curing eye troubles, hiccups, and other minor respiratory diseases. Way back in the 1920’s, a huge aquamarine was found in Brazil and the weight reached 243 pounds. The gemstone was clearly visible and its length was 19x16 inches. The outside color was greenish but the inside part was blue. You can even find an 879-carat aquamarine in a British museum and in a county museum in Los Angeles you can find a 638-carat aquamarine gemstone.
Eleanor Roosevelt also received a 1,847 carats aquamarine gemstone and at present it can be found in their estate in New York. This gemstone is also the symbol for the 19th wedding anniversary of couples. It is a very cool gem and it is available in two qualities – AA and AAA. Both of the qualities have clean cuts; AA stones are available from light tones to medium ones while the AAA is available from medium to dark tone. It is not hard to find an aquamarine gemstone. You can find them in your local jewelry stores or you can shop for the stones online. You can find aquamarine pendants, earrings, or rings. There are also other pieces of jewelries made from the aquamarine gemstone. All you need to do is to shop around for a variety of jewelry designs. You can use it personally or you can even wrap it as a birthday present.
If you were born in March, you should have at least a piece of jewelry made from aquamarine. Some say that it can bring the holder good luck and it’s up to you to prove it. So what are you waiting for? You’d better get an aquamarine jewelry in a local jewelry store or from an online store. Aquamarine gemstones are rich in history and many ancient people had beliefs attached to it. Have you tried soaking this gemstone in water? Nothing would hurt if you try it out and perhaps it will also work miracles on some of your health concerns. You might also be able to find some answers for your life’s questions. The ancient people surely would not have established such beliefs if they themselves weren’t able to prove it. Aquamarine gemstone is just one of the many gemstones that are considered as precious. There are twelve months in one year and so you can find at least twelve precious gemstones in the market. Some of the stones are quite affordable but there are also expensive ones.
So what will it be - an expensive aquamarine stone or a cheap one? Find the right aquamarine gemstones that suit your personality and taste. All you need is money and time to shop around. Start looking for the gemstone now.
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