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Birthstone Month March - Aquamarine

 

March birthstone image - aquamarine



The birthstone month of March has the aquamarine as its gemstone.


We hope the following suggestions will help you...


Bookmark

A bookmark with an aquamarine stone might be a suitable gift, along with a book to be read. Suitable for the bookworm or just a nice present to give someone.

Jewelry

Why not buy some aquamarine jewelry for the birthday girl? There is plenty of choice including earrings, drop pendants, bracelets and rings.

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Birthstone Month March - Aquamarine DVDs

Look out for DVDs with aquamarine in their title. Buy a bottle of wine and enjoy the film together.

Aquamarine Colored Flowers

Purchase a bouquet of flowers in pale blue. Make it special by buying a vase for the flowers to go in.

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Books that have Aquamarine in the Title

For a bookworm look out for titles that have the word aquamarine in them. There are many with the title 'Aquamarine' so you should be able to find one that is suitable for the purpose.

CDs

Look out for CDs with aquamarine in their title. Although not many to choose from you may be able to find a suitable one.

Aquamarine Colored Toiletries

Look out for toiletries that have aquamarine in their title. Check with a relative that the person is able to wear the item before purchasing it.

Aquamarine Crystal Riding Whip

A unique gift for the person who enjoys horse riding would be a whip with aquamarine crystals. This would be a good talking point when out riding.

Facts about aquamarine

Aquamarine (in Latin means 'water of the sea') is a transparent variety of beryl with a delicate blue or blue-green color. It is closely related to the emerald gemstone.

Aquamarine occurs at most localities which yield ordinary beryl. Some of the finest coming from Russia. Clear yellow beryl which is found in Brazil is sometimes called aquamarine chrysolite. When corundum is present it is often termed Oriental aquamarine. This gives it the typical bluish tint of aquamarine.

In the United States aquamarines can be found at the summit of Mt. Antero in the Sawatch Range in central Colorado.

The largest stone ever mined was at Marambaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 1910. It weighed over 110 kg, and its dimensions were 48.5 cm long and 42 cm in diameter. Others have been found in Madagascar and also California.

Aquamarine is the official state gem of Colorado.

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