About the Materials
- Birthstone: March
- Anniversary: 19th
- Color: Greenish-blue, light in tone.
- From: Found in Brazil, Pakistan, Madagascar, Vietnam, Nigeria, Mozambique and Zambia.
- Facts & Lore: Like emeralds, aquamarines are a color variation of the mineral beryl. The most valuable aquamarines come from Brazil and they can form in giant crystals. The largest aquamarine found weighed 60 lbs. The stone of sailors, it was thought to calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea. Also believed to enhance the happiness of marriages, give courage and increase intelligence.