March is the month for the Aquamarine Birthstone.
The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin words ‘aqua’ - Water, and ‘marina’ - Sea. Legend says that it is the treasured by mermaids and sailors would carry Aquamarine to protect them against drowning.
Believed to aid in digestion, Roman physicians would employ Aquamarine to treat overeating and reduction of body fluid retention.
It is believed that Aquamarine has the ability to reawaken the love in married couples. Roman legend also tells that it absorbs the atmosphere of young love; ‘When blessed and worn, it joins in love, and does great things.’ And is also considered an appropriate gift for a Groom to give to his bride following the consummation of their marriage.
To the Sumerians, Egyptians, and Hebrews, Aquamarine was the symbol of happiness and everlasting youth.
Place your Aquamarine under a full moon, to help restore its look and renew its energy.
This stone is accustomed to the sea and facilitates us to keep in touch with the natural history and spirits of the deep sea.
Based on the usual legend, it has its sources in the chest of the mermaid and has been a lucky stone for sailors. In fact, it is a stone for those individuals who seize holidays and take cruises.