aquamarine birth stone

March Birthstone


"A March born shall always be Soothed by Aqua, gem of sea
This mermaid's treasured stone you wear, Will bring happiness, love, affection and care."

March Birthstone - Properties of the Aquamarine
For those who were born in the month of March the Aquamarine is the traditional birthstone. The March birthstone poem reflects some of the properties with which the Aquamarine is associated - faithfulness, courage and friendship.

The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for the March Birthstone Aquamarine are  awareness, quick response and easing communication problems.

The healing properties of the March birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to throat problems and stress-related illness.

March Birthstone - Where are Aquamarines found?
The popular March Birthstone of the Aquamarine is found in the following countries:

  • Brazil, Nigeria, Zambia, Madagascar and the Ukraine.

March Birthstone - the Color of the Aquamarine
The traditional color associated with the Aquamarine is is transparent blue or sea-green however, the most admired aquamarine color is sky-blue. This gemstone was strongly favored as a popular gem in jewelry. The meaning of colors through the ages represented many aspects of life. Social, religious, biblical and Christian symbolism were all reflected in the color blue! The symbolic meaning of the color blue has a Biblical meaning symbolizing heavenly grace.

Definition of the Aquamarine, the March Birthstone
Definition of Aquamarine, the March birth stone: The word Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words "aqua marina" which means "sea water" which reflect the color of the crystals. A transparent, pale green variety of beryl, used as a gem. The Aquamarine is a member of the Beryl (beryllium aluminum silicate) family.  Crystal structure of the Aquamarine, the March birth stone, is Hexagonal.

March Birth stone - the History of the Aquamarine
For those who were born in the month of March the Aquamarine is the traditional birthstone. The history, myths, legends and folklore surrounding the magical properties of different birthstones have been handed down through the ages and from different civilisations. This subject has been documented separately in the History of Birthstones section which can be accessed by the link at the top of the page.

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