Aquamarine, which is in the Beryl family, is related to gems such as Emerald and Morganite. It’s name comes from Latin meaning “Seawater” and was thought to keep sailors safe while at sea. The best gems combine high clarity with limpid transparency and blue to slightly greenish blue hues.
Birthstones and Anniversaries
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March and the gem of the 19th wedding anniversary.