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Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family and ranges in color from an almost colorless pale blue to blue-green or teal. The most prized color is a deep-blue aqua color. It gets its name from the Latin words meaning water and sea. Legend says that sailors wore aquamarine gemstones to keep them safe and prevent seasickness.
Since early times, aquamarine has been believed to endow the wearer with foresight, courage, and happiness. It is said to increase intelligence and make one youthful. As a healing stone, it is said to be effective as a treatment for anxiety. In the Middle Ages it was thought that aquamarine would reduce the effect of poisons.
Aquamarine is the birthstone for March
And, the Zodiac stone for Scorpio.
It is given on the 16th and 19th wedding anniversaries.
Gem Name: Aquamarine
Carat Weight: 1.26 ct.
Clarity/Grade: eye clean
Color: light aqua blue
Origin: Santamaria, Africa
Mohs' hardness: 7.5
I've been told this gemstone's value is right around $155.00; so, consider it "On Sale!"
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More interesting information about aquamarine can be found here: http://www.gemstone.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=102:sapphire&catid=1:gem-by-gem&Itemid=14
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