March’s Birthstone - Aquamarine
For those born in the month of March their birthstone is aquamarine. The blue colored aquamarine invokes the serene feeling of its namesake, the sea. The name aquamarine is actually derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea. This gemstone was believed to protect those at sea during their long voyages. Aquamarine has a long history of different folklore. During the Middle Ages many thought that the simple act of wearing an aquamarine would reverse a poisoning and many ancient medicines were made from powdered aquamarine to help cure ailments. In the modern age however, aquamarine is thought to help with meditation and aligning yourself physically and spiritually. Aquamarine, with it’s tranquil color is the perfect piece for anyone born in March, looking to balance themselves or just a lover of the sea.