March Birthstones: Hidden Meanings That Will Astonish You

What Is The March Birthstone all about?

March has two birthstones: Aquamarine, turquoise symbol of spring; Bloodstone, green with red spots, symbolizing vitality and courage.

Aquamarine Birthstone History

Aquamarine's name derives from Latin for "water" and "sea," reflecting its captivating blue akin to the ocean. Anselmus de Boodt coined "aquamarine" in 1609.

Aquamarine, besides its beauty, was believed in the Middle Ages to revive love in marriages and render knights invincible.


Large aquamarines, exceeding 240 pounds, are discovered globally, from Pakistan's Karakoram Mountains to Brazil, showcasing nature's stunning diversity.

Where Is Aquamarine Found?

Aquamarine's value varies based on factors like size, color, and clarity. Large, deeply colored stones over three carats can exceed $1,500, while two to three carat stones are valued over $1,000.

Value Of The Aquamarine Birthstone

Keep aquamarines radiant by cleaning them gently with warm, soapy water and a soft brush. Ensure settings are solid gold or silver. Rinse and dry.

Aquamarine Birthstone Cleaning And Care Tips