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Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March

March's birthstone is aquamarine
  • Aquamarine is the green blue to blue variety of the mineral beryl. Its color is usually a light pastel blue to greenish blue

  • Aquamarine’s name is derived from two Latin words: aqua, meaning “water,” and marina, meaning “of the sea”

  • In 1936 the government of Brazil gave First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt a dark blue rectangular cut aquamarine that weighed 1,298 carats. It is now housed at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, New York

  • Aquamarine was said to calm waves and keep sailors safe at sea. Sailors believed that mermaid's tails were made of Aquamarine

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