March Birthstone - Aquamarine
A symbol of fidelity, Aquamarine is the birthstone of March, representing the infinite sky and the endless sea. Aquamarine’s blues promotes feelings of trust, mutuality, friendship, and harmony, and is a popular gift between romantic partners.
According to legend, aquamarine was first given to mermaids by Neptune, the Roman god of the sea. Sailors perpetuated the idea that aquamarine brings well-being and good fortune to its owners, and kept the gemstone close during long voyages and adventures. Aquamarine is the blue variety of beryl, and comes in a variety of shades from a light and airy turquoise to a deep blue called maxixe.