As an Italian jeweler with a long tradition of excellence, Valobra Master Jewelers is proud to present the fascinating history of March’s birthstone: the aquamarine. From ancient myths and legends to modern-day fashion, the aquamarine has captured the hearts and minds of jewelry enthusiasts throughout the ages.
The Legend of Aquamarine
The ancient Greeks and Romans believed that the aquamarine was the embodiment of the sea and a gift from the mermaids. They believed that wearing aquamarine jewelry would protect sailors and ensure safe passage across the sea. The gemstone was also believed to have healing properties, particularly for ailments related to the throat and the immune system.
The Origin of Aquamarine
This blue-green variety of beryl was first discovered in ancient times in Brazil, but it is now mined in many other countries around the world, including Madagascar, Pakistan, and Russia.
The Beauty of Aquamarine
In more recent times, the aquamarine has become a popular gemstone for jewelry due to its exquisite beauty and versatility. The gemstone’s unique combination of blue and green hues evokes the calm and serenity of the ocean, making it a popular choice for ocean-inspired jewelry.
Choosing Aquamarine Jewelry
At Valobra Master Jewelers, we offer a wide selection of aquamarine jewelry, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, and rings. Our aquamarine jewelry is expertly crafted using only the highest quality gemstones and precious metals, ensuring that each piece is a true work of art. When choosing aquamarine jewelry, it is important to consider factors such as the cut, clarity, and setting of the gemstone.
Caring for Aquamarine Jewelry
To care for your aquamarine jewelry, it is important to clean it regularly with a soft cloth and avoid exposing it to harsh chemicals or extreme temperatures. With proper care, your aquamarine jewelry will retain its beauty and value for years to come.
Explore Our Collection of Aquamarine Jewelry
In conclusion, the aquamarine is a fascinating gemstone with a rich and colorful history. At Valobra Master Jewelers, we are proud to offer a wide selection of aquamarine jewelry to suit every taste and occasion. Whether you are looking for a special gift for a loved one or a beautiful addition to your own collection, we invite you to explore our collection of aquamarine jewelry and experience the magic of this exquisite gemstone. To learn more or to make an appointment with one of our expert jewelers, please visit our website or contact us today.