Aquamarine Stone Facts
Aquamarine Stone is a Blue or Cyan variety of Beryl mineral species. Beryl also includes Emerald (Green) & Morganite (Pink). Aquamarine is also called ‘Berooj’ or ‘Beruj’ in Urdu. Aquamarine comes from Latin word ‘Aqua Marinus’, which means ‘Water of the Sea’. The Name refers to its range of ocean-like colors.
Aquamarine Stone Origin and Sources
Aquamarine is generally mined in Brazil, Madagascar and some parts of America. It is the birthstone for the month of March. People born under the signs of Scorpio can wear it. Blue Aquamarine is also worn as a substitute for Blue Sapphire.
- Hardness: 7.5 – 8 on Moh’s scale
- Specific Gravity (SG): 2.75
- Refractive Index (RI): 1.57 – 1.60
- Transparency: Transparent to Semi Transparent
- Luster: Vitreous
- Pleochroism: Weak to Distinct
- Fluorescence: None
- Microscopic view: Rain like Inclusions, Fluid inclusions
Gem quality Aquamarine shows excellent transparency & Luster. High density of inclusions decreases transparency and hence priced low.
The Pricing of Aquamarine is based on –its Color, Transparency, Cut and Finish.
The most desirable color of aquamarine is Blue. It is much more expensive than other available colors like- Greenish Blue or Pale Blue.
Benefits of Wearing Aquamarine Stone
Aquamarine stone is a very beneficial stone. It does not have any side-effects. Aquamarine enhances Intelligence, Wisdom and Creativity. Aquamarine helps in overcoming pain, grief and fear from the past. It is great stone for learners. It opens your mind to learn new things faster and excel at it. Couples should wear Aquamarine stone during courtship period. This helps them to understand each other in true sense. Aquamarine is related to truth. More and more secrets and truths are revealed to you after you wear this stone. The truth can be regarding you or regarding your surrounding. It saves from conspiracies at workplace or in Family. Aquamarine is also the Birthstone for March. Aquamarine also enhances tolerance and sustainability within new environment.
How to Buy Natural Aquamarine?
Always insist on Gemstones certified by reputed Gemological Laboratory. Shubh Gems deals in Certified Natural Aquamarine Gemstones & Aquamarine Jewellery. Shubh Gems procures Aquamarine stones direct from the mines. We also make Customized Aquamarine Rings & Pendants for Men and Women.
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How to Wear Aquamarine Stone?
Aquamarine can be worn in Ring or Pendant. It should be worn in White Metal. It is preferable to wear it in middle finger or Ring Finger if worn as Ring.
Day for wearing Aquamarine: Saturday Finger for wearing Aquamarine: Middle Finger or Ring Finger
Metal for wearing Aquamarine: Silver or white Gold
Where to Buy Aquamarine Gemstone?
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