Interesting aspects that make Aquamarine an Important Gemstone

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Aquamarine Gemstone is very much visually appealing with blue to green-blue color which falls in the beryl category. The beryl kind of stone is very much rich in chromium hence green in color. It is one of the most precious four gemstones such as diamond, sapphire and ruby. Those born in March can wear aquamarine for bringing prosperity in their lives because it is the official birthstone for them. It is hard to feel and vitreous glass-like luster which makes it stand out from the other gemstones. The sea-blue color that it has catches attention the most which lasts from pale light blue to medium dark blue. A Latin expression which meant sea-water is the source of the name ‘Aquamarine’.

All kinds of Aquamarine gemstones belong to the same horde but different by many means. Aquamarine and emerald are different too. The main common thread between them is that they both are beryllium aluminum silicates. There are two factors that are responsible for the green color of the emerald that are chromium which is present in emerald in high amounts and sometimes vanadium too. Aquamarine, on the other hand acquires its color from the iron impurities that are prevalent in colorless beryl or ghoshenite. Both Aquamarine and emerald have refractive qualities with the same specific gravity.

Why Aquamarine is an important gemstone?

Among the Beryl family, Aquamarine is very hard and sustainable. In the mohs scale of mineral hardness, Aquamarine ranges from 7.5 to 8. You can typically differentiate Aquamarine from others for its distinctive sea blue color and they come tailored with exclusive transparency and clarity which is very much visually appealing when worn.

How Aquamarine is evaluated?

While Aquamarine is evaluated, the major factor that is kept in mind is the intensity of its color and the amount of clarity it has. the quality of the cut too is put under the scanner to determine the overall potential of the Aquamarine gemstone.

Which are the places that produce Aquamarine?

As we have already said that the name Aquamarine is derived from the Latin word for sea-water so you already had inkling that Aquamarine would be widely available in Latin America. You are right. Aquamarine is highly produced in Brazil and exported across the world. A stone of 243 lbs, 18 inches long and 15.5 in diameter is unearthed and cut into pieces which turn out to be the Aquamarine gemstone that is available in the market.

To conclude, you will be surprised to know the overall weight of the Aquamarine gemstone which could be up to 10,000 carats. ‘Dom Pedro’ the biggest Aquamarine gemstone weighing about 26 kgs was found in Germany is the year 1992 that created a record.

How to handle and care for an Aquamarine gemstone?

Aquamarine gemstone needs perfect caring and one should avoid wearing it when working around harsh chemicals. These gemstones are very much prone to scratches so one must make sure that these are kept far from the other kind of gemstones. There is a given way of cleaning Aquamarine gemstones also which is with soapy water soaked cloth. You can wipe it with that cloth and pat dry with a dry one but one must give it some time for completely drying before wearing it.

In case if you are not wearing your Aquamarine stone and want to preserve it for a long time, just make sure that you wrap it in a soft cloth to avoid scratches that it is very much vulnerable to. Aquamarine gemstone can be embedded in various metal rings for wearing them in your finger. We would suggest you to use a tissue or soft cloth to wipe the Aquamarine gemstone which bears the best results for your stone. Aquamarine gemstone generally is durable but it completely depends on how you care for it too.

How are the Aquamarine gemstones worn?

You will see many kinds of jewelry that are embedded with Aquamarine gemstone which look very pretty such as bracelets, rings, necklaces, pendants, earrings etc. These make for the best gifting options for those who have perfect aesthetic sense. If you want to sweep your girl off her feet, there is no better gift than Aquamarine gemstone studded jewelry. They are, however exceptionally popular as earrings and when worn, they can add extra oomph to any type of evening wear. These perfect, transparent, six sided crystals make the most thoughtful gifts ever.

This precious stone is available on Shubh Gems and you can purchase it with high quality. Aquamarine stone looks very beautiful and genuine it helps to increase your positive energy

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