February is finally over and March is here—which means we’re that much closer to spring. In addition to the coming of warmer weather, there’s a new that birthstone to take reign: aquamarine. Its name is fittingly derived from the Latin words for “water" and “sea,” as it’s normally seen in lighter tones that range from gorgeous sky blue to a deep bluish green.
While aquamarine makes for one pretty piece of jewelry, the beliefs behind it are even cooler. It’s said to keep the wearer calm and levelheaded—something we could also use in our fast-paced modern-day lives—and symbolizes honesty, faithfulness, and beauty. For those of you into crystal healing, it’s believed to cure the "blues" relieving ailments of the liver, jaw, stomach, and throat. It was also thought to be the source of power for fortune-tellers, earning it the nickname “magic mirror.”
We rounded up some of the best aquamarine jewelry that makes the perfect gifts for your favorite Pisces and Aries or for the mermaids in your life. Click through to the gallery to see our picks.
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Anna Beck, Aquamarine Evil Eye Ring, $200, available at Zappos.
Ariel Gordon, Birthstone Charm Ring, $295, available at Ariel Gordon.
Catching Wildflowers, Aquamarine Crystal Necklace, $59.99, available at Etsy.
Erica Anenberg, Aquamarine Twosome Ring, $110, available at Max & Chloe.
Jacquie Aiche, Aquamarine Pyramid Bodychain, $2,440, available at Jacquie Aiche.
Kate Spade New York, Rise And Shine Stud Earrings in ‘Aquamarine,’ $38, available at Nordstrom.
Lonna & Lilly, Goldtone And Aquamarine Stud Earrings, $18, available at Lord & Taylor.
ManiaMania, Fine Sacred Band, $2,800, available at Bona Drag.
Meira T, Rose Gold Stone Necklace With Diamond And Pearl Charms, $865, available at Meira T.
Melissa Joy Manning, Aquamarine Slice Ring, $498, available at Free People.
Monica Vinader, Capri Gold-Plated Aquamarine Bracelet, $125, available at The Outnet.
Page Sargisson, Aquamarine and Diamond Ring, $1,750, available at Page Sargisson.
Panacea, Aquamarine Stick Bib Necklace, $95, available at Neiman Marcus.
Elsa Peretti, Color By The Yard Ring, $150, available at Tiffany & Co.