WHAT IS AN AQUAMARINE?
A gemstone that resembles the sea, as it quite literally means 'seawater', will dazzle you in a heartbeat. Aquamarine is a part of the beryl family (other gemstones from this family include emerald and morganite) which gives this gemstone the blue-green color and when iron is introduced during formation, it becomes blue.It is amongst the most popular and affordable semi-precious stones. Aquamarines are pretty easy to mine which is a significant factor in their widespread adoption. It has a good hardness level which protects it from scratches.
Aquamarine, like many other gemstones, has both spiritual and emotional properties that can benefit the wearer. The Aquamarine is closely tied to the divine feminine like rose quartz, only this gemstone brings out the feeling of empowerment and heightened intuition.It is known as a healing stone as well, helping relieve stress and lessen the anxiety. Birthstone for the month March, the Aquamarine is one gemstone that will bring a breath of fresh air into your life.
WHERE DO AQUAMARINES COME FROM?
Aquamarines can be found mainly in Pakistan and Brazil as well as in Myanmar, Russia and other places throughout the world. We use aquamarines mostly from Myanmar and Brazil.
ONE OF A KIND
ALL THE MANY SHAPES
At Capucinne we love to play with shapes and cuts, making the most of every gemstone. Aquamarine is no exception. This gemstone has been cut in different shapes, from oval to square and most popular round. Whatever the shape, with its light blue color a piece with aquamarine will immediately demand attention.
HOW TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR AQUAMARINE JEWELRY?
Avoid using harsh cleaning treatments such as ultrasonic cleaners and steamers or chemicals for aquamarines. The best method of cleaning a jewelry piece with an aquamarine is to use warm soapy water and a soft brush or cloth. Make sure your aquamarine jewelry is completely dry before wearing or storing. It is preferable to store it in a velveteen bag.