Aquamarine

Aquamarine is a blue member of the beryl family and is the traditional birthstone for the month of March and the zodiac sign, Scorpio. It is colored by trace amounts of iron and it can vary in color from pale blue to deep blue-green. Legend says that sailors would wear aquamarine gemstones to protect them and prevent seasickness. It was believed that aquamarine would bestow unto the wearer happiness, courage, and foresight. Aquamarine has also been used as a healing stone to treat for anxiety and in the Middle Ages it was believed that aquamarine would reduce the effect of poisons. Aquamarine has a hardness of 7.5-8 out of 10 on the Mohs' Scale of mineral hardness.

Description: A very clean and bright medium Nigerian stone cut in a custom cushion designed for aquamarine.
Size: 2.3cts 8mm
Clarity & Grade: vvs - flawless
Treatments: None
Price: $620.00 (USD)

Description: A beautiful unique Nigerian Aquamarine cut in a custom diamond shape. Color is light - medium sky blue. This stone has a few minor inclusions under magnification however it is clean to the naked eye.
Size: 2.28 ct, 9.9 x 8.8 mm
Clarity & Grade: SI (Slight Inclusions)
Treatments: None
Price: $228.00 (USD)

Description: Beautiful medium-light blue Nigerian aqua trillion. This stone is an even blue throughout.
Size: 1.40 ct, 8.0 mm
Clarity & Grade: SI (Priced Accordingly)
Treatments: Possibly Heated
Price: $140.00 (USD)

Description: Neat medium blue aqua from Nigeria. Dome cut with 185 facets. Would be great for a bezel setting.
Size: 1.45 ct, 7.0 mm
Clarity & Grade: I (Priced Accordingly)
Treatments: Possibly Heated
Price: $100.00 (USD)