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Aquamarine: The magic and serenity of March’s birthstone

March’s birthstone, the aquamarine, gets its name from the sea. From early days, its light-blue, dark-blue, and blue-green tones have reminded people of waves rolling to shore. What makes an aquamarine so special Aquamarine is a form of the mineral beryl. Beryl itself is colorless, but the imperfections within it lend color to jewels. One […]

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Colors of the Year: Rose Quartz and Serenity

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute proclaims the colors of the year. In 2016, for the first time, there are two: Rose Quartz (pink) and Serenity (light blue). As Pantone states in their announcement, “Rose Quartz is a persuasive yet gentle tone that conveys compassion and a sense of composure. Serenity is weightless and airy, […]

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Aquamarine tell-all! Read about the March birthstone

As winter begins to fade, the aquamarine brings a brilliant warmth as March’s birthstone — and the traditional gift for a 19th wedding anniversary. And just as March’s zodiac sign, Pisces, centers around fish, in the words of the Gemological Institute of America, the “aquamarine’s fresh watery hue is a cool plunge into a refreshing pool.” […]

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