Aquamarine is derived from the Latin phrase ‘water of the sea’ and refers to its ocean like color which is sparkling blue to blue-green. Iron content in Aquamarine gives this stone a different color of blue, green, pale blue and sometimes transparent look.
Aquamarine is one of the birthstones for March and is also considered as the best gift a groom can give to his bride on the day of marriage. Aquamarine is also given as a gift for the 19th wedding anniversary.
The other March birthstone is the Bloodstone.