March Birthstone Zodiac Sign
The twelve Zodiac signs are an astrological version of birthstones in addition to the twelve calendar months. The March birthstone of the Aquamarine is considered to be the birth stone for Pisces (The sign of the Fish) and relate to those born between February 20 and March 20. The Zodiac sign of Pisces also responds to Amethyst, Ruby, Bloodstone and Jasper.
March Birthstone - Where are Aquamarines found?
The popular March Birthstone of the Aquamarine is found in the following countries:
- Brazil, Nigeria, Zambia, Madagascar and the Ukraine.
March Birthstone - the Color of the Aquamarine
The traditional color associated with the Aquamarine is is transparent blue or sea-green however, the most admired aquamarine color is sky-blue. This gemstone was strongly favored as a popular gem in jewelry. The meaning of colors through the ages represented many aspects of life. Social, religious, biblical and Christian symbolism were all reflected in the color blue! The symbolic meaning of the color blue has a Biblical meaning symbolizing heavenly grace.
Definition of the Aquamarine, the March Birthstone
Definition of Aquamarine, the March birth stone: The word Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words "aqua marina" which means "sea water" which reflect the color of the crystals. A transparent, pale green variety of beryl, used as a gem. The Aquamarine is a member of the Beryl (beryllium aluminum silicate) family. Crystal structure of the Aquamarine, the March birth stone, is Hexagonal.