With a name that literally means sea water, the most acceptable color for this stone is a clear transparent sky-blue. Much Aquamarine has a bluish-green color, and the color is caused due to the presence of iron unlike emerald in which chromium is the coloring agent....– Mark

 

Aquamarine Identification»

A post by Erum Qureshi

Aquamarines, belonging to the Beryl family, are relatively easy to identify. Various simple tests can reveal the authenticity of an aquamarine stone. ....

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Aquamarine Pictures»

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Stunning Aquamarine pictures.

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The iron impurities are located in the beryl crystal structure. The color of Aquamarine is mainly because of hint amounts of iron impurities in beryl structure. The different colors of Aquamarine depend on the concentration of iron in the stone. ....

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How to care for Aquamarine jewelry»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Aquamarines are beautiful gems encasing the myriad colors of the sea. Safeguarding them against harmful chemicals and sharp blows is of primary importance. Timely cleaning will ensure the longevity of the gems and help maintain their unique luster.....

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Mineral collecting as hobby»

A post by Ardamun

The best source for collection of mineral specimen are the mines and quarries. The other places of interest you could explore, could be mountains, where landslides have occurred, rock exposures near cliffs, lake shores, sea shores and stream beds. ....

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Aquamarine Mining»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

The mining process starts from carrying out the geological site investigation and environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the mines that might offer aquamarine gemstone. Then, the landform is defined by the gently moving the surface with a smooth wave like motion and is raised above the sea level. This is referred as Geomorphology. ....

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White Aquamarine»

A post by Farhan Jaffar

The white aquamarine can be transparent or opaque white. The luster is vitreous and not exceptional. The white aquamarine is well complimented with yellow gold. The contrasts are highlighted when this combination is used. Using silver, platinum or white gold will hide the brilliance of the white gemstone. ....

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The aquamarine, according to legend, is blessed with many mystical powers. It is supposed to bring good fortune and harmony to the wearer. The divine and eternal blue of the aquamarine is supposed to bring good luck to married couples by strengthening the ties of marriage. Wearing this stone ensures a long lasting relationship because it evokes feelings of trust and harmony.....

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Emerald Cut Aquamarine»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

The shape of the stone refers to the physical outline when looking at it from the top. The most popular shapes are round, marcuise, peer, heart, oval and cushion. The work of faceting is of utmost importance so far as emerald cut is concerned. The term faceting is related to the cutting style of transparent stones. Simply faceting gives a mirror-reflecting-light effect. That is, how the light entering the stone is reflected from inside the gem, back to the viewer.....

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Aquamarine as a birthstone»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Different gemstones have the power to harmonize different planetary influences. Based on the foundation stones of this notion, men have invested plenty of resources in search of the mystic powers of different gemstones corresponding to particular planets. The outcome of one such effort is the studies about birthstones. ....

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Aquamarine Facts»

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Brazil is the chief source of producing the world famous and finest quality aquamarines. Aquamarines also occur in some places in Africa, especially in Mozambique. They are distinguished from the “Santa Maria” category by the name “Santa Maria Africana”. ....

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Aquamarine as a stone for engagement ring has become a rage among the young and stylish new generation couples who would choose a piece of jewellery which is comfortable to wear and at the same time speaks of individualistic style ....

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Aquamarine jewelry buying guide»

A post by Theresa Smith

Apart from reading as much about Aquamarine jewelry as you can, you should also take every opportunity to handle good jewelry. Knowing what to look for when buying Aquamarine jewelry will ensure that your money is well spent. Examine the work of well-known jewelry-craftsman and study the different designs.....

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