Aquamarine: As the blue-green, highly prized variety of the mineral beryl, aquamarine takes its name from the Latin for "waters of the sea.â€ The stone evokes the clear, crystalline quality of water, and the varied light-to-dark shades of the ocean. Itâ€™s also the birthstone for March.
Metaphysical Properties: A stone of courage and protection, itâ€™s said to calm fears and phobias, while acting as a conduit for self-expression.
Origin: The most abundant and precious specimens are sourced from Brazil. Other deposits have been found in Angola, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, Mozambique, Pakistan, Russia, Tanzania, Zambia and the United States (Colorado)