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March Birthstone

Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March. The seawater color of aquamarine has given this gemstone its name as the name “aquamarine” is derived from the Latin word for seawater. The specific term “aquamarine” was apparently used in an important gemological work by Anselmus de Boodt in his Gemmarum et Lapidum Historiia,” published in 1609. Aquamarine is a valued gem of ancient lineage. In the 19th century, sea green varieties of the stone were the most popular, but today, the more blue the color, the more valuable the stone. In 1910, the largest ever aquamarine was found in Brazil, weighing 243 pounds. It was then cut into smaller stones, yielding over 200,000 carats.

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Jewelry has been around since the dawn of man symbolizing love, strength, religion, passion, friendship, family, affluence, power, individuality and the passing of time. Come rediscover the attraction of the most precious and beautiful materials on earth. G R Bridges Jewelry is a privately owned boutique jewelry store offering fine jewelry, full service repair and appraisal services with an emphasis on personalized attention to your jewelry needs. We believe in guiding our clients through their jewelry buying experience with professionalism, knowledge, a unique skill and personalized service. Call or email today to schedule your personalized appointment.

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