Mar 30, 2010

Stone of the Month: Aquamarine

Swiss Blue Topaz Dangle Earrings by Little Bear's Mom
Delicate Swiss Blue Topaz Earrings
By Little Bear's Mom

March’s birthstone is the cool, blue aquamarine. These stones are closely related to emeralds in their make-up, and have been recognized for centuries for their ocean-like hue. The aquamarine has had many roles, including a good luck charm for sailors and sea-farers. It is also the traditional gift for a 19th wedding anniversary.

Pale or turquoise blue glass is often used to imitate the semi-precious stone, with beautiful results. Aquamarine charms and beads are perfect for ocean-inspired jewelry, and can provide a bit of cheer for everyone waiting for beach weather to come around.

To see even more birthstone creations by Canadian artists, include the tag “OhCanadaTeam” in your searches on Etsy.com.

Aquatic Beaded Bracelet by Ocean Pearl Jewellery
Aquatic Beaded Bracelet
By Ocean Pearl Jewellery



Copyright 2010 Oh Canada Team


2 comments:

Kelly aka STITCHNMOMMA said...

I love the many pieces available at www.OceanPearlJewellery.com and hope some day to own 1 or 2 of them.

KippysSoMature said...

Wonderful!! What a gifted lovely group is Oh! Canada!! and, what an excellent example of loveliness and gifted artistry is OceanPearlJewellery!

GooooooooH! Canada! ;)

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