Aquamarine is the traditional birthstone for the month of March.
In the 19th century, the preferred color was sea green, and indeed the name itself means seawater. Today the most valued colors are sky blue and dark blue. Aquamarine is the blue variety of the mineral family Beryl. Sharing its family with the likes of Emerald, Morganite, Heliodor, Bixbite, and Goshenite. Aquamarine is the birthstone of March and has been thought to deserve a position in the top precious gem spot by many.