How To Tell Real Aquamarine Earrings, Necklaces and Rings

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If your birthday or a loved one’s big day falls this month, why not get a sparkling gift?

Aquamarine is the birthstone for March and with its pretty blue hue and amazing brilliance, your loved one will definitely treasure this glittering bauble.

A graduated, four-strand simulated pearl necklace centering on a gold plated filigree medallion set with simulated aquamarine, emeralds, and diamonds with pearl drops. It was worn by Bette Davis in "The Virgin Queen," a 1955 DeLuxe Color historical drama film directed by Henry KosterA graduated, four-strand simulated pearl necklace centering on a gold plated filigree medallion set with simulated aquamarine, emeralds, and diamonds with pearl drops. It was worn by Bette Davis in “The Virgin Queen,” a 1955 DeLuxe Color historical drama film directed by Henry Koster

A symbol of courage, happiness, and faithfulness, this gemstone is popular because of its color that goes from transparent blue, ocean blue, and sky blue. The best way to tell a real aquamarine stone is by looking at its color. Also, don’t miss our guide showing how to spot fake jewelry.

Derived from the Latin word aqua marina or seawater, aquamarines are also prized gemstones because they belong to the Beryl family, making it a relative of emeralds, another gorgeous and coveted gemstone.

A simulated diamond and aquamarine costume ornament in foliate design. It was worn by Jean Harlow as a closure for an evening cape in "Libeled Lady," a 1936 screwball comedy filmA simulated diamond and aquamarine costume ornament in foliate design. It was worn by Jean Harlow as a closure for an evening cape in “Libeled Lady,” a 1936 screwball comedy film

A ring, bracelet, necklace, or a pair of earrings adorned with aquamarine stones lend a look that’s graceful, relaxed and dreamy — just like the sea.

We’ve gathered a few baubles that are encrusted with real aquamarine stones in varying blue hues for you to feast your eyes on, and hopefully, choose to wear or gift someone with:

Incanto Royale Aquamarine 18K Gold Pendant Necklace, $985

Incanto Royale Aquamarine 18K Gold Pendant Necklace

Forzieri 0.90 Aquamarine 18K White Gold Eternity Band Ring, $890

Forzieri 0.90 Aquamarine 18K White Gold Eternity Band Ring

Incanto Royale Aquamarine and Diamond 18K Gold Drop Earrings, $1,590

Incanto Royale Aquamarine and Diamond 18K Gold Drop Earrings

Although genuine aquamarine jewelry can be quite pricey, there are also pieces that feature real aquamarine gemstones with slightly lower clarity than their more expensive counterparts.

Take a look at these affordable options from Amazon:

Tommaso Design Genuine Aquamarine and Diamond Pendant in 14 kt White Gold, $419.99

Tommaso Design Genuine Aquamarine and Diamond Pendant in 14 kt White Gold

Sterling Silver Aquamarine and Diamond Heart Ring, $188

Sterling Silver Aquamarine and Diamond Heart Ring

Amour Aquamarine and Diamond Lever Back Earrings, $94.99

Amour Aquamarine and Diamond Lever Back Earrings

These aquamarine jewelry adornments are long-lasting and would be perfect heirloom pieces to hand down to future generations.

If you’ve made your pick among these aquamarine baubles, why not add a stylish and quirky jewelry holder as part of your birthday gift? You’ll be glad you did!

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