Frequently asked Questions
Aquamarine is believed to symbolise harmony, courage, youth and eternal love. Aquamarine has always had a strong connection to water and is an ideal choice for the adventurous soul who has an affinity towards the sea. Sailors, fishermen and travellers have long worn aquamarine as a talisman for protection.
Yes! An aquamarine ring makes a fantastic choice for everyday wear. As part of the Beryl family, aquamarine rates 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs hardness scale, meaning it is a durable gem that can withstand daily wear.
We always recommend removing your jewellery before showering and any activities such as DIY, gardening or housework that involves harsh chemicals.
Aquamarine makes an excellent choice for more than those looking for a March birthstone engagement ring. Known for its tranquil blue colour and outstanding natural clarity, an aquamarine engagement ring set will add a unique hint of colour for the modern woman who is looking for something different.
Aquamarine when mined are usually blue-green in colour. Most aquamarines gemstones have been heated to remove the green tones. This treatment is stable and permanent and does not affect the value. Heating to improve colour is an accepted aquamarine enhancement within the fine jewellery sector.
Like most gemstones, you can clean your aquamarine jewellery with warm soapy water, a soft-bristled brush and dry with a soft cloth. Store your jewellery in the original ring box away from your other jewellery or a lined box when not being worn.
Do NOT use an ultrasonic or steam cleaner with your aquamarine jewellery, as these can crack and damage the gem.