The March Birthstone is in fact two gems, Aquamarine and Bloodstone.
Bloodstone is the gemstone of the 14th Wedding Anniversary and Aquamarine is the gemstone of the 19th Wedding Anniversary.
These gems are very different from each other in appearance but share similar meaning.
Aquamarine is blue-green in color and Bloodstone is a dark green gem with red speckles.
The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin words aqua which means water and marina which means the sea.
The name Bloodstone comes about from the red speckles in the gem.
The shared meaning of the Aquamarine and Bloodstone refers to preserving and enhancing health. Aquamarine is also linked to good luck charms for travellers.
Some Aquamarine gift ideas from Amazon include:
Gorgeous “Infinity Endless Love” Necklace
Some Bloodstone gift ideas from Amazon include:
Heart-shaped Worry Stone
Learn more about Birthstones.