Aquamarine also belongs to the beryl group and is a blue variety of that mineral. The name Aquamarine means “water of the sea” and the darker and deeper the color, the more valuable the stone. Hardness on the Mohs scale is 7.5-8. It can be found in Brazil.
Cloudless skies or crystal clear waters, blue is all around. But there's nothing 'background' about blue - in fact, as we (nearly) approach spring, we'll show you how to wear this colour in an array of shades and shapes, whatever the season.
On 31t July, Galartis will hold their first auction of haute couture jewellery in the glamorous Swiss resort of Verbier. The sale will include a rare "Pigeon's Blood" ruby from the now-closed Mogok mine in Burma as well as an intense royal blue sapphire from Kashmir.