This fantastic colored gemstone belongs to the Beryl family. The name Aquamarine comes from the Latin aqua marina "sea water". The wonderful blue color is created by traces of iron. Aquamarine is found on all continents, including Brazil, USA, Madagascar and Kenya.
The name "Santa Maria Aquamarine" stands for an impressive and intense blue, named after the legendary mine "Santa Maria de Itabira" in Ceará, Brazil.
This aquamarine is cabochon cut with 3.63 Ct.

Edelsteinkunde: der Aquamarin