This Aquamarine cabochon gemstone has a pattern carved hand detailing on both the front and back of the gem. It is a true one-of-a-kind Stephen Dweck collectible and can be lay as a timepiece or set in a display.
Known for its tranquility and peaceful qualities, Aquamarine is the birthstone for the month of March. It's name is derived from the serenely colored sea, that aquamarine is reminiscent of. In fact, the name aquamarine is derived from the Latin wordaqua, meaning water, andmarina, meaning the sea. Light in tone, the stone ranges from greenish blue to blue-green and mined mainly in Brazil, Nigeria, Madagascar and Zambia.
A variety of Beryl, the gemstone is said to cool the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded. In the Middle Ages, it was believed that wearing aquamarine would ensure protection to sailors on long voyages and against poisoning.