2 Carat Sterling Silver Aquamarine Colored Round Stud Earrings
March’s birthstone represents the serenity of the sea and the expanse of a light blue summer sky. Aquamarine earrings bring the sparkle and energy of the sea and the sky to the face when these are worn. After all, it is Aquamarine, the gemstone that represents wealth and happiness. This beautiful blue gem became March’s prize in 1912 and is valued by its color, cut, clarity and size.
CHECK OUT THIS GREAT DEAL AT AMAZONThese gems have been valued for centuries, both for their beauty and for the properties attributed to the jewels. Aquamarine protects the wearer from the sea. It is mentioned in Greek mythology as being worn by Greek soldiers for protection against the fury and wrath of the ferocious Sea Gods they faced in their dangerous journeys. The Jewelers Association of America released a list of jewels and corresponding months in 1912. This list was enthusiastically greeted worldwide and continues its popularity today. Many centuries ago, the common belief was that each stone protected the wearer during a certain month and the wearers had to have twelve stones. Back then, only the very rich could afford the jewels and only the very, very rich could afford twelve.
These stones are imported. This stone was first discovered in Madagascar. Now it is imported from Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Russia. During the process to bring the gem to life and turn it into Aquamarine earrings, heating is used to improve the blue color and make it more desirable (valuable). Once heated, the enhanced blue color stays.
These beautiful blue earrings frame the face like rays of sunlight sparkling off a warm blue sea. The clear, cool blue is artfully wrapped in a mounting of sterling silver, white gold or titanium, bringing the luster to life. Simple studs of sparkling blue water enhance the eyes and smile of the wearer. When combined with fire of diamonds and allowed to dangle, a lovely sway charms the viewer when the head moves. This color of Aquamarine earrings compliments almost any skin. These earring designs can be customized for a truly special gift or just the right creation chosen from the variety of designs and styles already assembled. There are single stones, multiple stones, studs, hoops, dangling chandeliers with recessed mounts displaying the beauty and coolness of the liquid water that twinkles and flows from the delicate earlobes of this lucky, chosen one. Among the many benefits contributed to this jewelry are feelings of good cheer, harmony, friendship and trust. A gift of this jewel to a loved one brings a happy and long union.
The colors of these Aquamarine earrings range from light blue to sky blue and even teal. These stones are super clear, without any mars. A buyer will check the cut, color, clarity and carat (size) of the stones before purchasing the gift. A good cut allows light to play with and off the gem, without dull or dark spots. Color is the most important part and is rated by the hue, the tone and the saturation. The hue is the basic primary color desired. The tone is a lightness or darkness of the color. The saturation is the purity and intensity of the stone. The stone should be rich, bright and vivid. Some stones are very clear and some are naturally not, aquamarine is very clear and has a high clarity rating. Carat is the weight of the stone; a carat equals 200 mg or .20 g.
When the lady receives the lovely Aquamarine earrings, she will treasure the gift forever. To preserve their radiant beauty, the earrings should be stored in jeweler’s paper or the gift box they came in. After each wearing, they should be gently wiped with a soft cotton cloth to remove the natural oils that accumulate. When dressing, these are the last bit of adornment, added after the hairspray and perfume has been used to protect them from the exposure to harmful chemicals. Fingerprints or dust can be removed by soaking the aquamarine earrings in a weak solution of gentle soap and warm water for a very short time, then rinsing and patting dry.
Aquamarine earrings are a great way to let a special someone know that they too are a treasure to be kept and cherished.