The birthstones for March, April and May are aquamarine, diamond, and emerald. Read on and learn more about these three beautiful stones and find the perfect gift for a springtime birthday.
March's birthstone, Aquamarine, is an enchanting sea-blue stone. Its name is Latin for "seawater". It is often found in large quantities, which makes it a popular stone for jewelry. Aquamarine, in addition to being the birthstone for March, is the stone for the 19th wedding anniversary.
From solitaire engagement rings to statement dangle earrings, diamonds can be found in almost all fine jewelry. A remarkably solid and durable stone, diamonds have been coveted by people for generations. A piece of jewelry that prominently features diamonds is a beautiful gift for an April birthday. The diamond is also the stone for the 60th and 75th wedding anniversary.
Emerald is a beautiful stone that has been used in jewelry for thousands of years. Its lush green color is thought to be good luck, and wearing it was believed to calm the mind. It pairs well with other stones, such as diamond. Emerald is also the stone for the twentieth and twenty-fifth wedding anniversaries.