March Birthstones

For the lucky people with March birthdays, two birthstones are associated with this early spring month: aquamarine and bloodstone.

Both gemstones are very different from one another in appearance, yet they each make beautiful jewelry pieces. Learn more about each March birthstone by selecting one below.

Aquarmarine

The serenely colored aquamarine invokes the tranquility of its namesake, the sea. In fact, the name aquamarine is derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and marina, meaning the sea.

Bloodstone

The second birthstone for March is bloodstone, a dark-green gemstone flecked with vivid red spots of iron oxide. Generally found embedded in rocks or in riverbeds as pebbles, primary sources for this gemstone are India, Brazil, and Australia.

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