Aquamarine is a variety of beryl. It gets its name from the Latin words for water and sea. This dazzling fine blue stone flatters any wearer.
- Mohs Hardness: 5 – 8
- Refractive Index: 577 – 1.583
- Specific Gravity: 72
- Treatment: Some of our aquamarines are Heat-treated (H)
- Wash with warm, soapy water
- Avoid harsh detergents
- Ultrasonic cleaning is usually safe