Both the name and color of Aquamarine instantly brings to mind the sea. The origin of the name Aquamarine is derived from the Latin words "aqua marina" which means "sea water" reflecting the color of the stone. Aquamarine comes in variety of colors, ranging from sea blue to sea green. It is said to have bring relaxation to the wearer. Aquamarine is a 7.5 on the Mohs hardness scale, and is the official birthstone of March. Learn more about Aquamarine from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA)