3 Ways to Pick an Natural Aquamarine Gemstone in 2022

Whatever the day or celebration, the soft, sky blue, natural Aquamarine gemstone is a chic choice that will grab attention. The gem’s rich sparkle and pastel hues make it a versatile choice often seen in dramatic, bold jewelry as well as in everyday engagement rings.

Natural Aquamarine and a little about the gem

Picture perfect for the summer and linked closely to the sea, the colors of the Aquamarine will indeed leave you dreaming of the vast expanse of clear turquoise oceans. So what is it that makes the Aquamarine so valuable you may ask?

Here are a few ways you can decode price, quality and beauty of the eternal Aquamarine and the birthstone of the month.

1. Origin

We all know the Aquamarine is part of the same family as the emerald, however it’s color difference is what offers effortless appeal to these greenish blue gems. With our stones sourced from Brazil, Madagascar and Africa we stock only the finest gems in our inventory. With each natural gem holding a unique map within the aquamarine is a gem that will resonate with a-lot of people. Forged my mother nature and crafted by hand, the charm and romantic appeal of the natural aquamarine is unmatched.

2. Color

When picking an Aquamarine, color plays an important role. From even pastel, sky blues to a more deep, even sea blue, most Aquamarines are heated to bring their colors to life. Determined by the amount of iron present within pure blues are the most desired shade popularly referred to as Santa Maria Blues, as they were originally mined in Santa Maria.

3. Price

So what is it that makes these sea gems so expensive?

The color, wearability, and exceptionally clear interiors allow light to pass seamlessly through adding to the value of each gemstone. Eye clean gems with a rich color, the aquamarine comes in larger sizes, perfect for big pieces of bold jewelry. Easy to work with, carvers and cutters are able to create magnificent cut stones from the rough, each one unique and magnificent. A gem that is easy to care for, the natural aquamarine needs a regular bath in warm water to maintain it shine and brilliance. Priced anywhere between $300 a carat to $1500 for exceptional color and cut find your natural aquamarine gemstone with JupiterGem today.

jupitergem.com (graduated gemologist, Chantelle Lobo)
jupitergem.com (graduated gemologist, Chantelle Lobo)

graduated gemologist

Growing up in a country like India, bursting with color, culture and creativity, Chantelle's curiosity drew her towards the fascinating world of gemstones and jewelry. Trained with the best at the Gemological Institute of America and the SSEF, Switzerland, her knowledge encompasses advanced methods of gemstone identification, diamond grading and the manufacture and sales as a jewelry professional. Her adventures have taken her to source Spinels on the busy streets in Myanmar to exceptional Sapphires in Srilanka, a selection of gems from Madagascar and even rare Jades in China. With over 7 years of experience in the jewelry industry, her strong foundation in this niche field allows her to make key observations on the value or quality of gemstones and jewelry. She now continues to fuel her deep-rooted interest for these special stones by seeking out precious one-of-a-kind gems around the world. Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chantelle-lobo-8a12a962/