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Introduction to Gemology with Jeffery Bergman — brazil

Introduction to Aquamarines: The mermaids' treasured gem

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Introduction to Aquamarines: The mermaids' treasured gem

Hey Lounges,  Today Jeffery "Master" Bergman is taking us through the legendary Mermaids' treasured gems: the Aquamarine, read on! A stunning example of a deeply saturated Brazilian "Santa Maria" blue Aquamarine Aquamarine derives its name from the ancient Latin word for "sea water" which depicts its lovely pale to medium blue color shades. Commonly referred to by it’s nickname Aqua, it is often found with a slight to strong greenish tint. A member of the beryl family, aquamarine is a close cousin to the revered emerald.   Old legends said that aquamarine is the treasure of mermaids, with the power...

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