Aquamarine, the “gem of the sea” is the birthstone for March. It is has always been one of the most fashionable gemstones and is recognized for its exceptional clarity and brilliance. A favorite stone of modern designers, aquamarine is remarkably clean and often free of inclusions. Even the lightest colors will produce attractive brilliant stones. Whether fashioned as a clear, transparent gem in a classical step cut, or creatively cut with grooves, notches, curves, and edges, it is always fascinatingly beautiful.