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Aqua Chalcedony: The Birthstone for March

February 26, 2020 1 min read

What is Aqua Chalcedony?

Aqua Chalcedony is a cool blue-green translucent gemstone. Although chalcedony is found in a huge array of colours including brown, green, grey, orange, red and white, the Aqua Chalcedony is famed for its soft colour, reminiscent of tropical turquoise waters. Aqua Chalcedony can vary from a soft powder blue through to a pale turquoise. The colour tends to be more intense in larger gemstones.

Aqua Chalcedony RingAqua Chalcedony Teardrop Ring

Aqua Chalcedony Through History

Chalcedony derives its name from the region of Kalkedon in the ancient Roman empire. Ancient Greek and Roman civilizations particularly prized Chalcedony, using the gemstone for carved seals, cameo brooches and signet rings. 

The Birthstone for March

Aqua Chalcedony is a traditional birthstone for March. Our sterling silver March birthstone pendant displays the gemstone in a simple polished surround. Matching chalcedony stud earrings are also available to complete the set, or to wear separately as classic everyday earrings.

 

 Aqua Chalcedony March Birthstone Pendant Aqua Chalcedony Stud Earrings

You can find the March Chalcedony Birthstone pendant here: Aqua Chalcedony Pendant and the matching earrings here: Aqua Chalcedony Stud Earrings

Aqua Chalcedony Jewellery

Our beautiful Aqua Chalcedony Bracelet features both round and oval checker-cut Aqua Chalcedony gemstones on a simple sterling silver belcher chain. Each gemstone has been carefully set in simple polished silver surrounds to encase and display the gemstones.

Aqua Chalcedony BraceletAqua Chalcedony Bracelet Model

In our Aqua Chalcedony Necklace, two different sizes of round checker-cut Aqua Chalcedony gemstones are set in polished sterling silver settings and strung on a simple silver belcher chain. The long necklace can be worn as a long single strand, or doubled up to create a shorter necklace.

Aqua Chalcedony Necklace Long Aqua Chalcedony Necklace Short