Aquamarine is a beautiful blue gem whose name is derived from a Latin phrase that translates to water of the sea.
Aquamarine is the blue to blue-green variety of beryl. Other varieties of beryl include emerald (green), morganite (pink), and heliodor (yellow).
In 1935, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt was gifted a 1,847 carat fine aquamarine by the Brazilian government.
In 1953, the Brazilian government gifted Queen Elizabeth II with a magnificent aquamarine necklace and earrings set. In 1957, she had an aquamarine and diamond tiara created to match the demi-parure. In 1958, the Brazilian government presented the Queen with a matching aquamarine bracelet and brooch.
In 2018, Prince Harry continued family tradition by giving his mother's aquamarine to his bride on the day of their wedding.