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The March Birthstone is Aquamarine

The birthstone for March is Aquamarine and thus the March birthstone color is light blue, the primary shade of Aquamarine.

The alternative March gemstone is earthy Bloodstone and both gems are listed as official March birthstones.

Aquamarine is one of the Zodiac birthstones for Pisces (Feb 20 – Mar 20), and Bloodstone is one of the zodiac birthstones for both Pisces and Aries (Mar 21 – Apr 19) star signs. Other birthday symbols include the March birth flower which is the Daffodil.

The word ‘Aquamarine’ means ‘water of the sea’ in Latin and this gemstone is associated with many legends of sailors. It also aptly reflects the tranquil blue-greens of the ocean, symbolizing calm and peace.