Aquamarine A Grade with Rubellite 2" (Brazil)
Aquamarine named from the Latin word meaning water of the sea is a gemstone-quality transparent variety of beryl. It has a delicate blue or blue-green colour suggestive of the tint of sea-water. A very popular gemstone Aquamarine occurs primarily in South America and the Asian sub-continent.
Rubellite is a red reddish-purple or pink variety of elbaite which is in the tourmaline group of minerals. The name rubellite is derived from the Latin name rebellus or reddish and is one of the oldest varietal names for a colour of tourmaline.