March Birthstone – Aquamarine

Aquamarine – March Birthstone

and for the 19th wedding anniversary

Legend has it that the aquamarine was found in a mermaid’s treasure chest and sailors regard it as a stone of good fortune, to keep them safe at sea. The word “aquamarine” comes from the Latin “aqua” which means water and “mare” which means the sea.  Aquamarine is known for its captivating pure, light blue color which can sometimes also exhibit a lovely greenish blue color. It is most often free of inclusions and with good hardness, 7.5-8.0 on the Mohs hardness scale. The stones shimmer. Aquamarines are often found in large rough crystal forms and are ideal for gem cutters to fashion into creative forms suitable for jewelry and for specimen collectors. One such notable crystal was found in Brazil and weighed over 100 kilograms. Aquamarines are also found in other countries such as Zambia, Mozambique, and Afghanistan.

According to old folklore, it promises happiness in a marriage for those who wear it. 

Sterling Silver with a brushed matte finish, this elegant necklace will update any look  from day to evening.

 

May Hours
Tuesdays - Fridays  10:00 - 5:00
Saturday - 10:00 - 2:00
**CLOSED Friday & Saturday May 3/4
**CLOSED FRIDAY, MAY 24 @ 3:00
    CLOSED SATURDAY, MAY 25

 We recommend appointments for custom design and appraisals. 

 As always, we remain committed to providing jewelry and watch repair services in a timely manner and MOST repairs can be completed in less than one week.  We can replace watch batteries while you wait (if not too busy) or within one business day.

To schedule an appointment, please send your email request to: ViirInc@gmail.com -- we respond as quickly as possible to all emails. You may also leave a message at our store: 520-795-5496, and messages are checked on "store open" days.

 

Appointments

If you have an estate or multiple items for appraisal or if you would like to create a custom design, we ask that you schedule an appointment so that we can give you our unhurried attention.

To schedule an appointment, please call the store at 520-795-5496 and leave a message OR send us an email at ViirInc@gmail.com and we will get back to you more quickly. You can also send a contact request through this website.

Email: viirinc@gmail.com
Telephone: 520-795-5496
Address: 2464 N. Campbell Avenue (Parking is available behind the building)

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Viir Fine Jewelry & Art

2464 North Campbell Ave.
520-795-5496

520-795-5496
viirinc@gmail.com
2464 N. Campbell Avenue
(Parking available behind building)