If you were lucky enough to be born in the third month of the year, you are indeed charmed. March birthdays are lucky in many different ways. March is the end of a long winter for many people, it is when we begin to see the first signs of spring. It is the month for the Luck of the Irish with the celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th. March is considered the first month of the new year by the early Roman calendar.
Another reason people born in March are lucky is their birthstone is aquamarine. The gemstone has always been considered lucky by sailors. They used to wear or carry them to ensure their safety at sea and a safe return. They also believed that it kept them from getting seasickness. March has two zodiac signs that fall under the calendar month, but the majority of people born during the month of March are Pisces. It is so fitting that a water sign in the zodiac has a birthstone that resembles water.
The color of the March birthstone is a greenish-blue or a bluish-green. Some people think it looks like sea water, which is exactly what the name means in Latin. Most aquamarine gemstones come from mines in Brazil. Some also come from Madagascar, Mozambique, Nigeria, Zambia and Pakistan. No matter what the shade of stone or the country of its origin, it looks great worn in many different ways. Even if you aren’t lucky enough to be born in the month of March, you can still wear the lucky birthstone, aquamarine.