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Sea Blue Aquamarine

From the palest sky-blue to a deep sea-blue, the value of an aquamarine is determined by the color which is determined by traces of iron, the more intense and vivid the blue, the more valuable the gem. The origin of Sea Blue Aquamarine® is lbadan, a city in the hiliy, forested region of southwestern Nigeria.

Aquamarine symbolizes youth, hope, health and fidelity. Legend tells that this soothing blue gem also places a soothing calm in marriage.

Sea Blue Aquamarine® can be found within several Le Vian® brands depending on its accent stones: with Chocolate Diamonds®, le Vian Chocolatier®; with Blueberry Diamonds®, Le Vian Exotics®.

"Le Vian® aimed to find the perfect balance between soothing blue deep blue for its Sea Blue Aquamarine®, the March birthdstone, which uses the more saturated blues of ® and brings out their pedigree with special Le Vian® cutting techniques. "

BLUEBERRY TANZANITE®

Tanzanite was discovered in 1967 and named for the only area in which it is found - Tanzania, Africa. What makes this gem so popular is its vivid color, high clarity and tri-chronic qualities (it shows different colors when viewed in different directions). Le Vian® loved the lush flavor of tanzanite so much that, in the 80s, the company imported over 50% of tanzanite to the U.S. Today, that stockpile which best displays a unique chorus of tri-chronic blue. pink and purple flavors are sweet Blueberry Tanzanite® - the 2015 Gem of the Year.

Among the world's most famous tanzanite designs are the $2 million tanzanite and diamond evening sandals created by Le Vian® which feature over 185-carats of museum quality oval, cushion-cut and tear drop shaped tanzanite ranging from 6 to 16 carats. The shoes won the "Fashion Accessories" category in The Tanzanite Foundation's Celebration of Life Jewelry Design Awards.

"Le Vian® has been dominant in importing more than half of the world's production of tanzanite for decades, enabling the company to secure gem quality tanzanite that strikes the perfect balance between blueberry, lilac and orchid tones. Blueberry Tanzanite® is the alternate birthstone for December and Le Vian®'s 2015 Gem of the Year:"