Posted in 2017, Crayola 120 day challenge, cyw, postaday, Quilts, Sewing, Yes

Aquamarine in My World


Aquamarine a color and a gemstone. The color is named after the gemstone and is a beautiful soft blue shade. The name comes from Latin meaning water of the sea. It is also one of the birthstones for March and is used to celebrate 19th wedding anniversaries. This amazing gemstone is mined mainly in Brazil, but also is found in Nigeria, Madagascar, Zambia, Pakistan, and Mozambique.


There is also a lot of ancient lore surrounding this stone.  The more blue in a stone rather than green is considered a more valuable stone. Also believed to have been used in rain ceremonies when rain was needed to help the crops.


I love my vintage Ball canning jars and use them whenever possible.


This is a timeless pattern, in a new setting with the beautiful shades of blue to help create the pattern.


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