The name “aquamarine” is derived from two Latin words: aqua, meaning “water,” and marina, meaning “of the sea.” It has been said that the mineral beryl gives the wearer protection against foes in battle or litigation. It makes the wearer unconquerable and amiable, and also quickens the intellect. Aquamarine is the birthstone for March. OGI has received much acclaim throughout the years, winning top industry honors and garnering praise for innovation in jewelry. Today OGI is well established in the bridal and accessory industry.