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Saturday, March 3, 2012

Celebrate Aquamarine

This is Part Four of Cocoon's 2012 Color Trend Series for Spring.

To celebrate March babies (I'm one!) - here's a collection of some Cocoon designs in March's gemstone color Aquamarine.

Here are some cool things about the gemstone Aquamarine that you may not have known:
  • is the “stone of courage”
  • helps people learn quickly and be prepared
  • helps in achieving higher levels of consciousness and thinking more clearly
  • brings order, tolerance and moderation
  • was traditionally worn by sailors to protect them from the water and against storms
  • in medieval Europe, was beleived to re-awaken love in a marriage and to make soldiers invincible in battle
  • was believed by the Greeks to absorb the energy of young love and was considered the best gift for a groom to give his bride after consumnating their marriage
  • was popular among European royalty to wear aquamarine as an antidote to poison
  • was used by Ancient Romans to treat ailments of the stomach, liver, and throat
And the fun's not over yet! Here's Tracy's set created with all kinds of fabulous items in this gorgeous color:

You can read more about Aquamarine at

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