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Birthstone of the Month - Aquamarine

With their gorgeous, clear, transparent blue color and incredible shine, it is no wonder that Aquamarines, the birthstone of March, are a favorite stone even when they are not your birthstone. Derived from the Latin word aqua, meaning water, and mare or marina, meaning the sea, they were believed to protect sailors, as well as to guarantee a safe voyage.  While others believed that their serene color cooled the temper, allowing the wearer to remain calm and levelheaded.  

Aquamarine is a relatively hard stone, 7.5 to 8 on the Mohs scale, making it very tough and resistant to scratches. Valued by their depth of color, which is caused by iron in the stone, they range from an extremely pale blue to a strong sea-blue, the more intense the color, the more valuable. Weighing over 110 kg, the largest Aquamarine of gemstone quality was found in Marambaia, Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 1910. The largest cut Aquamarine is the Dom Pedro. Weighing 26 kg and cut in 1992, this stunning, faceted gemstone can be viewed at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History.

Aquamarines are primarily mined in Brazil, but they are also found in Columbia, Zambia, Tanzania, Madagascar, Malawi and Kenya. They can also be found within the United States, in central Colorado and Wyoming.

Arthur Weeks and Son Jewelers carries a wide range of Aquamarine jewelry both online and in our store. From stunning rings and bracelets to sparkling earrings and pendants, we have something for everyone in a price range for every budget. If you don’t see exactly what you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Introducing Two New Designers 

Elizabeth Buenaventura and Nicole Barr

Nicole Barr

The Nicole Barr Collection features vibrant enamel colors in original designs. She has chosen to follow the traditions of Lalique and Faberge by working with hard-fired vitreous enamel. This exclusive collection offers something you won't find anywhere else. We hope you enjoy discovering the beauty and artistry of the Nicole Barr collection.

Elizabeth Buenaventura

Elizabeth Buenaventura jewelry is made from 14 kt gold paired with the most exquisite quality of Diamonds, Sapphires and Ruby's. Each jewel is a unique piece of art. The collection carries an inherent sense of experimentation, joyful freedom, and play that encourages the wearer to create their own personal collection that reflects their individuality.


Welcome to our Webstore!

From the opening of our family store in 1896, four generations of fathers and sons have built our family business and proudly helped generations of families and loyal customers find the perfect gift to mark life's special occasions. Now, all of that knowledge, commitment and stunning selection is available right here.

John Weeks, is the fourth generation owner of Arthur Weeks and Son Jewelers and is a registered jeweler with the American Gem Society. The AGS is one of the jewelry industry’s most prestigious organizations. John also has his Diamond Degree from the Gemological Institute of America. In addition, Arthur Weeks and Son Jewelers is a member of the Jewelers of America, an A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau, and a member of the Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce.

John has amassed a unique and beautiful collection of items perfect for every celebration or just because. Shop our store and if you don’t see exactly what it is you are looking for, email John at john@arthurweeksjewelers.com. Just like the generations before him, he is in the store and ready to help you find that perfect piece.