The emerald cut of this incredible 19.44-carat aquamarine is the perfect means by which to showcase this gemstone's marvelous clarity and color. Surrounded by 32 shimmering white diamonds weighing 0.47 carats, this jewel possesses the optimal ocean-blue coloration that makes aquamarines so desirable. With a name derived from the Latin for "seawater," it's no surprise that the calming color of aquamarine is often compared to a clear blue ocean. Ancient peoples believed anyone who wore the jewel, especially mariners, would be protected from harm, and it was even thought to help maintain marital bliss. The finest specimens of aquamarine perfectly combine peerless clarity with the prized "ocean blue" color.