Derived from the Latin term “seawater”, sailors believed that the aquamarine was the treasure of mermaids and possessed soothing and protecting powers. However, what is certain is that aquamarine has always made waves, especially with Queen Elizabeth. She recently wore a pair of aquamarine brooches at the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day and this reminded us of her divine aquamarine collection which includes the Brazilian tiara, necklace and earrings. Carrying a cooling effect, STYLE handpicks five pieces to wear “something blue” this summer. How the sea and its secrets have inspired luxury jewellers Chopard The Red Carpet necklace boasts a spectacular set of topazes, beryls, aquamarines, diamonds and sapphires in an 18-carat white ethical gold and titanium setting. Price upon request. Piaget The Sunlight Escape ring in 18-carat white gold, accented with a pear-shaped aquamarine, four fancy-cut sculpted lapis lazuli and 166 brilliant-cut diamonds, radiates a dazzling glow. Price upon request. How luxury watches catch the light – with diamonds, sapphires and rubies Chaumet The Promenades Impériales earrings in 18-carat white gold hold a frosty and alluring installation of six pear-shaped aquamarines, baguette-cut aquamarines and brilliant-cut diamonds. Price upon request. When secret watches meet high-end jewellery Tiffany & Co. This bow brooch, set with an aquamarine and diamonds in 18-carat gold and platinum, adds eye-catching sparkle to your ensemble. Price upon request. A pink diamonds video masterclass – before Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine closes Cartier Dare to dazzle with this bejewelled high jewellery bracelet in 18-carat white gold, featuring a 67.93-carat emerald-cut aquamarine, rose-cut brown and brilliant diamonds, and obsidian. Price upon request. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .