The world of Sterling silver gemstone jewelry is filled with necklaces, rings, earrings, bracelets, bangles, pendants and other unique items crafted using a rainbow of gorgeous gemstones. But why choosing natural gemstone jewelry and not aninexpensive perfect looking lab-created one?
There are many good reasons our customer upgraded to exclusive Sterling silver premium gemstone jewelrywith precious and semi-precious stone. There are large number of buyers and sellers who preferthese natural gemstones which are highly valued for their immense rarity and high-end beauty. Some top-rated jewelers offer their customer with an Exclusive collection which is Unique and has very limited quantities to emphasis there rarity and the provenance concept.
In addition, its advantage of having natural gemstone jewelry is also because ithas Symbolic and Believes that comes with each gemstone for instance Birthstone symbolize each birth month, Some are even known to have unique healing properties which give the energetic vibe of a gem.Some people use gems as part of their spiritual practices. They incorporate gems into rituals to restore energy fields, gain peace, and promote love and safety.
Table of contents
- DIAMOND: THE FOREVER GEM
- SAPPHIRE:THE PROSPERITY GEM
- RUBY:THE ROMANTIC GEM
- EMERALD: THE ORIGINAL ROYAL
WHAT IS PRECIOUS GEMSTONE?
What are the 4 precious stones?
The fourprecious gemstone which is the most valuable and sought-after gemstones in the world. They are distinguished by their quality, their rarity and the beauty of their colors which become the most valuable, mostdesirable gemstone jewelry.
1. DIAMOND: THE FOREVER GEM
The traditional “clear” gemstone found in most engagement and wedding rings are known as white diamonds. However, Diamond has an incredible palette of colors and tints. Fancy colored diamonds are of vivid shades like pink, green and yellow.
Diamonds symbolize forever love, which is why they’re most commonly given as a promise rings, engagement rings and wedding rings. Because of their rarity, they’ve also become a symbol of originality.
Here is some of History’s most famous Diamond Jewelry
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2. SAPPHIRE:THE PROSPERITY GEM
Sapphire is usually blue gemstone but there are many other colors depending on the chemical composition of the stone: yellows, oranges, greens, etc.
Sapphires come in a variety of colors and cuts. It represents as the stone of prosperity. Its restorative properties are known to help alleviate mental tension and promote inner peace.
Here are 7 of the World’s Most Famous Sapphires jewelry;
3. RUBY:THE ROMANTIC GEM
Ruby is distinguished by its red tones gemstone, with a gradient from pink to purple, to slightly brown. The most sought-after, and rarest, is undoubtedly the bright red color. Ruby often has a secondary color. However, the more pronounced these are (purple or orange), the lower the value of the ruby.
Rudy is known to bring good luck and protection. It is also known to inspire passion and devotion, which is why it’s often given as a symbol of deep love and romance.
Here are some of the Most Famous Ruby Jewels;
4. EMERALD: THE ORIGINAL ROYAL
Emerald is green in color and can vary from pale green to deep green. It is generally mounted in emerald cut to limit the risks during setting as its more susceptible to cracking than other precious stone. Emeralds are usually small in size. The larger ones are very rare and can be up to 20 times more valuable than a diamond of the same size.
Emerald is known to be one of the History’s most ancient treasures. Wearing an emerald ring is a sign of mature humility in a relationship. This precious stone symbolizes renewal and hope.
Here are some of the World’s Most Famous Emerald Jewels
WHAT IS SEMI-PRECIOUS STONE?
Every other gemstone that isn’t one of the four mentioned above is considered to be semi-precious. Semi-precious stone has a wide range of hues to offer;The less expensive semiprecious stones are then categorized and subdivided; perfect for affordable gemstone jewelry.Since most of these gemstones are relatively abundant in nature, they are designated as semi-precious.
However, this is a commercial based classification and distinction that marketers created to give the illusion that precious stones are always more valuable than semi-precious stones. It’s actually not applied to every case. For example, a Tsavorite green garnet is more valuable than a mid-quality sapphire. Tanzanites are rarer than diamond, yet they are not considered precious as they are softer gems.
Some of the more common semi-precious stoneused in gemstone jewelry are:
- ROSE QUARTZ
- LAPIS LAZULI
- TIGER’S EYE
- ZIRCON etc.
The list of Semi-precious stone goes on and on. Here’s Benefits and Reason for owning these semi-precious gemstone jewelry:
MOONSTONE: is well-known for its blue to white adularescence which displays a pearly vibrant and opalescent schiller, natural optical effect similar to the shimmering appearance of the moon on a cloudless evening. Many believed the stone was created from moonbeams so some people wear it as a Moonstone Crystal Healing for Hope, Luck and Abundance.
OPAL: commonly having a bodycolor of white, yellow, gray, black, or brown; however, the bodycolor of opal can be any color. It flashes iridescent colors when it is viewed from different angles, so called “play of color”, when the stone is moved, or when the light source is moved. Opal was considered a stone that could provide great luck because it was believed to possess all the virtues of each gemstone whose color was represented in the color spectrum of the opal.
ROSE QUARTZ:The blushing hue of Rose Quartz is a pale pink stone belong to quartz crystal family. it has a translucent transparency and a vitreous luster. The Rose Quartz comes in colors that lend well to the art of romance therefore stone represent universal love. It believes to restore trust and harmony in relationships, encouraging unconditional love.
ONYX:A semi-precious form of chalcedony commonly in Black and white (banded). Varieties may show red, brown, yellow, and blue layers. Solid black onyx may also occur, though most such specimens are dyed. Onyx has been used in jewelry and other carvings for centuries. It represents powerful vibrations of protection, strength, focus, and willpower.
MALACHITE:A beautiful decorative stone with rich patterned coloration in shades of green ranging from Bright green, dark green to blackish green. Malachite is also known as a protection stone, absorbing negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere and from the body.
AMETHYST:is the world’s most popular purple gem and a violet variety of quartz. Amethysts are rumored to be a meditative and calming stone known for protection, positivity and rebalance.
AQUAMARINE:has a color range of greenish blue to blue. It has long been associated with the sea and some believed it has healing properties. Therefore it is associated with healing, soothing and confidence.
GARNET:is most known as a dark red gemstone however in fact, Garnets come in a variety of colors. Garnet’s traditional radiating warmth red color was associated with the heart and blood, so people wear garnet in believe for helping flush out body toxins and keep circulation strong.
LAPIS LAZULI:Lapisfor short, well-known for its intense deep royal blue metamorphic rock color and shimmering golden flecks. It’s also represent royalty and honor and it is a universal symbol of wisdom and truth.
AMBER:They fall into the category of organic gemstones in which Amber is the hardened resin of ancient pine trees. Amber occurs in a range of different colors. As well as the usual yellow-orange-brown that is associated with the color “amber”, amber itself can range from a whitish color through a pale lemon yellow, to brown and almost black. Other uncommon colors include red amber, green amber, and even blue amber, which is rare and highly sought after. Amber’s spiritual meaning is also one of protection and it’s given to travelers to keep them safe on long journeys.
TIGER’S EYE :A metamorphic rock displays unique layers of gold and brown color in remarkable silky lustre chatoyancy effect. It plays big part in spiritual world Traditionally the Tiger Eye Gemstone was carried as a protective amulet against the forces of evil. It was said to ward off curses and to keep the wearer safe
PERIDOT:The term peridot refers to green which the shade of individual peridot can vary from yellowish green to greenish yellow to brownish green. Peridot is the birthstone for the month of August. It is also the stone given to celebrate the 16th year of marriage. Known as the stone of compassion, peridot is believed to bring good health, restful sleep and peace to relationships by balancing emotions and mind.
TOPAZ: It has an exceptionally wide color range various tones and saturations of brown, blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, and purple. Colorless topaz is plentiful, and is often treated to give it a blue color. Topaz is also pleochroic, meaning that the gem can show different colors in different crystal directions. The spiritual meaning for Topaz is a stone of nobility, love, passion, and purpose. Because of its fiery energy, this sun-filled gemstone is associated with high self-esteem and good fortune.
CHALCEDONY: a waxy luster, and may be semitransparent or translucent. Chalcedony is coming in a huge array of colors but most commonly seen in a pale colored gemstone from white to gray, grayish-blue or a shade of brown ranging from pale to nearly black, lavender and violet. The color of chalcedony sold commercially is often enhanced by dyeing or heating. Chalcedony is a symbol for nurturing that promotes goodwill and stability within groups of people. It absorbs negative energy. It brings the mind, body, emotions and spirit into harmony.
CITRINE: a member of the transparent crystalline quartz family, known for a glorious golden and yellow colors stone. Its color ranges from a lemon yellow, reddish-orange to dark rich honey gold. Citrine is rare in nature and it represents a birthstone for November. It’s also recognized as the gem that commemorates the thirteenth anniversary. It brings optimism and cheerfulness.
TURQUOISE:It’s a semi-transparent to opaque stone, with a color that usually ranges from aqua blue to light azure green mineral shade. With its intriguing hue has the prestige of being the only gemstone with a color named after it. Turquoise buried in Ancient Egyptian tombs is among the world’s oldest jewelry, believed to have a healing power. Turquoise stones represent wisdom, tranquility, protection, good fortune, and hope.
RHODONITE:The name rhodonite comes from rhodos, the Greek word for rose, referring to the stone’s distinct pink or rose red color. Color varies from a soft rose-pink to a bright flesh-colored red such as orange red, brownish red. Massive specimens often have black dendritic inclusions veins running through them. Spiritual meaning for Rhodonite is a stone of compassion, an emotional balancer that clears away emotional wounds and scars from the past, and that nurtures love.
AVENTURINE:A form of quartz most commonly found in green but actually comes in a myriad of natural colors. This stone can be found in red, orange, yellow, pink, peach, brown, white, grey, and blue.Besides causing the glittering Aventurescence, the inclusions in Aventurine can create different colors. Aventurine may show light and dark patches of color in the same stone, and it can also be banded. Often known as the Stone of Opportunity. It conveys good luck, manifestation and optimistic.
So what color of gemstone goes well with Sterling silver jewelry?
Creating gemstone jewelry using Sterling Silver, Silver is one of the most versatile metals because it matches and enhances almost any hue, making a perfect gemstone jewelry piece. Hencecolor Silver goes well with almost all
gemstones considering Sterling Silver can also be plated in Gold, Rose Gold and Black Rhodium shade. As there are various types of gemstones with different sizes, cutting and grade to choose from. Jewelry designers can select to create inexpensive gemstone jewelry designs with the natural stone or mix stones with decorative spacers as well as connectors.
Basic Jewelry Notes for gemstone jewelry creation
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