You’re a Gem!
Gemstone jewelry is vivacious, unique, dramatic, flirty, and full of personality. Sound like you? The perfect colorful accompaniment to your favorite outfits, unique engagement ring, or anniversary gift, gemstone jewelry is an underrated category of distinctive and cost-effective jewelry. Precious stones — such as sapphires, rubies, and emeralds — don't scratch easily and come in a variety of vivid colors. Amethyst, aquamarine, topaz, and other semi-precious stones are perfect for birthstone jewelry, mother's rings, or statement pieces to go with your favorite outfit. Gemstone jewelry is perfect for small gifts and tokens of love since it is affordable and available in a range of sizes and quality. A large selection of gemstone rings, earrings, and more are available at Rolland's Jewelers.
Blues in All Hues
Most gemstones occur naturally in more than one color; the most common shade may only be the easiest to source. Sapphires, tourmalines, and topaz come in a rainbow of colors. Amethyst, aquamarine, emeralds, and many others have different levels of saturation, from very light to rich, dark shades. If you're not totally in love with the colors of a stone but want the symbolism and significance of that particular gemstone, ask your jeweler if they can order additional colors or hues. The beauty of shopping at Rolland's Jewelers is that no matter your color preference, there's a piece of gemstone jewelry for you.
A Special Anniversary
You've likely heard of Gold, Silver, and Ruby anniversaries, but there's actually a particular present for each anniversary. Just like birthstones go with the months, each anniversary year has a different gemstone, color, or metal associated with it. For example, a fourth anniversary gift is associated with the color blue, and blue topaz is the traditional gemstone. Blue topaz is a gemstone that comes in a spectrum of blue hues, ranging from a clear, light robin's egg blue to a darker, more lapis-like color. The sentiment of a blue topaz is very sweet, symbolizing romance, affection, and love. Look for gemstone jewelry associated with your anniversary year for a sweet gift that they'll always remember.
Whether you're trying to be more eco-conscious or you don't think it's worth going into debt for a diamond but still want a naturally-occurring stone, clear gemstones are gaining traction and popularity as diamond alternatives. Colorless sapphires and moissanite are the most diamond-like gemstones and have much of the durability, hardness, and sparkle that diamonds do. Other stones like morganite and aquamarine don't have quite the same colorless qualities, but they catch the light in the same way a diamond would. For your next purchase, why not try an aquamarine ring or a pair of moissanite earrings to mix it up a little?