8 Different Types of Gemstones and Their Significance with Meaning

Welcome to the world of colored stones! In this blog post, you will get to know in-depth about different colour stones incorporated in the jewellery making process and the significance it holds. Colored stones or Gemstones are well-known and revered for its rarity and novelty and have enjoyed a vast history that illuminates their importance and a wide variety of uses. Every color stone is unique and has its own aesthetic appeal, colour, symmetry, appearance, and surface. So, let’s dive into the captivating world of colour stones and gems in India. Presenting the most sought-after colour stones

When one thinks of colored gemstones, the below-mentioned jewels comes to mind first.

 

1. Diamond

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Diamonds are admired worldwide and are available in a plethora of sizes and colours. Among the several types of gems, diamonds are the hardest ones and one of the most coveted gemstones. Diamonds primarily symbolise eternal love, purity, and beauty.

It is widely used in weddings and is a symbol of a loving relationship, having the power to drive away bad vibes by bringing you back the love and light. It is undoubtedly the most famous gemstone of all time and the cut quality of a diamond is the biggest indicator of its beauty.

2. Sapphire

Sapphires are the most favourable gemstones when it comes to the solitaire engagement ring as they are intensely saturated & velvety. They give a chic look when studded in jewellery designs. It comes from the mineral corundum, which is a crystallized form of aluminium oxide and are commonly known for their striking blue color. Sapphire is generally known as a blue gemstone but surprisingly it comes in a wide range of colors and quality variations.

The fancy sapphire colors are pink, orange, yellow, green, purple, and violet. This gemstone is associated with royalty and has been known to be a symbol of abundance, clarity, and wisdom. It has the power to remove misfortunes and can bring abundant opportunities on the business & professional front.

3. Emerald

Emerald stones symbolises eternity, everlasting love, rebirth, and fertility. It is one of the rarest found gemstones and unlike other gemstones that can be found in various colors, emeralds are only found in the hues of greens. It is a green-colored, highly precious stone and is also known as Panna gemstone in the Hindi language.

Emerald takes its green color from traces of chromium and vanadium. The gleaming green beauty of Emerald stone brings positive energy and aura that enchants the mind.

4. Amethyst

Amethyst Gemstone Round Shape Sterling Silver Jewelry Ring

Amethyst stones are bright and glittery stones of a brilliant purple or lilac color, they can be cut into a wide variety of shapes and can range from visibly clear to deep purple tints. The amethyst has been used in royal jewelry across the centuries as the color purple has been used to symbolise royalty and opulence.

5. Topaz

Jewels Superb Blue Topaz Gemstone Radiant Shape Sterling Silver Jewelry

Topaz, also known as the lover of gold, is said to bring wealth and money. It is a lustrous and brilliant gemstone that beams with unmatched elegance. Topaz is also pleochroic, meaning that the gem can show different colors in different crystal directions. It has an exceptionally wide color range that, in addition to brown, includes various tones and saturations of blue, green, yellow, orange, red, pink, and purple.

6. Aquamarine

 

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Aquamarine is a very popular blue gemstone and the meaning of Aquamarine is emotional clarity. It has one of the most unique hues amongst precious stones and is generally paired with metals like silver or white gold when set in fine jewellery. Spiritually, aquamarine is associated with trusting and letting go. Aquamarine gemstones can range from a very light hue to much deeper, vibrant shades of blue. It evokes the purity of crystal blue waters and the relaxation and feeling of calm that the sea brings.

7. Ruby

Ruby is known to garner attention for its vibrant, deep, & rich color and is said to represent love, passion, wisdom, courage, and good health. It is an extremely regal and strong stone, known to uplift gloomy mood and bring a spark in human nature. Natural rubies are the real deal, and like diamonds, they are forever. This striking stone is a naturally occurring gemstone and it gets its striking appearance from the deep, blood red colour that it portrays. Also known as Manik gemstone, it is a variant of the aluminium oxide.

8. Jade

The jade gemstone is a shimmering as and smooth stone in typically green tint, although may be yellow or white .It is a symbol of fortune, prosperity, and protection and is well-known for its ornamental use and healing properties. Jade is the most valuable gemstone in Asia, mainly in China. The combination of jade’s history and magnificent appearance makes the stone valuable and popular. The value of jade is defined by its color, transparency, texture, and additionally by clarity, artistry, and craftsmanship.The more deep the green color is, the more valuable is jade.  

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