Gemstone Fashion Jewelry
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Gemstone jewelry is a great way to show off your personality and add a pop of color to an outfit. Precious and semi-precious gemstones are found worldwide, with many of them having unique histories and symbolism behind them. Many people choose gemstones for their incredibly vibrant hue or based on their supernatural powers, like healing and protection. This guide will go into detail about affordable gemstones, their colors, identifying characteristics, mythological properties, and rich history. In the end, you will be able to choose a gorgeous gemstone that means the most to you and suits your personal needs.
A member of the quartz family, amethysts are well-known for their stunning shades of purple, ranging from light lilac to a deep rich plum color. Even within the same stone, the colors can vary. This is all due to the type of cut that is used to shape amethyst jewelry. Amethyst is February’s birthstone, but any purple lovers will admire the beauty of this gemstone. The calming purple hues are said to ease anxiety and promote clarity. This Tacori split chain bracelet highlights amethyst’s assets the best, with it being the center stone surrounded by floral detailings.
While topaz can be found in a dazzling array of colors, London Blue topaz is the most famous and widely available variation used in topaz jewelry. According to its mythology, topaz is a great healer and protector while also encouraging creativity. Because of its relation to protection, it became popular to gift loved ones topaz jewelry, so much so that topaz itself started to symbolize love. To further show your partner that your devotion will be everlasting, an eternity ring of topaz gems will make an amazing gift. Designer Bellarri’s use of channel set Swiss Blue and London Blue topaz rings will be a welcomed addition to anyone’s jewelry collection.
Onyx is most famously known for its black hue, but it does have other naturally occurring color variations. Black onyx is said to be a powerful tool in absorbing negative energy and negating any ill-intent sent to the wearer. The beautiful sheen of onyx lends itself well to jewelry, like this Tacori petite gemstone bracelet. This piece of onyx jewelry has a delicate chain with stations of small black onyx stones. It is stunning in its elegant simplicity and beautiful due to the contrast of the bright metal against the deep black of the stones.
Chalcedony is mined worldwide and is produced in multiple colors, including pink, gray-blue, and red, although the milky white variety is the most common. The surface of white chalcedony gives off an iridescent shine, something truly wonderful to behold when the light hits it. Chalcedony is also considered a protective stone. By wearing a piece of chalcedony jewelry, the wearer can neutralize bad energy and promote goodwill and cooperation among groups of people. The innate beauty of this gemstone is seen on this Gemma Bloom pendant necklace by Tacori, where the chalcedony radiates in the vintage-inspired ripple design.
Turquoise is one of the most stunning stones created by nature. Reminiscent of the ocean’s hue, this stone contains unique veins of a matrix that crisscrosses on the surface. Ranging from semi-transparent to opaque, this gemstone is highly sought after for its supposed powers in protection and love. Tacori puts the best features of this gemstone on full display in the Gemma Bloom collection, which features beautiful turquoise studs that will add a bit of magic to your everyday life. Turquoise jewelry is also a great gift for those born in December as it is their traditional birthstone or for an eleventh-anniversary present.
Prasiolite is characterized by its fresh green color. This semi-precious stone embodies spring with its lively, translucent hue. Prasiolite jewelry blends effortlessly into the spring and summer seasons. It is believed that prasiolite helps with creativity, amplifies energy, and enhances the connections between people. This gemstone encourages wearers to display the most extraordinary versions of who they are and highlight their distinct talents. This sophisticated Yael Designs prasiolite bracelet would not be out of place for an outdoor event like a wedding or cocktail party. The 18k white gold balances beautifully against the green of the stone.
Shop Gemstone Jewelry at BARONS Jewelers
BARONS Jewelers has faithfully served the East Bay area since 1967. We strive to provide the most luxurious jewelry in Dublin, California which is one of the reasons why we have the distinct honor of being one of the only Tacori Diamond Partners on the West Coast. Our gemstone jewelry selection is second to none with collections from designers such as Tacori, Bellari, Yael Designs, and more. Beyond our showroom, we also offer services like jewelry repair, custom design, and appraisals. Visit our jewelry store in person or call us at (925) 278-6971 to learn more information.