June 17, 2016
Sapphires come in a range of beautiful colours with the most prized Sapphire being favoured as the blue sapphire and the pink sapphire. They make a real statement to your engagement ring and usually have a story to tell behind its colour. The Sapphire hails from many countries with their own distinct colours. You will hear terms like Ceylon Sapphire and Australian Sapphire. They vary in hues and are both exceptional colours.
The more intense the colour of the sapphire the more valuable simply put. Sapphires come in all shapes and sizes. The most prized colour of sapphires is the royal blue sapphire which is the same colour Princess Diana received for her engagement ring. The Sapphires birthstone is the month of September. Sapphires make a great feature whether it be your Sapphire ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet.
The most common colour of sapphires are the blue sapphire however they come in range of colours ranging from black, yellow to pink sapphires. Whichever colour sapphires are a gorgeous and rare gemstone that boost life to your Jewellery collection.
Over the past century, the Padparadscha has been named the most unique sapphire, it has a rare colour of lotus blossom. A true padparadscha sapphire has a hue of pink and orange, however can range from yellow- pink to a salmon colour. If you want to be unique and stand out from the rest a padparadscha is the way to go. Padparascha sapphires are predominantly found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar and Tanzania. The Padparadscha birthstone is the month of September. Sapphires make a great feature whether it be your padparadscha ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet.
Rubies are a rich red gift Mother Nature has provided to us, they have become increasingly rare over the past few years. Rubies are red located across the globe however the rarest rubies come from Myanmar or Burma which are referred to as pigeon blood rubies as they have the deepest red texture. Rubies can also have hues in them from brown to orange to even pink. Simply the redder colour that is saturated d in the ruby the more valuable.
The birthstone for Rubies is July and is regarded as the gemstone of love. Rubies come in all shapes and sizes. Rubies make a great feature whether it be your ruby engagement ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet. Depending on the quality of the ruby that are becoming increasingly popular and as a result are even more valuable than diamonds themselves.
Emeralds are a beautiful gemstone rich with green life. The birthstone of the emerald is May it is also considered the gemstone of the twentieth and thirty fifth wedding anniversary. The emeralds luxurious green colour has a rich history of being sought out by royalty. The Emerald has two distinct colours. A paler lighter green and a deep green colour. The lighter green emeralds derive mostly from Colombia and have the name ‘Colombian Emeralds’. The richer green colour comes from Zambia.
Peridots emit an amazing hue of yellowish-green colours and is known as the gem of the sun. Because of its unique colours it is best set in yellow gold to add to its fire. The peridot is found in Sri Lank, Burma and Brazil. The Birthstone for peridot is August and is used to celebrate 15th year anniversary weddings. The peridot is found in both meteorites and from volcanic debris. It is believed Cleopatra along with emeralds had a vast collection of peridots in her jewellery collection. Peridot gems make a great feature whether it be your peridot engagement ring , wedding rings or pendant, earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet.
The Aquamarine Gemstone name comes from the ocean sea and thus its refreshing light blue colour it illuminates. The birthstone for aquamarine is March and is used to celebrate the 19th Wedding Anniversary. The Aquamarine is mainly used for jewellery dress pieces as they are known for by the wearer of being quite large in size. . Aquamarine gems make a great feature whether it be your Aquamarine ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet.
The tanzanite gemstone inhibiting the colours of a violet blue. Its name is derived from Tanzania. It is a relatively new gem that was only discovered 40 year ago but had overnight popularity. The Tanzanite birthstone is December and is used to celebrate 24th Wedding Anniversary. Tanzanite gems make a great feature whether it be your tanzanite ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet.
The Alexandrite Gemstone is one of the rarest gems of all gems. You may ask as to why the Alexandrite is seen as so valuable, it has even been described as emerald by day ruby by night due to its rare colour changing abilities. The colour displayed in day is a green lovely texture which then alters to a purplish red at night. Gemstones like sapphires can also change colour depending on the type of light is it is exposed to however the Alexandrite change in colour is so dramatic and its colour transformation is called the Alexandrite Effect. The alexandrite is found in Sri Lanka, East Africa and Brazil. The birthstone for Alexandrite is June and is also used to celebrate 55th wedding anniversaries. Alexandrite a great feature whether it be your Alexandrite ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet. Depending on the quality of the Alexandrite that ae becoming increasingly popular and as a result are even more valuable than diamonds themselves.
Amethyst boasts a rich purplish colour, even though it is available in sapphire and tanzanite there is a stark difference in the purple tone in amethyst. Amethyst are widely popular because of their rich purple hue. The birthstone for amethyst is febuary and is used for 6th and 17th year wedding year anniverseries. Amethyst is a great feature whether it be your Alexandrite ring, wedding ring or pendant earrings or to a diamond tennis bracelet.