Category: Coloured Gemstones
There are many types of brides all with different styles from the modern minimalist, where less is more, to the traditionalist who considers you can never have too much adornment. In recent years one style that has become very popular is the boho bride.
Although diamond engagement rings have been the most typical engagement ring for many years, another style whose popularity continues to rise is engagement rings with gemstones. With so many colours to choose from, from the palest hints of colour to the richest and darkest hues, there really is a gem for everyone.
Instagram, the most popular photo sharing app, is a source of inspiration for many brides. It is quite safe to say that there is a huge number of hours spent scrolling for ideas and the endless inspiration can be overwhelming.
Discovering the magic of coloured gemstones is like a child discovering a candy store. You quickly realise that you have entered a whole new world where gemstone varieties are plentiful. For those that are in the market for an engagement ring but aren’t partial to diamonds,
Designing your own engagement ring comes with no rules. You can be as imaginative as you like and your ring can be as unique as you wish for it to be.
When you are stuck for gift ideas, one of the most beautiful and sentimental gifts you can give is a beautiful piece of birthstone jewellery. Each month has a respective birthstone and every gemstone holds special energetic qualities; many promote good health, prosperous lives, balance and positive energy.
When major trends take off in the fashion and design, we often see the effect this has in the jewellery world. As we look at what is happening when it comes to colour, it is apparent from fashion, homewares and interiors that pastels are the new black and jewellery has not been left out.
Diamonds are not the only option for your engagement or wedding ring. Many prefer a splash of colour, others cite ethical reasons and some just simply prefer a little less bling. Whatever your reason, if diamonds are not your thing, there is still an abundance of options available to you.
Aquamarine is the birthstone of March, it belongs to the Beryl family, the same group that includes Emerald and Morganite. Named after the colours of the oceans, “water of the sea” the Aquamarine comes in a range of shades from the beautiful and most popular pale blue to stunning greenish blues.
When it comes to gemstone engagement rings the most popular by far is the Sapphire. Blue is what springs to mind when most people think of Sapphires, particularly Princess Kate’s ring or even the stunning Sapphire ring that Shane Warne proposed to Liz Hurley with.