Most Common Gemstones For Jewellery


Jewellery is one of the best ways where you can improve your outfit. It is also a great way to show wealth, especially with gemstones. Many gemstones look great with all kinds of metals for jewellery. Here are some of the most common gemstones with jewellery and what you should consider buying yourself.


Amethysts are an unusual colour, which is why it is a common gemstone with jewellery. They are a gemstone that represents love, happiness and wealth. A fun fact about Amethyst’s, they were once more valuable compared to diamonds. However, a large deposit of Amethyst was found in Brazil and Uruguay which reduced the value of this gemstone.


Emeralds are one of the most, if not the most common gemstone out there when it comes to antique engagement rings. Furthermore, it has been a popular gemstone amongst royalty. During the Egyptian era, it was believed that emeralds signified rebirth and fertility. Emeralds have been used in jewellery for several centuries now and are one of the most popular with vintage jewellery.


The ruby represents love, passion and is the gemstone of July. That is why it is a popular gemstone to be chosen people are buying vintage engagement rings. Something that many people don’t know, rubies are just a red version of blue sapphires. Furthermore, the 40th wedding anniversary is also named after this gemstone.


Sapphires are another common gemstone when it comes to vintage jewellery. That could be with earrings, necklaces or even rings. Blue sapphires are one of the most stunning gemstones for jewellery. Furthermore, it was the gemstone of Princess Diana, which was passed down to the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Although sapphires come in different colours, the most common is blue. If you wish for a jewellery piece that represents royalty, this is the gemstone that we would recommend for you.


Diamonds are another common gemstone for jewellery although it is not the cheapest. As you may know, Diamonds are the strongest mineral in the world, with talcum powder being the weakest. Something that you might not know is that diamonds come in several different colours. The value of the diamond depends on the quality and the colour. The most common colour for a diamond will be the least valuable. Red/pink diamonds are the rarest colour to come across with jewellery. Diamonds tend to be mixed with other gemstones when it comes to jewellery. Nonetheless, many jewellery pieces have a singular diamond or a cluster of diamonds.

To Conclude

Gemstones increase the value of jewellery, with some gemstones being more expensive than others. If you are looking for quality jewellery, it is going to be expensive, especially if you are looking to buy it with a gemstone. If you want to show off your wealth, wearing a gemstone is one of the best ways to go about it. We suggest that you choose a gemstone that you don’t often see.

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