Gemstone colors bring out the personality of the wearer. You might want a look that brings out your unique eye color or skin tone. Perhaps you want to capture someone’s attention with a bright, sparkling gem. You might also want to highlight your personal birthstone with beautiful custom jewelry. In today’s blog, Preusser Jewelers talks about the traditional meanings of gemstone colors and birthstones.
Sapphires – Blue
Sapphires have long been the gemstone color of fidelity. It’s the symbol of hope and faith, and brings the wearer kindness and protection. Sapphire is the birthstone for September.
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Rubies – Red
Medieval Europeans believed rubies signified health, wealth, wisdom, and love. Hindus saw rubies as a sign of royalty. Rubies are the birthstone for July.
Emeralds – Green
Emeralds have a rich vibrant green color. Ancients associated emeralds with peace, faith, and harmony. The deep green color may also signify growth and prosperity. Emerald is May’s birthstone.
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Amethysts – Purple
Purple is the gemstone color of royalty. It’s no surprise that amethysts frequently appear in royal jewels. Ancient Greeks and Romans believed amethysts bring success in sports and business. Amethysts represent the month of February.
Topaz is the birthstone for November. The Imperial version is a stunning and unique peach-pink gold. It also comes in yellows, blues, and white. Citrine is also often used for November. Folklore says that wearing citrine can ward off evil thoughts.
Preusser Jewelers and Gemstone Colors
Please come and visit our store in downtown Grand Rapids for a wide selection of beautifully made jewelry with many of gemstone choices. Contact Preusser Jewelers to start designing your perfect custom jewelry.