Jewellery is a special gift to give to anyone, but something that can really make it more personal is the inclusion of gemstones in the pieces. Gemstones have a myriad of meaning behind them, from birthstone symbolism to healing properties.
They are also beautiful to look at, and you will often find that many have a favourite stone, whether it be based on what they represent, or just the colour. We take a look at some of our most popular gemstone jewellery for this season; an ideal gift for many.
Made of pure carbon, diamonds’ natural hardness and clarity mean that they have come to symbolise enduring love. They are the number one choice for engagement rings then, and are also a welcome gift for special occasions and gifts for loved ones.
To give a diamond is to profess your commitment or love to someone. Alternatively, a diamond is the birthstone for April, making them a great gift for those born in that lucky month. Our diamond jewellery collection is expansive, from rings to pendants, earrings to bracelets, and everything in between!
Blue sapphires are said to symbol loyalty, and can make an extremely attractive yet non-conventional engagement ring for those who want something a little different. Due to their association with faithfulness, sapphires are also a popular choice for eternity ring settings, particularly when combined with diamonds.
As the birthstone for September, sapphire-set jewellery makes an ideal gift for anyone born in that month: being both opulent, and associated with royalty, sapphire jewellery is perfect to mark a really special occasion. Ruby Associated with passion, vivacity, and intense love, rubies are incredibly romantic. Second in hardness only to the diamond, rubies are a great choice for jewellery, and indeed unique engagement rings due to their beauty and versatility.
Due to its deep red shades, ruby jewellery makes an ideal lover’s gift, and the ruby is also the birthstone for July. Ideally complemented by the contrasting clear sparkle of diamonds the pieces will be a welcome gift indeed.
Emerald jewellery is highly prized in most cultures across the world, having been used in jewellery and ornamental pieces for centuries. The green emerald has a regal quality, and they were often used in some of the most famous royals’ jewellery commissions.
The stone’s versatility means that it looks equally good when combined with cool or warm metals, and these precious gems are often used for rings, particularly engagement and eternity rings. Emerald is also the birthstone for May, and emerald studs or a pendant would be the perfect choice of gift for those born in the Spring.
Mined in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, tanzanite often takes on different hues according to the light, alternately flashing azure blue, burgundy, and violet. This makes the stone very unique and special, perfect for gifting to a loved one.
First discovered in the 1960s in Tanzania – the only place the stone is to be found in the world – this very modern gemstone ideally lends itself to fresh, contemporary pieces as well as more traditional pieces. It is an up and coming popular choice in engagement rings, and the beautiful colour is flattering for all manner of skin tones.
It is the birthstone for December, and often people will buy tanzanite pieces as special combined birthday and Christmas gifts, or complete the set by gifting a ring on one of the days, and an earring pendant set on the other.
Morganite is also a relatively new gemstone, and is becoming a hugely popular choice for jewellery due to its flattering and chic peach pink tone. Often paired with rose gold, morganite jewellery is a beautiful alternative to diamonds, and flatters many skin tones due to the warmth and depth of the colour. Morganite is said to be a heart chakra stone and carries the energy of Divine love and compassion, making the pieces a great choice for a loved one, or even as an engagement ring.