We all could use a little color in our everyday lives from time to time. That necessity is fulfilled in the way of colored outfits, colored heels, makeup, lenses and whatnot. There is one other commonly overlooked way of perpetually introducing color into your daily life is colored gem jewelry. Not just any jewelry, we are talking about engagement rings here. Now it’s normal for people to associate colorless diamonds with engagement rings which flatly rules out the idea of colored gems. But times are changing, and so are perspectives and preferences of buyers. Today, the demand for colored gemmed engagement rings has skyrocketed like never before. If you are a color person or are open to trying something non-orthodox for your engagement, then here are some fascinating ideas.
A primary color, blue occurs everywhere in nature. The blue sky mirrored on the blue ocean, blue periwinkles, blue jays, blue is the color of our planet. The color also manifests in gems galore. It is the color of the most expensive gems, namely sapphire and diamond. Rare and gender unspecific, blue gems are in high demand in the market. Aside from occurring abundantly, blue happens in countless shades in gems. From pale to inky, blue in all shades stand for good health. If you want a blue gem on your engagement ring, your choice begins with the likes of blue sapphire, blue diamonds and such.
The Richness of Red
Red is the color of life. Rojo in Spanish, it is the color of ecstasy and energy. In gems, red in its virgin form appears only in a select few gems. Ruby is the only gem in which the color red appears in all its richness and warmth. But not all rubies bear this fascinating shade. Only those that are labeled pigeon red are the reddest, and consequently the costliest.
A Blush of Pink
Pink, like blue is abundant around us. Most of all, you will see it in flowers. Delicate and feminine, pink symbolizes love in its purest form. That said, a pink stone is apropos to go on an engagement ring which in itself is an expression of love and commitment. Natural pink is the color of some diamonds, sapphires and rubies. Pink in all the said stones embody elegance, and visually encourage creativity. It is also a great reflection of one’s persona.