Why coloured gemstones are trending

Why coloured gemstones are trending

Find out the meaning behind gemstones and how to wear them

For many, fashion is a form of self-expression. Now more than ever, people aren't afraid to make bold choices when it comes to what they wear – and that includes jewellery. You can express a mood, convey an opinion, display your personality, or simply create a stylish aesthetic, through the simple choice of accessories.

Coloured gemstones are now trending in the jewellery world. Many people believe gemstones have different properties and meanings, often in accordance to the birth month, they are associated with. Let's take a look at some of the popular coloured gemstones, and which situations you should wear them in.

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Amethyst at work

Even though many offices are relaxing dress codes, there is still a sense of 'corporate' fashion. Maybe you like wearing a uniform, or maybe you'd prefer to wear bright pink tights and a green skirt.

Sometimes it can be stressful choosing what to wear and how to accessorise when you've got a major meeting coming up or pressing deadlines.

Amethyst is the perfect gemstone to combat stress at work. It's the birthstone for February, and is believed to hold metaphysical properties which promote:

  • Calm
  • Balance
  • Peace

It's often used in meditation practices, or during more emotional and stressful times. So it's the perfect gemstone to wear when you need a little extra support in the work environment.

For the 10:00 am meeting

This sterling silver purple amethyst stackable ring will go perfectly with a power suit. Think black blazer, pinstripe skirt, and bold lipstick. You're going to rock that meeting.

For boss ladies

Are you gunning for a pay raise or job promotion? It can be a nervous experience. Wear this amethyst necklace with confidence, and pair it with an outfit which makes you feel like your best and truest self.

Blue opal for weekend hangs

When the working week is over, it's time to let your hair down. Whether you love going out for brunch with your best friends or prefer to stroll around your local park, blue opal gemstone jewellery is the perfect casual accompaniment.

The birthstone for October, blue opal is worn to increase:

  • Self-confidence
  • Communication
  • Social bonds

For flowing cafe chats

Catching up with friends for a coffee? If you want the conversation to flow and look good while it does, try wearing this blue opal Marquise necklace. The gorgeous speckled colouring is reminiscent of the sea and will go with almost any outfit.

For D&Ms at the park

If you love to deep dive on all philosophical ideologies with your friends, or ponder the meaning of existence while wallowing in the beauty of nature, this is the perfect necklace for you.

It's cut in the shape of a Hamsa Hand – a palm-shaped amulet popular in the Middle East. It dates back to ancient times and represents blessings, power, and strength.

Couple hanging out in park

Rose quartz for awkward encounters

Are you someone who uses fashion as a shield, particularly when you know an occasion will be awkward? Perhaps you prefer to show off and flaunt your wardrobe because you look fabulous and you know it. Either way, a little rose quartz necklace wouldn't go astray for your upcoming events.

The birthstone for January, rose quartz is a stone of the heart chakra. It is believed to:

  • Inspire love and beauty in oneself and others
  • Stimulate creativity
  • Inspire empathy and sensitivity 

For the first dinner with your partner's parents

This can be a nerve-wracking experience for even the most confident of us. Wear this rose quartz necklace circled by amethyst for added strength. The silver, pink, and purple tones will pair well with a lovely black evening dress or feminine pastels.

For parties where you don't know the guests

Whether you're an introvert or extrovert, parties can be daunting – especially if you don't know many of the people who are going. Armour yourself with your best frock, the one that makes you feel like a goddess. Add this stunning rose gold and diamond rose quartz ring, and people will be flocking to your side to make friends.

Now you'll be prepared for all social situations, from work meetings to dinner with the in-laws. Check out our online range of gemstone jewellery to see other beautiful crystals featured. We've got sapphire rings, jade necklaces, and much more.

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