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Colored Gemstones and Their Meanings

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but there are many other options when searching for the perfect ring, necklace or bracelet. Gemstones are a great way to both accessorize and express your individuality. Whether you’re shopping for an engagement ring, anniversary band or birthstone necklace, the experts at Royal Design are here to help Atlanta area residents find their favorite fine jewelry pieces. In addition to the gorgeous colors, gemstones are often used as potent symbols. Here are just a few of the ways that the most popular gemstones can reflect or enhance your personality and mood. Gemstone Rings in Atlanta

Garnet

Birthstone Month: January

Meaning: Garnets come in a range of colors from pink and red tones to deep orange browns. Many consider Garnets to be an excellent representative of the earth element, root chakra and power center. It’s the perfect stone to wear when you want to feel grounded, protected and strong. 

Amethyst

Birthstone Month: February

Meaning: Purple amethysts are a popular favorite for gemstone collectors worldwide. They are sometimes found in clusters and displayed in their geode form. Amethysts are used for healing, increasing spiritual energy and overcoming addictions. 

Aquamarine

Birthstone Month: March

Meaning: Aquamarine gemstones are usually a pretty, pale blue. They serve as a reminder of love and communication in relationships, as well as acquiring wisdom and insight on mysteries. They are commonly associated with the sea and mermaids. 

Emerald 

Birthstone Month: May

Meaning: Emeralds have been a symbol of love and feminine deities like Venus. Their deep, vibrant green color were sometimes associated with peacocks, fertility and romance. 

Pearl 

Birthstone Month: June

Meaning: Pearls come in a variety of colors, from pristine white and silver to blue and pink. They are found inside clams, and divers from around the world plunge to the depths of the ocean to find them. Their association with water has developed a symbolic connection with the moon, wisdom, emotions, love and prosperity. 

Ruby

Birthstone Month: July

Meaning: Rubies are most often a deep, luscious red. Their bold and beautiful tone made them favorable to wear by the mightiest of warriors and kings. They are worn as a symbol of confidence, strength and vitality. 

Peridot 

Birthstone Month: August 

Meaning: This unique, pale to olive green stone was a historical favorite from ancient Egypt to Napoleon’s reign. Both Cleopatra and Josephine loved to adorn themselves in Peridot. The perfect stone to wear for attracting love, money and strength. 

Sapphire

Birthstone Month: September

Meaning: Sapphires, particularly deep blue varieties, have been prized by royalty around the world. One of the most well-known royal stone was Princess Diana’s sapphire wedding ring. They often represent clarity, honesty and faithfulness. 

Opal 

Birthstone Month: October 

Meaning: Opal is one of the most unique and strikingly gorgeous stones in existence. Whether their creamy white, fiery orange or black and mysterious, these iridescent beauties are well loved. Shaman from indigenous in communities in areas like Australia and North America were known to use Opals in their mystical ceremonies. Opals of all colors are worn to accentuate psychic abilities, peace, relaxation and passion. 

Topaz 

Birthstone Month: November 

Meaning: Though Topaz comes in multiple colors, the most common November is yellow Topaz. In mythological societies, Topaz was usually associated with the Sun. Wear it to enhance feelings of happiness, creativity and positivity. 

Turquoise 

Birthstone Month: Denver 

Meaning: Turquoise is a beautiful blue stone that has been revered in many cultures around the world. Ancient Egyptians embedded them in their weapons and Aztecs felt they could heal illness. Turquoise is a great stone to wear as a symbol of health, friendship, peace, creativity and avoiding negative energy. 

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If you can’t wait to wear one of these beautiful colored gemstones, stop by our Atlanta store and let our experts help find the perfect piece for your fine jewelry collection. 


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