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Gemstone Jewellery 101: How to shop by colour

Gemstone jewellery is popular for its beauty and versatility, adding a pop of colour to your jewellery collection. Beautiful for both casual and special occasions, gemstone jewellery is a truly personal style experience. When shopping for gemstone jewellery, it's important to consider the type of gemstone, its quality, and its setting. In this post, we focused specifically on gold filled and gold vermeil gemstone jewellery and how to choose the right colour for the occasion.

When shopping for gold filled gemstone jewellery, one important factor to consider is the colour of the gemstones. The colour of the gemstones can convey different meanings and emotions, making it essential to choose the right colour and stone for the occasion. In this blog post, we discuss how to shop for gold filled gemstone jewellery by colour.

Ear stack featuring the popular Sabrine Gemstone Earrings.

Shopping by Colour

When shopping for gold filled gemstone jewellery, it's important to consider the colour of the gemstones. Different colours and gemstones can convey different meanings and emotions, making it important to choose the right colour for the occasion.

The Firenze II Gemstone Earrings.

Blue Gemstone Jewellery

Blue gemstones, such as sapphire (September Birthstone) blue topaz (November Birthstone) and aquamarines (March Birthstone), are associated with calmness and relaxation. They are ideal for everyday wear or for special occasions where you want to convey a sense of tranquility. Blue gemstones are also perfect for those who prefer a more understated look. They complement all skin tones and can be easily paired with any outfit.

 

The March Aquamarine Birthstone is available in a selection of necklace chains and earring styles.

Purple Gemstone Jewellery

Purple gemstones, such as amethyst (February Birthstone) and Tanzanite (December Birthstone) are associated with intuition and spiritual wisdom. They help remove fear, and connect you to sources of love. Purple gemstones look great with green outfits, as they are complementary colours that make each other pop.

The Demeter Gemstone Necklace is available in purple and green stones.

Add your favourite birthstone gemstone charm to the Initial Necklace.

Multicolour Gemstone Jewellery

Multicolour gemstones, such as opal (October Birthstone) or Moonstone (June Birthstone) add a little fire and spice to your look. They're indicative of the duality of mind, never knowing exactly what you'll get, depending on the angle of the sun. A wildcard, these pieces go with whatever you want them to!

The October Opal Birthstone Earrings are available as hoops or studs.

Green Gemstone Jewellery

Green gemstones, such as emeralds (May Birthstone) and peridot (August Birthstone), are associated with growth and renewal. They are ideal for spring and summer occasions or for those looking to convey a sense of new beginnings. Green gemstones are perfect for those who prefer a more natural look. They look great with earthy tones and can add a pop of colour to any outfit.

Red Gemstone Jewellery

Red gemstones, such as ruby (July Birthstone) and garnet (January Birthstone), are associated with passion and love. They are ideal for Valentine's Day or for special occasions where you want to convey a sense of romance. Red gemstones are perfect for those who want to make a statement. They look great with black and white outfits and can add a touch of glamour to any occasion.

The January Garnet Birthstone Necklace.

White Gemstone Jewellery

White gemstones, such as White Topaz (April Birthstone) or Moonstone (June Birthstone) are associated with truth and manifestation. The are perfect for connecting you to the magic within, and enhance psychic senses. Being mostly white, they pair beautifully with any outfit, casual or special, and can add just the right touch of glam to your look.

Choosing the Right Colour Gemstone Jewellery

When choosing the right colour for your gold filled gemstone jewellery, it's important to consider the occasion and your personal style. If you're looking for an everyday piece, consider blue or green gemstones for a calming effect. If you're attending a special occasion, such as a wedding, consider red gemstones for a touch of romance. Remember to choose a colour that complements your skin tone and personal style.

The Luna Stud Earrings have tiny crystals embedded for a splash of sparkle.

An Affordable Alternative

Gold filled gemstone jewellery is a beautiful and affordable alternative to solid gold jewellery. When shopping for gold filled gemstone jewellery, it's important to consider the colour of the gemstones. Different colours can convey different meanings and emotions, making it important to choose the right colour for the occasion. By considering the meanings and your personal style, you can choose the perfect gold-filled gemstone jewellery for any occasion. With so many options available, you're sure to find a piece that is perfect for you.

Ready to add gemstone jewellery to your collection? Explore our Gemstone Collection here.

AUTHOR

Jess Kumanovski

Maison de Femmes founder and creative director.

A hopeful romantic, Jess lives and works in Melbourne, Australia and has always had a particular knack for untangling jewellery and dating idiots. She started Maison de Femmes in 2018 as an escape from the 9-5 office grind, and it's been a magical ride ever since.

Find out more about our humble origins on the About Us page.