Colored Gemstones - A Spectacular Spectrum
Colored stones have a special allure. For centuries, they've been treasured by numerous different cultures. They come from some of the world's most remote locations.
The Big 3 precious stones - Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald
The semi precious catagory, include but are not limited to - Garnet, Ameythst, Aquamarine, Alexandrite, Peridot, Opal, Tourmaline, Citrine, Topaz, and many more.
Although belonging to one group, different gem stones can also vary in species and variety, resulting in different colors and properties. For example, a Sapphire, commonly known for its rich blue color, is also available in different colors such as pink, yellow, red, orange, green, white and purple.
Birth Stones - Garnet (January), Amethyst (February), Aquamarine (March), Diamond (April), Emerald (May), Alexandrite or Pearl (June), Ruby (July), Peridot (August), Sapphire (September), Opal or Tourmaline (October), Citrine or Topaz (November), Topaz, Zircon, Turquoise, or Tanzanite (December).
For more information about colored gemstones, we invite you to come in and view our extensive selection of fine jewelry featuring a vast array of colored gemstones in all shapes and sizes.
For reference purposes, you may also Click Here to be directed to the G.I.A. Gemstone Encyclopedia.