Each precious stone is unique, by its variety, size, and its carat weight, but also, especially its color. Sapphire, for example, is known to be a blue gemstone, but depending on its origin and its chemical composition, its color can vary from blue to pink, passing through yellow and green. The varieties of precious stones are multiple and very often unknown for their color variations, which is why we have prepared a short tour of precious stones and gemstones according to their colors.
Most Popular Gemstone Colors & Gems in Jewelry
The Pink Stones
The pink stone is very popular with romantic and flirtatious women. Discover our pink stone jewelry and find the pink stone ring, pink stone earrings, pink stone pendant, or pink stone bracelet of your dreams.
Pink Sapphire Gemstones
Pink sapphire is a popular gemstone for women’s jewelry. The romantic charm of pink sapphire rings lends itself perfectly to anniversaries and weddings. The particular color of this gem is linked to the presence of chromium in its composition. Pink sapphires mainly come from Sri Lanka and Madagascar.
Rhodolite garnet, from its Greek name “Rhodon” means “similar to the rose”. This designation is due to its exceptional pink hue. More coveted than ever, garnet is a gemstone that goes perfectly with feminine jewelry settings in white gold and 18-karat rose gold. The most beautiful pink garnets generally come from Madagascar.
Morganite has a pale pink color and sweet peach. This color varies depending on its extraction area; gems native to Nigeria are a more vivid pink hue than their Madagascar namesakes, which are usually pastel. Also, “Imperial” Morganite enjoys natural salmon variations.
The Blue Stones
The blue stone is very popular with delicate and refined women. Discover our blue stone jewelry and find the perfect blue stone ring, blue stone earrings, blue stone pendant, or blue stone bracelet.
When we talk about sapphire without adding an adjective of color to it, we are generally referring to the precious blue stone, which is very popular in fine jewelry. Sapphire rings have established themselves over the centuries as a true benchmark of good taste and refinement. This gem owes its hue to metal oxides such as aluminum, of which it is composed. The most beautiful sapphires, of an irresistible deep blue, come mainly from Sri Lanka and the Kashmir region.
Aquamarine is a fine stone of the beryl family, very famous for its almost crystalline light blue hue. It owes its pretty aquatic blue color to the presence of iron in its composition and comes mainly from Brazil.
Topaz is a fine blue stone from the silicate family. It is most often appreciated for its very intense “Swiss blue” color evoking the water of a lagoon, but it also comes in a lovely pastel blue. The blue tint of topaz varies according to the rate of iron, chromium, magnesium, and titanium to which it is composed. The majority of topazes that can be found on the market come from Brazil.
The Purple Stones
The Purple stone is very popular with delicate and refined women. Discover our Purple stone jewelry and find the perfect Purple stone ring, Purple stone earrings, Purple stone pendant, or Purple stone bracelet.
Amethyst belongs to the noble family of gemstones. This violet stone with intense and particularly vibrant reflections seduces the irresistible aura it releases. It owes its unique purple color to the presence of iron in its chemical composition and can come from Africa, India, and South America. The darkest is also the rarest and comes mostly from Uruguay.
Purple Sapphire Gemstones
Violet sapphire is a highly coveted violet gemstone for its exceptional hue. This unique gem owes its purple color to the presence of vanadium in its chemical composition. It comes mainly from deposits located in Sri Lanka, Kashmir, Burma, Madagascar, India, China, Brazil, Thailand, and also in Africa.
Purple Diamond Gemstones
Violet-colored diamonds are extremely rare gemstones, as well as they are almost impossible to find on the market. The purple diamond owes its unique color to the presence of hydrogen in its chemical composition and is mainly found in the Argyle mine in Australia.
The Yellow Stones
The Yellow stone is very popular with delicate and refined women. Discover our Yellow stone jewelry and find the perfect Yellow stone ring, Yellow stone earrings, Yellow stone pendant, or Yellow stone bracelet.
Yellow Diamond Gemstones
The yellow diamond is an uncommon yellow gemstone. It features unique yellow colors, ranging from pastel yellow to solar yellow. This sparkling jewel of incomparable brilliance owes its color to the nitrogen atoms present in its chemical composition. The rare yellow diamonds available on the market come from the Argyle deposit in Australia.
Citrine is a yellow stone belonging to the microcrystalline quartz family. It has a wide variety of colors ranging from lemon yellow to orange. It is the significant presence of iron in its composition that gives it its yellow color. The deposits are mainly found in Brazil or Madagascar. However, some citrines may come from other countries: Colombia, Bolivia, Congo, India, Russia, the United States, and Zambia.
Yellow Sapphire Gemstones
Yellow sapphire is a yellow gemstone from the corundum family. Its bright yellow hue is not widespread and seduces for its originality. Much less expensive than the yellow diamond, it is a very popular gem in fine jewelry. The absolutely irresistible solar hue of yellow sapphire is linked to the presence of iron in its chemical composition. This gem comes from the mines of Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Cambodia, Thailand, and Burma.
The Green Stones
The green stone is very popular with gentle and elegant women. Discover our green stone jewelry and find the green stone ring, the green stone earrings, the green stone pendant, or the dream green stone bracelet.
One of the most popular gemstones, the emerald increasingly appeals to lovers of unique jewelry, such as emerald rings. This green gemstone of the beryl variety has sublime green hues. The most popular emeralds are those whose green is intense. Its color is due to traces of chromium, vanadium, and sometimes iron in its chemical composition. The most coveted come from Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Brazil.
Green Tourmaline Gemstones
Green tourmaline, also called very elite, is a stone with multiple colors, the most popular of which is green. This gem of the silicate family gives off a forest green which is often attributed to therapeutic virtues against nervousness and anxiety. This unique color is due to traces of iron and chromium in its chemical composition. The main deposits are in Brazil, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Australia, Kenya, the United States, and Russia.
Peridot is a fine stone of the olivine variety belonging to the silicate family. This green stone draws its originality and charm from its green color, evoking the slightly Yellow Green of Linden or the refreshing prairie green. These colors vary in intensity depending on the amount of iron in the composition of the stone. Most of the finest peridots in the world come from the Kashmir region of Pakistan.
The Black Stones
The Black stone is very popular with gentle and elegant women. Discover our Black stone jewelry and find the Black stone ring, the Black stone earrings, the Black stone pendant, or the dream Black stone bracelet.
Black Diamond Gemstones
Black diamonds are precious stones with a mysterious charm. This black gemstone with unique reflections owes its intense black hue to the presence of graphite or hematite inclusions that absorb light and give the stone its enigmatic aura. The black diamond comes mainly from Brazil and the Central African Republic.
Black Sapphire Gemstones
The black sapphire belongs to the noble family of precious stones. Renowned for its intense black hue, this black gemstone has an incomparable charm. Like the black diamond, this gem owes its mysterious and very dense color to unusual inclusions. It is mainly found in Australia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.
Black Tourmaline Gemstones
Black tourmaline is also called Schorl, in reference to the mineral that gives it its particular color. This gem from the fine stone family has a black tint and a shiny surface. It comes mainly from Afghanistan, Australia, India, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and the Main in the United States.
The Red Stones
The Red stone is very popular with gentle and elegant women. Discover our Red stone jewelry and find the Red stone ring, the Red stone earrings, the Red stone pendant, or the dream Red stone bracelet.
Ruby is one of the most coveted red gemstones in the world. It sports a sublime passionate red color that cannot be matched. A true reference in fine jewelry, this gem particularly appeals to couples and women looking for unique jewelry. It owes its intense color to the presence of chromium in its chemical composition and most often comes from Burma.
Red Diamond Gemstones
The red diamond is the most coveted and rarest of colored diamonds. It belongs to the family of precious stones and gives off sublime red reflections sometimes slightly pink. This color is due to the extreme pressure to which the diamond is subjected during its formation. The abnormal compression of its structure causes the formation of pink and red hues. The rare red diamonds are found to come from Brazil, Australia, Russia, and Africa.
The Orange Stones
The Orange stone is very popular with gentle and elegant women. Discover our Orange stone jewelry and find the Orange stone ring, the Orange stone earrings, the Orange stone pendant, or the dream Orange stone bracelet.
Orange citrine is a fine stone from the microcrystalline quartz family. Its color ranging from light orange to intense orange is explained by a large amount of iron oxide in its composition. Orange citrines are the most sought-after because they are of better quality than yellow citrines. This orange gem comes mostly from Brazil and Madagascar.
Orange Sapphire Gemstones
Orange sapphire belongs to the gemstone family. This orange gemstone owes its hue to the strong presence of iron in its composition. A large part of the orange sapphires found on the market come from Thailand, Sri Lanka, and Australia, but they can also be found in Africa and Brazil.
Orange Garnet Gemstones
Orange garnet is found in the market as a spessartite garnet. This irresistibly shiny orange-red gem belongs to the fine stone family. Its color is due to an impurity in its chemical composition. The rare orange garnets available on the market mainly come from Namibia.
The White Stone
The White stone is very popular with gentle and elegant women. Discover our White stone jewelry and find the White stone ring, the White stone earrings, the White stone pendant, or the dream White stone bracelet.
The diamond is the purest and most resistant gemstone, but also the most coveted in the trade. For several centuries this gem has been fascinated for its immaculate whiteness, linked to the absence of impurities in its composition. Nowadays diamonds come from very different countries, such as Canada, Russia, South Africa, and Botswana.