So many coloured gemstones, including coloured diamonds, are much rarer than traditional white diamonds. Turn back time and the Romans believed that the ring finger of the left hand had a special vein, which the Romans later dubbed the vein of love, running directly to the heart. So when you select a gemstone for your engagement or wedding ring, you're asking for certain energies to enter your life, and most importantly, your marriage.
Here's some of your favourite coloured stones explained...
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Aka the blue beryl, aquamarine is the bright vivid colour of a tropical ocean. Wear to express that courage and communication is important. This stone is a daily reminder to show your love for one another.
These regal gemstones are fit for royalty. Princess Diana and Kate both chose this blue stone over traditional white diamonds. Wear to show that you will be honest and loyal.
A symbol of peace and tranquillity, loyalty and eternal love, blue topaz will serve as a reminder to stay true to yourself.
Colloquial for golden brown diamonds, champagne diamonds are both elegant and modern. They embody ongoing celebration of each other, and the commitment that you have made to each other.
Citrine, also know as lemon quartz, sparkles with happiness. It celebrates the joy and prosperity within your marriage and encourages you to live life to the full and give your heart and soul to the marriage.
The green variety of beryl, natural emeralds always have a little garden of fine inclusions. As one of the most auspicious gemstones for a wedding ring, emerald symbolises a happy and successful marriage.
Moonstone may appear white, but they do hold iridescent blue rainbow flashes across the surface. The stones signifies that your love will last a lifetime while guiding you throughout life's many changes.
These pretty gemstones are sometimes known as pink emeralds, as morganite is a variety of beryl. It means that your match was made in heaven and that the two of you will live happily ever after.
These opulent stones shimmer with a fiery rainbow. They have long been associated with desire and passion, love, and loyalty.
This merry green stone seems to light up with laughter. A secret message between you and your lover, it playfully says, "I know who you are, I trust you, and I love you dearly!"
Among the rarest of gemstones, pink diamonds symbolise love and creativity. Wear it with confidence, knowing that your wedding will be flawless and your marriage full of pleasant surprises.
Perfect for partner that dreams of true love and lifelong romance. This pink gemstone signifies that you will always be kind, loving, and thoughtful toward one another.
Tourmalines are available in every shade of the rainbow, but the pink hue is quite magical. This vivid pink gemstone serves as a constant reminder to always trust in the power of love.
The green variety of quartz is also known as a green amethyst. The green is a result of heat treatment. It stands for the hope that true love exists and that you have found it in each other.
This gemstone symbolises unconditional love and carries all the highest loving energies.
The ruby, actually a red sapphire and the most valuable form of Corundum. It shows passion!
This rare purple/blue gemstone has only been found in a single mine in Tanzania, Africa. It has been called the "stone of magic" and wearing it on your ring finger means your life together will be a real-life fairy tale.
This valuable green hued garnet is found on the border of Kenya and Tanzania near the Tsavo National Park. It embodies happiness in love and that life is an ongoing adventure.