A colored gemstone necklace is a fashion statement that is gaining popularity among many and the main reason is the versatility that it offers. Colored gemstone jewelry is popular across all age groups because there are plenty of colors, cuts and designs to choose from. The flexibility is unimaginable. They are successfully breaking the monotony of white diamonds and letting women explore the unending possibilities of colored gemstones.
You can choose from a stunning range of emerald, amethyst, pink tourmaline, garnet, peridot, sapphire and so much more. In this article, we will break down all the essential information around colored gemstone necklaces so that you can make an informed buying decision.
Did you know how colored gemstones are graded?
Unlike diamonds, colored gemstones are mainly graded on the basis of their color. However, cut, clarity and durability are also important factors. Let us find out how these are elemental in deciding the quality of a colored gemstones.
There are three factors of a gemstone’s color that decides how precious it is. These factors are:
Hue- the color that is most dominant on the spectrum determines the hue of the gemstone. If there are additional colors that disrupt the purity of the dominating color then the gemstone is of a poor quality.
Tone- a certified gemologist or a popular retail store brand will be able to guide you in this regard. Depending upon the type of the gemstone, the tone will range from pale to very dark.
Intensity- the purer the gemstone, the more intense will its brilliance be.
However, this gradation may differ from one gemstone to another, depending upon its original color.
A gemstone’s beauty largely depends upon how light reflects through it. Some gemstones have natural inclusions in them that accentuate their uniqueness.
Gemstone cutters give flattering cuts to colored gemstones so that their beauty is enhanced and they suit the metal on which they are studded.
3 Factors to consider while buying the best colored gemstone necklace
- Does the color match your requirements?
- Does light reflect through the gemstone?
- Does the gemstone have an intense lustrous appeal?
When you have an affirmative answer to all the three questions, then you can go ahead and make the purchase. The next few steps are to choose the metal color, the design and the cut. You could always get your colored gemstone necklaces personalized from FANCI Me to look absolutely unique and gorgeous.
How To Care For Your Colored Gemstone Necklace?
Colored gemstone necklaces should always be stored in a well-cushioned jewelry box that prevents them from scratches and chips. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and lukewarm soap solution to gently clean gemstone necklaces. Always avoid using detergents since they might contain harsh chemicals that will corrode the natural color and brilliance of a gemstone.
Now that you have a fair idea of what kind of colored gemstone jewelry suits your style, here is a list of the 6 best colored gemstone necklaces for your reference. You can choose your favorite gemstone color, the style you prefer and the design that appeals to you the most.
- Love before sunset 18k natural multicolor stones and diamond necklace
Inspired by the shades from the warm sunset, we created this lovely necklace to touch your heart with warm sunlight tones.
MADE WITH SOLID 18K YELLOW GOLD, AND SET WITH 7 PCS MULTICOLOR SAPPHIRE (2.31 CTTW) AND 4 PCS ROUND BRILLIANT DIAMONDS (0.05 CTTW).
- Purple Dream amethyst and pink tourmaline pendant necklace 18-inch
Genuine tourmaline pendant necklace, gorgeous Amethyst pendant, shining brightly, brilliance and lustre, you can wear every day with pride.
Made with 14k solid yellow gold, 2.204ct amethyst (8mm wide) and 0.259cttw tourmaline stones.
Chain Length: 16″+2″
- Starry Circle Multi Colored Gemstone Necklace
HORSESHOE DESIGN BRINGS GOOD LUCK AND GOOD FORTUNE. MADE OF 14K YELLOW GOLD AND SET WITH ROUND BRILLIANT CUT COLOR STONES INCLUDING SAPPHIRE, TOURMALINE, PERIDOT, GARNET, CITRINE, BLUE TOPAZ AND AMETHYST IN A PRONG SETTING. TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT IS 1.38 CARATS.
DIMENSION: 15 X 14.2 MM
- Magic Circle Multicolored gemstone necklace
14K YELLOW GOLD ROUND CIRCLE PENDANT SET WITH ROUND BRILLIANT CUT SAPPHIRE, TOURMALINE, PERIDOT, GARNET, CITRINE, BLUE TOPAZ AND AMETHYST IN A PRONG SETTING. TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT IS 1.606 CARATS.
- Star Bar 14k multi colored gemstone bar necklace
14K YELLOW GOLD BAR PENDANT SET WITH ROUND BRILLIANT CUT PERIDOT, GARNET, CITRINE, BLUE TOPAZ, AND AMETHYST IN A PRONG SETTING. TOTAL GEMSTONE WEIGHT IS 1.606 CARATS.
- 14K Rainbow star circle necklace