The fashionista in us is driven by the trends that arrive every year or every season. Most of us wish to be at par with the trend that has just flown in. The latest trends may be hotter than the last one or may have a more unique style statement to convey. Jewelry is a highly personal choice and though the preference may vary from one person to another, there is a tendency to take a peep into what’s new and hot this season. If you love something, you can wear it as much as you like and as long as you wish to. So let us take a look at what the gemstone world has to offer this 2015.
The year 2015 has brought with it colored gemstones in different shapes and sizes. The trend has already perked up the style quotient of the year and is here to stay. Colored gemstones are a sheer delight to the eye. They are always dancing with elegance and hence a great attention grabber. The vibrant and dazzling colored gemstone can spice up any event and make you stand out from the crowd.
The 2015 Gemstone Trends:
Emerald: Emerald is a fascinating gemstone. It is a name, which we have been associated with for long. The mesmerizing green color of the stone still stands unparalleled in the world of gemstones. It is the most precious gemstone in the beryl group. The intriguing color of the stone makes it as one of the classic choice among all jewelry lovers even today.
Sapphire: The second hardest substance on earth after diamond, Sapphire is another name which we have already familiarized ourselves. Today, it still stands as one of the most sought after gemstone in the world. Though sapphire is typically a blue gemstone variety of the mineral corundum, an aluminium oxide, it can actually be found in a variety of other colors like pink, yellow, orange, green, purple etc. They fall in the category of what is called fancy sapphire. Even though the blue color is regarded as the true sapphire, the fancy colored sapphires that sparkles in an intoxicating shade of pink, yellow, orange, purple are also beautiful beyond words.
Diamond: The gemstone that is here to stay since the end of the time is the diamond. Nothing can replace the exquisiteness of this precious stone which is the hardest known natural material. As the most famed gemstone, diamond is unique in every way and comes in an exciting symphony of colors like yellow, green, pink etc. Diamond is the most prized of all gemstones due to its fire, brilliance, durability and rarity.
Lapis Lazuli: Though used for thousands of years, Lapis Lazuli continues to entice people even today. It is a stone which literally comes straight out of the Arabian Nights. The deep blue color with the addition of pyrites gives the gemstone a shimmer like no other. According to popular belief, Lapis Lazuli is the first gemstones that were worn as jewelry. Due to its association with truth, friendship and harmony in relationships, Lapis Lazuli is still favored by the present generation.
Ruby: A gemstone which varies from pink to blood-red colored, ruby symbolizes love and vitality. It is no doubt the queen of gemstones and stands matchless from all the others due to its bright color. Ruby belongs to the corundum mineral family and is a close cousin to sapphire. For thousands of years, it was recognized as one of the most valuable gemstones on earth and it still continues to hold that status. Ruby is a perfect combination of outstanding brilliance, great hardness and brilliant color.
Rose Quartz: Just as the name implies, it is a gemstone with soft energies and very gentle crystal. The gemstone radiates a feel good emotions, warmth, joy and strong sense of unconditional love and romance in life. It is in all sense a stone of the heart and is known as the “love stone”.
Swiss Blue Topaz, Turquoise, Tanzanite, Fire Opal, Golden Pearl are some of the other gemstone options that refuses to age with time. 2015 is indeed a year of colored gemstones and needless to say, the options are as varied as the colors in the rainbow.