• Gemstones to choose for an engagement ring 
  • The diamond is the classic precious stone for an engagement ring.
  • Each precious stone has a specific meaning. 

The choice of the gemstone set in the engagement ring is essential, mainly because we see it as the symbol of the love the future bride and groom share. Each stone has its own meaning. Very often, the couple arranges their choice based on these meanings. 

How do you know which gemstone to choose for your engagement ring?

Gemstones to Choose for an Engagement Ring

The diamond is the ultimate symbol of luxury and beauty. This precious stone represents purity, longevity and eternal love. The diamond is known for its clarity and hardness. In ancient times people claimed that it had the power to protect you from diseases, poisons and even enemies. Opt for a naturally sourced diamond to ensure you get a high-quality, ethically sourced stone for your engagement ring.

The emerald, from the Persian “heart of stone” is the symbol of love and hope. This intense green stone also represents rebirth and eternal youth.

Sapphire is Greek for “the most beautiful”. This precious gemstone has a number of meanings. It is considered as the greatest of talismans by the east and is renowned for its pious, richness and peacefulness.

The ruby is considered to be a king’s stone and represents power. For the couple, this stone means love and vitality, given the power to prevent betrayal.

Semi-precious Gemstones to Choose for an Engagement Ring

You can also choose semi-precious gemstones to decorate your engagement ring. Then again, it is good to know what the gemstone represents before you pick it.

The turquoise stone is considered to be the stone of friendship, but it also represents love and prosperity.

Amethysts are among the most famous crystals because of their stunning purple colour and spiritual meaning. The amethyst attracts positive energy and people believe it has the ability to protect the wearer.

Opal gemstones are a hydrated amorphous form of silica and represent hope. There’s also the blue/green aquamarine, which is considered the stone of youth and perseverance. Both gemstones are perfect for an engagement ring.

There’s also the topaz gemstone, associated with notions of courage, frankness, and truth, which builds a solid foundation for a future marriage.

Do you need advice on choosing your future engagement ring? The diamond experts of BAUNAT jewellery are at your disposal to accompany you in your purchase. Get in touch to find out more.
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