Gem necklaces have many designs and lengths. There are different types of gem necklaces, such as diamond pendant necklaces, gem chain necklaces, zircon matinee necklaces, and pearl opera necklaces, among many other popular necklace styles.
At Al Romaizan Gold & Jewellery, we always ensure to provide diverse collections of gemstone necklaces, taking into consideration the different tastes of our clients.
You can find gem chokers, chains, ropes, etc. studded in pearl, diamond or zircon at our online store.
Get to Know More About Gemstones
Probably you have heard the terms, precious gemstones, and semi-precious. If you wonder what are these, and what is the difference, then keep reading.
- Precious Gemstone
Precious gemstone refers to four gemstones that are known for their rareness, and hardness. These are diamonds, red rubies, green emeralds and blue sapphires.
However, it is a must to say here that this measurement of a precious gemstone is very old, and many other gemstones that have been discovered lately are rarer than the above stones such as Alexandrite, Tanzanite and black Opal to mention a few. Therefore, a new list and update for the gemstone world are needed.
Let us have a brief look at each of these four precious gemstones.
Diamonds are on top of these four due to their hardness. A diamond's hardness is 10 on the Mohs scale making it the hardest stone man has ever known. It is believed that only a diamond can scratch another one.
Due to their amazing lustre, diamonds are considered women’s best friends. Women prefer a diamond pendant to ornament their neckline more than any other jewellery type.
A few interesting facts about diamond
- Birthstone zodiac sign: Aries
- Birthstone month: April
- Diamond Colours: Transparent, Yellow, Black, Blue, Green, Pink, Red, Grey, Purple, Brown, and Orange.
Ranking 9 on the Mohs scale making ruby the second gemstone after diamond in hardness, alongside Sapphire. Ruby is well-known for its amazing red hues.
It is most preferred in jewellery such as necklaces, due to its hardness.
A few interesting facts about ruby
- Birthstone Month: July
- Birthstone Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Colour: Shades of red & pink.
Sapphire is a variety of corundum, just like ruby, and it ranks second after diamond on the Mohs scale, and similar to ruby. It is hardness and scratch resistance make it also a perfect choice for jewellery such as pendants, rings, or earrings.
A few interesting facts about sapphire
- Birthstone Month: September
- Birthstone Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- Colour: Blue Hues ranging from light to dark blue.
The mesmerizing green-colour stone of emerald belongs to the beryl family. It comes in fourth place after diamond, ruby and sapphire on the Mohs scale of 8-7.5. It is well-known for its astrological benefits. Just like the other three precious gemstones, it is a perfect choice in jewellery due to its hardness.
A few interesting facts about Emerald
- Birthstone Month: May
- Birthstone Zodiac Sign: Taurus
- Colour: Bluish green, yellowish green, and green.
- Semi-Precious Gemstone
Under this category, semi-precious gemstone lies all the remaining gemstone apart from the above four, diamonds, rubies, sapphires, and emeralds.
Being semi-precious does not mean these are not gorgeous or valuable, but it means that they are available in abundant amounts. However, as we mentioned above, we need to remember that there are newly or recently discovered stones that are as rare as diamonds, or may rarer that are not considered precious only because they have been discovered relatively in recent times.
What Makes Gemstone Necklaces Unique?
Necklace as jewellery is unique by itself as it adorns the neckline. This area adds an aesthetic touch to the overall outfit. An elegant opera pearl necklace is good enough to elevate the look of its wearer 360 degrees. Therefore, necklaces are important jewellery items, and each woman must have a wide diverse collection of necklaces in different lengths, designs and types.
However, a gemstone necklace ranks on the top of all other necklace types due to the gemstone studded with.
When wearing an onyx stone choker necklace, for example, you are not adding a stylish look because of the choker design, but also you are adding a mysterious precious value to your attire driven by the uniqueness of the onyx stone.
The same applies to almost all gemstones with their mesmerizing colours and designs, making necklaces studded with gemstone one-of-a-kind pieces of jewellery.
A Few Tips from Al Romaizan Gold & Jewellery before purchasing a gem necklace.
If you decided to get yourself or your loved ones a new necklace, you need to keep in mind the below points.
1-Try to go more customized
Wearing a necklace that says a lot about you, or reveals personal facts gives you a feeling of being special. Therefore, always look for a gemstone necklace of your favourite gemstone, colour, birthstone or zodiac birthstone.
2- Familiarize yourself with gemstones
I am sure the first thing that gets your attention while shopping for a gem necklace is its design. However, it is nicer to know more about the gemstone that adorns the necklace. Familiarize yourself more about the stone, being its zircon, ruby, dragon, etc.. get to know what it is known for, its benefits, and its symbolism.
Also, try to enrich your gemstone knowledge before buying a gemstone pendant, so you will be able to differentiate between a real stone and a fake one.
3- Scan the Market Well
Don’t rush and buy the first gemstone rope necklace that you see. Always, scan and study the jewellery market pretty well.
Check the best designs that are available in different shops as much as possible, till you find the best one at the best prices.
Online jewellery stores may be more beneficial here, as you can scan hundreds of them without leaving your home or office.
You don’t have to check the best designs or prices, but you need to search for the most experienced and well-known jewellery places to buy from. You need to buy only from a trustworthy gold & jewellery company to avoid any possible troubles.