What Is The Gemstone Of This Season?
The Gregorian calendar is divided into twelve months and four seasons. In this month, we will tell you which month is ruled by which gemstone and some interesting facts related to the gemstone. We will also showcase our top designs for the gemstone of the season.
Primarily, there are four precious gemstones – Emerald, Ruby, Sapphire and Diamond. Let’s see which gemstone governs your favourite season!
Stone For the Spring Season – Emerald
Emerald is the birthstone of May borns. The soothing green is considered the best choice to be worn during the Spring season.
In the past, people believed that keeping an Emerald under the tongue would help unveil the future. It’s also said to safeguard the wearer from memory loss and enhance intuition.
5 interesting Facts About Emerald
- The name Emerald is derived from the Greek word smaragdus which means green gem.
- The Duke of Devonshire is one of the largest uncut emeralds in the world.
- Emeralds are considered as the traditional gift for the 20th, 35th and 55th anniversary.
- One of the most iconic red-carpet jewellery pieces of emerald jewellery belongs to Angelina Jolie.
- Owing to its lower density, 1carat Emerald gemstone appears larger than 1carat diamond.
Top Emerald Designs
Chiti Emerald Ring
A proposal on the cards? We got you, man! This ring is such a stunning piece that any Emerald lover would love. The gold intertwined design at the back of the gemstone acts as the perfect base for the gemstone, especially in the flattering prong setting.
Claudia Emerald Earrings
When it comes to dressing up for the festive season, leave no stone unturned ladies. The Emerald and diamond combination makes it suitable to be style with a bunch of outfits in your wardrobe.
The Love Knot Emerald Pendant
Looking for something for your lady? How about this simple and elegant Emerald pendant. It makes the perfect daily wear and is best suited for the working woman. The four-prong setting highlights the stone in the best possible way!
Stone For the Summer Season – Ruby
Do you know what complements a sunkissed look? An intense dark red Ruby jewellery, no wonder it rules the Summer season. Ruby is the birthstone for July borns.
The colour red is always said to have intense emotion, just like Ruby. Thus, it’s said to represent passion, divinity, love, and courage. It is also said that Ruby brings good luck and fortune to the wearer.
5 Interesting Facts About Ruby
- The name Ruby is derived from the Latin word rubens which means red.
- Rubies are considered as the traditional gift for the 15th or 40th anniversary.
- Almost all Rubies are flawed and Rubies without imperfections are considered to be rare.
- Rubies are available in a range of shades i.e. from pink to blood red.
- A 29.59carat Sunrise Ruby is considered to be the most expensive Ruby to be ever mined.
Top Ruby Designs
Shane Ruby Ring
Looking for a loud and proud Ruby ring for your man? Look no more! We’re sure he would love to wear this on special occasions. It comes with a number of customisation options in terms of purity (18K and 14K) and colours. Browse through all of them before making a purchase.
Frog Feet Ruby Earrings
Why should grownups have all the fun? Get these adorable frog feet ruby earrings for your little one, she would love to wear this colourful little piece on a daily basis. Besides yellow gold, these earrings are also available in white and rose gold.
Vakratunda Ruby Pendant
If you look carefully you can see a part of Lord Ganesha in this pendant. Fashionable and a step closer to your faith – now isn’t that a good deal! The Ruby gemstone is placed at the end of the trunk.
Stone For the Autumn Season – Sapphire
When we talk about Sapphire, it’s not just one stone – it’s a family. The different types of Sapphires available at Candere are Pink Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire and Blue Sapphire. Also, Sapphire is the birthstone for the month of September.
Interestingly, the Sapphire gemstone is said to signify wisdom, virtue, good fortune, faithfulness and sincerity. No wonder, this family of gemstones is used in engagement rings now.
5 Interesting Facts About Sapphire
- The name Sapphire is derived from the Greek word ‘sappheiros.
- After diamonds, sapphires are the second strongest gemstones.
- Sapphires can allegedly cure eye diseases and preserve celibacy.
- Padparadscha is the rarest type of sapphire that sports a pinkish-orange hue.
- Sapphires are also said to have spiritual enlightenment and inner peace.
Top Sapphire Designs
Ailbert Blue Sapphire Ring
A ring designed purely for those who love wearing bold designs. The big gemstone you see at the centre is 5carats. With a 5Star impressive rating, this ring comes in a simple shank and eight prong design.
Diana Blue Sapphire Earrings
As you gear up for the festive season, don’t forget to all a pair of dangle earrings with your favourite gemstone. The sharp contrast of blue and white makes this ideal for parties. Get yours in yellow gold or white gold.
Trista Blue Sapphire Pendant
The floral theme is one of the classic themes in the jewellery world. Here’s one with your favourite gemstone set right at the heart of it. The pendant also has a hint of diamonds which makes the overall look of the pendant even prettier!
Stone For the Winter Season – Diamond
Diamond is the birthstone for the month of April. However, this sparkling birthstone is not limited to the April borns as men and women born any time of the year love adorning themselves in these.
Diamonds are said to be the representation of purity and perfection. It’s often referred to as the stone of commitment, faithfulness and promise, hence the majority of the engagement rings sold today are embellished with diamonds.
5 Interesting Facts About Diamond
- Diamonds are the hardest substance on Earth.
- Diamonds are billions of years old.
- Diamonds are made up of only one element i.e. Carbon.
- Diamonds derive their name from adamas which means invincible or indestructible.
- 80% of diamonds mined are used for industrial purposes
Top Diamond Designs
Adhya Solitaire Ring
Adhya is designed for the quintessential woman who loves a dash of sparkle in her everyday look. The design is pretty simple and that’s what makes it so alluring. Available in yellow gold and white gold, this ring is quite budget-friendly and will fit right into your budget.
Joseph Stud For Men
A diamond stud goes a long way in every man’s stash. They are great for work, as well as for a casual outing with friends. It’s very minimal and goes light on your pocket as well as your ears.
Token Diamond Pendant
While the offices are starting to open, make sure you revisit your workwear jewellery before going back. Put away the old pendant and upgrade to this stunning little piece of jewellery for your daily office look. It’s quite pocket-friendly and you can also try it on virtually.
Even though the seasons are ruled by each gemstone, you’re free to wear whatever you want, whenever you want. Tell us, which one’s your favourite in the comments below.
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Disclaimer: All the facts mentioned above are sourced from the internet for the purpose of providing information and Candere/Candere.com/Kalyan Jewellers are not responsible for the authentication of these facts.
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