THE LOVE FOR COLOURED STONES

Colours have always had a special place in civilization and have made an impact in every walk of life, be it fashion, food, clothing, jewellery, nature etc. Colours rule the roost. Every creator is inspired by the colours of nature, right from the rainbow to the vegetation around us. But the major use of colours, have been in the fashion industry. A wide array of colours has a charm that is beyond comprehension. Precious and non-precious stones have always lured people with their glitter. Stones of various colours naturally occurring have had a fascination both among young and old. The colours, naturally endowed have their attraction, quiet so, for various reasons, chief among them being ‘luck’. Hence, coloured stones have made their debut into jewellery.

Certain colours of stone determine the type of stone. Rubies are red, emeralds are green, sapphire is blue, pearls are white and opal, basically colourless comes in various hues of white, yellow, red, orange or a mixture of the above. Certain gems are chosen as birth stones by people which they consider lucky and there is a great demand for these stones.

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Stones of various colours are in great demand just for its aesthetic look. When embedded in jewellery these stoned add to the beauty of the jewellery.

Today’s fashion jewellery deals with multi-coloured kemp stones, perfectly crafted for wedding outfits to enhance its elegance. Kemp stones are also used in temple jewellery and come in a reddish maroon or a dark green. The term kemp means red colour in various south Indian languages. The stone mesmerizes and tantalizes and is quiet exclusive.

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To talk about rubies, they are a red coloured precious gem stone that is a choice of many. It is known as the “king of gems”. It bestows wealth, status, respect and dignity. It is also a lucky charm for people born under certain birth signs.

SmaragdeMoving on to emeralds, it is considered as the most precious of all gems. Its colour is dark green that has yellow and blue as secondary colours. It is connected to learning and mental development. Another fascinating thing about emeralds is that it is associated with the planet mercury and is desired by people under the zodiac signs of Gemini and virgo, who benefit most from this beautiful gemstone. Choose your gemstone from these lovely variety of gemstones and flaunt it in style.

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