Our bespoke jewellery making service has always been popular for customers that want to design their own pieces or have a gem stone re-modelled into a new jewellery piece. A lot of customers come to us with beautiful semi-precious gem stones they have, which we normally set in a new design with small diamonds. Gemstones are available is a variety of colours, cuts and shapes, and comprise many different characteristics. Here is a list our top four favourite gemstones at Steven Stone;
Amethysts are the most precious of the stones in the quartz group. It’s beautiful purple colour, that ranges from a pale lilac to deep purple looks great set in white, yellow and rose colour metal. Amethysts are that beautiful, their even featured in the British Crown Jewels. 2. Aquamarine We absolute love this gem stone in all shapes and cuts. The gemstone is popular for its vibrant shades of light blue and is also a member of the beryl family. The name, which is inspired by the blue shades, derives from the Latin expression of seawater. 3. Pearls If you want a classic, elegant jewellery piece that can be worn with almost anything, pearls are perfect. Although pearls have been worn for thousands of years, they have always remained popular as bridal jewellery. 4. Tourmaline Tourmaline gem stones are available in many different colours, our favourites are purples, pinks, greens and yellows– you can find every colour from light pastels to darker, deeper shades. The gems first became popular when the Dutch began to import it in the early 17th century from Sri Lanka. The name is believe to hold the meaning ‘stone with mixed colours’.