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Rainbow Rocks - Colors Of Gemstones

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Looking for a gem in a particular color to add to your collection and not sure where to start? Here’s our quick guide to five gemstones that comfortably sit within each of the hues of the rainbow.

Just click the links below each suggestion to have a browse of all the jewellery we have for that particular stone. There are 35 gemstones mentioned below - if you collect them all you'll have an incredible jewellery collection. And there are plenty more stones to explore too!

Red Gemstones

RUBY

A famous stone that displays an intense color and is known as the gemstone of love. Click here to browse and buy Ruby.

CRUZEIRO RUBELLITE

Very fine quality Tourmaline from a renowned mine in Brazil. Highly sought after. Click here to browse and buy Cruzeiro Rubellite.

TAROCCO RED ANDESINE

A small pocket of intense red Andesine from Inner Mongolia with an unmatched fiery glow. Click here to browse and buy Tarocco Red Andesine.

GARNET

One of the most famous red gemstones which can come in a wide variety of tones. Click here to browse and buy Garnet.

FOSSIL RED CORAL

A bright, deep, opaque red beauty where each individual piece contains unique natural patterns. Unfortunately we can't currently ship Coral to the United States.

Orange Gemstones

PADPARADSCHA QUARTZ

A bright orange gemstone with undertones of pink, yellow and red – a phenomenal look. Click here to browse and buy Padparadscha Quartz.

FIRE OPAL

A rare variety of Opal that appears to have shimmering sunset colors locked within. Click here to browse and buy Fire Opal.

BALTIC AMBER

Amber is fossilized tree sap from prehistoric times and each piece contains unique patterns. Click here to browse and buy Baltic Amber.

MARIALITE

Almost impossible to source in gem quality, this true treasure glows with a bright golden hue. Click here to browse and buy Marialite.

TULELEI

A very rare bright orange Garnet from Tanzania that glows like a stunning Serengeti sunset. Click here to browse and buy Tulelei.

Yellow Gemstones

CITRINE

A clear, sparkly variety of Quartz that can range from light yellow to deep golden hues. Click here to browse and buy Citrine.

CEYLON ZIRCON

A shockingly bright gem full of fire and brilliance, with the world-class provenance of Sri Lanka. Click here to browse and buy Ceylon Zircon.

CHAMPAGNE QUARTZ

A slightly darker yellow variety of Quartz with a light brown undertone that resembles the drink. Click here to browse and buy Champagne Quartz.

CANARY KUNZITE

A light yellow variety of the gem Kunzite. Appears to glow after exposure to the sun. Click here to browse and buy Canary Kunzite.

SERENITE

An exceedingly rare type of Sunstone from Oregon that has incredible and unexpected clarity. Click here to browse and buy Serenite.

Green Gemstones

EMERALD

A famous precious stone that was said to be favored by Cleopatra in Ancient Egyptian times. Click here to browse and buy Emerald.

ALEXANDRITE

A deep green gemstone that displays a shift in color to red under candlelight. Click here to browse and buy Alexandrite.

CHROME DIOPSIDE

A striking deep green gem from Siberia that can only be mined for a couple of months a year. Click here to browse and buy Chrome Diopside.

PERIDOT

A gemstone that embodies the greens of summer, with the finest grades coming from China. Click here to browse and buy Peridot.

CSARITE®

A color change gem from Turkey that shifts from a light olive green to a bright soft pink. Click here to browse and buy Csarite®.

Blue Gemstones

TANZANITE

A stunning one-locational gem discovered in 1967 that’s getting tougher and tougher to source. Click here to browse and buy Tanzanite.

AQUAMARINE

The gem of the sea, once thought to be solidified mermaid tears. Elegantly light and bright. Click here to browse and buy Aquamarine.

TURQUOISE

An intense light, bright blue gemstone from which the name of the color is taken. Click here to browse and buy Turquoise.

SWISS BLUE TOPAZ

A variety of Topaz with a color said to be similar to the sky above the Swiss Alps. Click here to browse and buy Swiss Blue Topaz.

SAPPHIRE

The most famous blue gem of all, with a history stretching back thousands of years. Click here to browse and buy Sapphire.

Indigo Gemstones

AMETHYST

A very regal gemstone with a long and fascinating history. A sumptuous variety of Quartz. Click here to browse and buy Amethyst.

PURPLE DRUSY

This true sparkler is like a mini geode, colored shocking purple, with flashes of other hues. Click here to browse and buy Purple Drusy.

PURPLE SPINEL

One of the scarcest colors of Spinel, this Tanzanian treasure is almost mined out. Click here to browse and buy Purple Spinel.

PURPLE SAPPHIRE

From Madagascar, this delicately hued delight is a completely natural, sought after Sapphire. Click here to browse and buy Purple Sapphire.

PIEDREA VOGA

This opaque rarity is the perfect mix of indigo and lavender and comes from Argentina. Click here to browse and buy Piedra Voga.

Violet Gemstones

KUNZITE

The original evening gemstone, named after its discoverer, noted mineralogist G.F. Kunz. Click here to browse and buy Kunzite.

MORGANITE

A very popular, delicately hued whisper pink stone that was also discovered by G.F. Kunz. Click here to browse and buy Morganite.

ROSE QUARTZ

Fascinating translucent variety of Quartz with a very soft, silky look. Works well in large designs. Click here to browse and buy Rose Quartz.

MYSTIC PINK TOPAZ

A shockingly bright, remarkably clean Topaz with vitreous (glass-like) lustre. Won’t go unnoticed! Click here to browse and buy Mystic Pink Topaz.

ROSE DANBURITE

A rare soft blush colored variety of this famously colorless stone. Looks good in gold and silver. Click here to browse and buy Rose Danburite.

Want to explore more gemstones? Head to this page and use the options on the left to discover our full range of jewellery designs.

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