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Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

What is the meaning of gem colour in rings? Colourful gemstone rings are one of this decade’s most coveted and timeless trends. A unique gem speaks volumes about your personality and, if it’s an engagement ring, your relationship. Gemstone colours have always had deep meaning, from Cleopatra’s green emeralds to Kate Middleton’s blue sapphire ring. We did some finding out to discover the meaning behind each gorgeous gem colour. Pick your favourite below to make your gem ring extra special.

Pink-Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

Pink is the ultimate feminine colour. Like the sacred lotus flower in Asian lore, it stands for beauty, understanding and unconditional love. It’s considered a highly favourable colour for engagement rings, because a pink gem is said to protect the love between a ring’s wearer and its giver, for an entire lifetime.

Pink Sapphire - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Pink Tourmaline - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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White

White is a colour associated with light and snow. That’s why it stands for purity, innocence, sincerity and true feelings. Representing successful new beginnings, white is a colour that’s full of positive meaning for newly engaged couples.

Diamond Rings - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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White Opal - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Pearls - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Red

Red stands for love, passion and joy – the perfect symbol of romance. Full of vitality and warmth, a red gemstone engagement ring will always stand out from the crowd, and make you feel very special. Red gems are also said to encourage stable, loving and happy relationships.

Ruby - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Garnet - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Blue

Blue is the colour of royalty. It also brings to mind cool water and beautiful cloudless skies. Blue gemstone engagement rings symbolise peace and tranquility. They are said to bring good communication, harmony and respect into relationships.

Blue Sapphire - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Blue Topaz - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Aquamarine - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Black

Black is associated with style, prestige and depth of character. The profound sparkle of black diamonds is reminiscent of a vast night sky filled with stars. Black diamonds are said to be the ideal gem for elegant power couples who find strength in each other.

Black Diamonds - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Yellow

Yellow is the colour of sunshine. It represents happiness, intelligence and energy. As yellow gemstones look warm, or even fiery, they’re thought to put a ‘spark’ in your relationship. Joyfulness, loyalty and spontaneity are the other characteristics associated with yellow gems.

Yellow Diamonds - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Yellow Sapphires - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Yellow Citrine - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Purple

Lavender, violet and mulberry are rich colours that look exotic and mysterious. Lilac symbolises intuition and inspiration. Purple engagement ring stones are thought to help remove obstacles, and bring excitement and adventure into your relationship.

Tanzanite - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Amethyst - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Green

Green symbolises springtime, nature, growth and freshness. It brings to mind lush gardens and beautiful forests. It is also a colour associated with money. According to gemstone lore, green gems in engagement rings promote a life full of wealth, fertility and health.

Emerald - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Peridot - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Green Sapphire - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Orange

Orange is the colour of fire. As such, it combines the romance of red and the joy of yellow – making it a very powerful colour. Orange gemstones in engagement rings promise to keep your relationship full of spice, excitement and attraction!

Fire Opal - Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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Meaning of Gem Colour in Engagement Rings

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