Adding a little pizzazz to your wardrobe is easier than expected when you’ve got the right accessories! From earrings to layering necklaces, you can elevate an everyday ensemble with the right gemstone pairings including turquoise, opal, tanzanite, pearl, emerald and spinel. Whether you’re sprucing up your little black cocktail dress with a pearl necklace or rocking your favorite turquoise ring as a pop of color, we have a breakdown of some of our favorite gemstones and tips on how to wear them!
This blue hue is rumored to bring happiness and luck, especially if it’s given as a gift! The gemstone’s color ranges from light to medium blue, green-blue to green and often inclusive of dark grey or black veins. This stone is a stunning addition for a casual or formal look! You can pair Jay King’s turquoise drop earrings and stone ring with a fall boho look. Spice up your favorite chain necklace with this turquoise pendant! Or add a little color to a monochrome outfit with these inlay drop earrings and this fun cuff.
Derived from the Greek word “Opallos”, this stone’s color effect is unlike any other gemstone. Opal can be transparent, translucent or opaque – it can form in almost any color! This gemstone makes a statement, which means you should show it off whenever you wear it! Add a pop of warmth with this Mexican opal necklace and these open drop earrings. For everyday wear, try on this circle choker for size or this lariat necklace depending on your blouse’s neckline.
This gemstone is more than 500 years old and can appear to change color! Tones can range from rich purples, violets and blues to periwinkle and velvety blue. This 7-stone band ring is a gorgeous addition for any day of the week. Looking for a statement piece? Try out this Rarities 3-row line bracelet, 3-row band ring or these twisted hoop earrings to complete your look!
This gemstone is the epitome of class! It’s the only biological gemstone known for its intense, milky luster and shiny coat. Pearls are most known for coming in shades of white and black with saltwater pearls being most popular – their color tints can be pink, blue, champagne, green and even purple. Wow the crowd with this pearl floral bib necklace! Classic pieces like this Imperial Pearls bracelet and this 18-inch necklace are the perfect staple items to have in your jewelry box.
These rich green stones are some of the oldest in the world and are sometimes worn for good luck! The rich green color is a result of small traces of chromium, which can result in multiple shades of green. Add a touch of this beautiful color to your everyday wardrobe with these drop earrings! They can be dressed up with a cocktail dress, or dressed down with a casual sundress and a denim jacket. Looking for some serious bling? Try out this 2-finger ring or this unique negative space ring!
This exotic gemstone is known for its durability, and it can be found in many colors including red, pink, blue-violet, green-blue, purple, lavender, brown, black, green, orange, yellow and even colorless. Pair this gemstone duo ring for casual and formal attire – it would be a wonderful addition to a basic amethyst set! This sterling silver necklace would be a great basic piece to wear with a top and jeans, but don’t forget these matching earrings!
Which gemstone is your favorite to wear?