Diamonds Are Not a Girl's Only Friend!

One of the biggest benefits of working with a custom jeweler is the fact that you can branch out from traditional diamond earrings, necklaces, and bracelets and opt for other gemstones in your custom pieces. Keep reading to learn about some of the other stone options that can be used to enhance your next piece of jewelry:

Sapphires
These unique gemstones are often blue, but they can be found in a wide range of colors. The stones with the truest colors are the most valuable. These stones are extremely hard, second only to the diamond in strength. You can use sapphires in any jewelry setting and even enhance the look of the stone with some diamonds to create a beautiful and unique piece.

Rubies Chicago Custom Jewelry
These stunning red stones are considered some of the most valuable in the whole world. It is a variation of the mineral corundum, just like the sapphire. Ruby is another extremely hard gemstone that is durable enough to become a piece of your daily jewelry selection. The ruby is a stone that is full of texture and passion and can be used to create an array of amazing jewelry pieces.

Emeralds
Another colorful gemstone, the emerald has been a popular embellishment to use in jewelry since the time of the ancient Egyptians. It serves as the birthstone for the month of May. The emerald is a luxurious stone with a rich, bold hue that instantly draws in attention and serves as a stunning centerpiece for a variety of jewelry styles.

Pearls
Pearls have often come with an air of purity and innocence. They are formed inside of a mollusk and are available in many colors. From black to pink, you can find pearl jewelry that complements your personal aesthetic and creates some truly beautiful jewelry.

You can use any kind of gemstone to create earrings, necklaces, and even engagement rings in Chicago. Work with a custom jewelry to choose stones that help you create pieces that represent your unique personality.

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