Cline Jewelers’ Gemstone Gift Giving Guide
Colored Gemstones for Every Color of the Rainbow
Exploring the rainbow of gemstones can be a great way to take your gift giving to another level. Knowing what your gift means and represents can bring a whole new meaning to your gift when you give it to your loved one. We’re excited to say that we at Cline will be bringing you the expertise of Roger Dery Gemstones at our latest “From Mine to Cline” Roger Dery Gem Event, set for Tuesday, September 20th from 10am-5pm & Wednesday, September 21st from 10am-4pm.
Cline’s is extremely excited to be hosting this event with Roger Dery present. Here’s a gift guide for all our favorite colored gemstones from Roger Dery, we hope you enjoy and find excellent gifts for the special people in your life.
Red gemstones are often thought of as beautiful symbols of passion, purity, and regalness. Below are some of our favorite red gemstones that we carry in multiple shapes and sizes.
Coming from Kenya, Malaya Garnet has an orange, pink, red, or yellow color to it. It was discovered in the 60s, and it was rejected by many of the locals since it was new to them. "Malaya:" means "out of family" in Swahili. This gorgeous gem is perfect for anyone with a January birthday or for a 2nd anniversary celebration.
Watermelon Tourmaline is a wonderful bi-colored Brazilian tourmaline. When pink and green occur together on a piece of tourmaline, it's referred to as watermelon tourmaline. This is the perfect gift for anyone in your life with an October birthday. It's also a wonderful 8th anniversary gift!
A Tanzanian gemstone, red zircon is a widely used red-colored gem, known for its sparky aesthetic. Occurring naturally, this gem is perfect for someone in your life with a December birthday!
Orange gemstones are a great choice for the wise ones in your life. Below are our favorite orange gemstones, which we carry in different shapes and sizes.
This dual-colored gem is only sourced in the country of Bolivia. The colors in the gem change for each one. Since each gem is one of a kind, this is perfect for that special one in your life.
Orange Sapphires are beautiful sapphire gems that are colored with iron and chromium. A perfect way to share a gift representing sincerity, faithfulness, and truth. Sapphire is also a great gift for someone with a September birthday, or for a 5th, 45th, or 70th anniversary present!
Imperial Topaz has been thought to help with eyesight, insomnia, and keeping away sorcery. It was referred to as a powerful amulet coming from the Egyptian god of the sun, Ra. It is often peach or somewhat red in color and comes from Brazil. Imperial Topaz is a great present for someone born in November or for a 23rd anniversary!
A rare form of Garnet, this gemstone comes from Nigeria. It ranges in coloring from orange to deep red and is an amazing gift for someone with a birthday in January. Celebrating a 2nd anniversary? This is the perfect gift!
Yellow gemstones have long represented health, luck, and wealth making them a beautiful gift for anyone. Below are our favorite yellow gemstones, which you can find in different varieties at our store.
Sapphire gems occur in every color of the rainbow. Yellow Sapphires are colored with iron and are a great representation of faithfulness. Sourced from Sri Lanka, this gem is a wonderful present for anyone with a September birthday or for a 5th, 45th, or 70th anniversary.
Sphene is beautiful, with colors changing with movement. This gemstone has more fire than a diamond, and colors range from light yellow to orange, green, and even brown. Perfect for the student in your life and sourced from Madagascar, Sphene has been thought to help with contemplation and learning.
These beautiful green gemstones have often been seen as symbols of rebirth and balance. The following are our favorite green gemstones, which we carry in many forms.
Coming from Sri Lanka, Zircon has been used often as an alternative to diamonds in the 20th century. This stone can occur in any color of the rainbow, including green. This gem is thought to represent wealth, honor, and wisdom. This is perfect for the person in your life with a December birthday.
Found for the first time in the 70s, it’s a relatively new gemstone on the market. From Kenya, this form of Garnet ranges in color from yellow-green, to blue-green. This gem is a beautiful present for that person in your life with a January birthday or a 2nd anniversary present.
To create the gorgeous green Sapphire, there must be the perfect amount of yellow and blue Sapphire. Sourced from Sri Lanka, this gemstone is a great gift for 5th, 45th, and 70th anniversaries or someone in your life with a September birthday.
Once thought to be a powerful gem that keeps evil away, Peridot has a beautiful bright, lime green color to it. Primarily sourced in Pakistan, this gemstone has been found in odd places like comet dust, meteorites, and of course through the ground. This stone is perfect for the person in your life with an August birthday or a 16th anniversary.
A regal symbol of wealth, the Emerald has been sought after for many years due to its rarity. Sourced in Columbia, inclusions are common in this gemstone, which assists gemologists in determining its authenticity. These inclusions are often filled with resin or oil to further beautify the gem, so great care must be taken with this rare gem. Emeralds are an amazing gift for someone with a May birthday or for 20th and 35th anniversaries.
Blue gemstones are a beautiful symbol of wisdom and mental wellness and clarity. Below are our favorite blue gemstones, which we carry in many varieties.
Alexandrite is a gorgeous color-changing gem that is fit for a king. This lovely gemstone can have a blue or emerald color during the day, but it can also show up as a ruby red color in certain lighting. Sourced from Brazil, this gem is known for bringing good luck and good fortune to each person it meets. Alexandrite is the perfect gift for someone in your life with a June birthday or to celebrate a 55th anniversary.
Blue Zircon is a lustrous gemstone known for its shine and spectral colors. Originally from Cambodia, this gemstone is heated to change its red color to the beautiful vibrant blue that you see in the stone. This beautiful blue gemstone is perfect for someone in your life with a December birthday.
Named after the country that solely sources this beautiful blue gemstone, Tanzanite was originally discovered in 1967 and is still very new to the gemstone scene. Typically this stone is gray and brown, but when heated, it permanently changes to the beautiful blue color you see. This is another great gemstone for someone in your life born in December or for a 24th anniversary.
This beautiful gemstone is named after seawater, which has the same blue-green color as Aquamarine. Coming primarily from Madagascar, this beautiful gem is a representation of knowledge, inspiration, youth, and faithfulness. It often comes in a pastel blue color and is heated to create a vibrant blue-green color. Aquamarine is the perfect gemstone for someone with a March birthday or a 19th anniversary.
Sought after by royalty, blue Sapphire was seen as a symbol of truth and fidelity. Occurring in many shades of blue, this sapphire is truly a sight to behold, but the most sought-after color is a rich royal blue. This royal gemstone is a great gift for someone with a September birthday or a 5th, 45th, or 70th anniversary.
Known for its gorgeous turquoise color, Indicolite Tourmaline is a beautiful rare gem. Coming from Nigeria, this gemstone is sometimes heated to permanently change the intensity of its hue of greenish blue. This is a great gemstone for someone with an October birthday or an 8th anniversary.
A beautiful representation of wisdom and good fortune, purple gemstones are a beautiful gift for someone you love. Below are our favorite purple gemstones, which we carry in a variety of shapes in sizes.
Amethyst was named by the Greeks after the color of wine, and it is one of the most popular members of the Quartz family. Said to make you clear-headed and quick-witted, this gemstone comes from Rwanda. The purple gemstone is a beautiful gift for anyone with a February birthday or for a 6th and 17th anniversary present.
Purple Sapphire & Pink Sapphire
Known to bring clarity and as a sign of faithfulness, purple and pink Sapphire are beautiful gemstones that are often sourced from Sri Lanka. Oftentimes, pink and purple Sapphires are heated to create more clarity and vibrance of color in the gemstones. Purple and pink Sapphire are the perfect Sapphires for September birthdays and 5th, 45th, and 70th anniversaries.
Perfect for the special person in your life, pink gemstones represent unconditional love and acceptance. Below are our favorite pink gemstones, which we carry in many different varieties.
Coming in shades ranging from light pink to purple, Kunzite is known for its clarity. Representing and bringing joy to those who wear this jewel, Kunzite is thought to balance and connect the heart and mind. A thoughtful present for anyone in your life that could use joy, Kunzite is sourced from Afghanistan.
Sourced in the country of Nigeria, pink Tourmaline is a beautiful gemstone that can come in over 70 shades of pink. Pink Tourmaline has been enhanced permanently via heat for hundreds of years, and it greatly improves the color. This tourmaline is perfect for someone born in October or to celebrate an 8th anniversary.
This Garnet is named after its rosey hue, “rhodon” meaning rose-colored. Sourced in Tanzania, this Garnet can come in reddish hues, purple-red hues, and pink hues. This rosey Garnet is the a beautiful gift for someone born in January or for a 2nd anniversary.
Coming from Mozambique, pink Zircon is known for its lustrous shine. Zircon has often been used in place of diamonds because of its luster, but it comes in many different shades. To get pink Zircon, Zircon is often heated to create a beautiful pink color. True pink Zircon is very rare. This is a beautiful gift for someone born in the month of December.
Discovered in 1911, Morganite is a gorgeous often pale pink gemstone. Sourced from Ethiopia, this gemstone can be found in shades from pale pink to magenta and even orangeish hues. Magenta Morganite is the most valuable form of the gemstone. This stone is great for the special someone in your life that you want to give a little something special to.
For the Perfect Colored Gemstone Jewelry, Shop Cline Jewelers
Finding the perfect gift for your loved one can be difficult, but we’re here to help with a variety of colored gemstones. Choose a gift with meaning.