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Info On Gemstone Rings

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Gemstone rings come in every hue of the rainbow and month of birth, which is what makes them so popular as birthday and mothers day gifts, but is that all there is to be said about the subject?

A gemstone ring also makes for a perfect engagement ring. In 1981 Prince Charles gave lady Diana Spencer a fairly large center mounted sapphire and diamond engagement ring, so what’s sauce for the gander…

Gemstone Engagement Rings

Up to 80% of engagement rings sold each year in the USA are either diamond solitaires or diamonds with gemstone accents so it’s the most popular choice but it’s also the most expensive choice.

A gemstone ring on the other hand is just as beautiful, more affordable, are often accented with diamonds and were a popular choice for Victorian engagement rings through into the Art Deco period of the 20′s and on to WWII.

The Victorians often spelled romantic messages with their jewelry: D E A R E S T (Diamond, Emerald, Amethyst, Ruby, Emerald, Sapphire, Topaz).

Info On Gemstone Rings

Gemstones Vs Diamonds

In the early 1930′s, diamonds were devalued by up to 50% and they lost a lot of their public appeal and status. The public’s attention generally focused on other good quality gemstones like rubies, sapphires, emeralds and pearls instead.

It wasn’t until the 1950′s that diamonds regained their status as the king of gems through clever marketing and Hollywood glamor. Many women would love to wear a gemstone ring on their engagement finger so where’s the best place to find large, quality selections of gemstone rings to choose from?