gem guide

Gemstones can be formed from different minerals and ores, each of which has its own unique structure and composition, which results in the diversity among gemstones. WILLS JEWELLERY has integrated a variety of common precious gemstone illustrations for you, allowing you to understand the characteristics of various gemstones at a glance.

DiamondDiamond

Diamond is a gemstone formed from the crystallization of carbon atoms and is one of the hardest substances in nature. They are usually colorless, but can also appear in various colors, such as pink, blue, yellow, etc. Diamonds play an important role in jewelry making as their sparkling brilliance and high transparency make them a popular choice. Diamonds also symbolize eternity, purity and perseverance of love, so they are often used in jewelry designs for important occasions such as wedding rings.

Stone language: "Eternal bond", "Purity"
Birthstone: April birthstone Anniversaries: 10th and 60th wedding anniversaries Effects: Enhance self-confidence, enhance personal charm, and eliminate negative emotions

Sapphire

Sapphire is a member of the corundum family in mineralogy. It belongs to the trigonal crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 9. Due to the color changes caused by iron and titanium impurities, it shows a variety of hues, ranging from blue, pink, purple, yellow to green and so on. The most precious is the clear deep blue variety, the most familiar ones are royal blue and cornflower blue. The place of high-quality production is Sri Lanka, followed by Madagascar, Thailand, Australia and other places. Sapphire symbolizes loyalty, steadfastness, love and honesty and has always been one of the most popular choices for engagement rings. Sapphire is also the birthstone of September.

Stone language: "loyalty", "wisdom"
Birthstone: September birthstone
Anniversaries: 5th and 45th wedding anniversaries
Efficacy: Stabilize mood, inspire creativity, improve concentration and memory

RubyRuby

Ruby is a type of gemstone that is one of the most valuable types of gemstones. It shows a bright red color due to the red pigment brought by a small amount of chromium ions in aluminum oxide (Al2O3). Rubies range in color from pink to deep red and are widely used in jewelry designs. It has high hardness and wear resistance. In addition to being a beautiful color jewelry, rubies have also been given various symbolic meanings in different cultures, such as symbolizing passion, love, power and protection. In Hinduism, ruby ​​is considered the most precious gemstone and represents the sun and courage. Whether in the field of jewelry design or cultural beliefs, rubies have an important status and value.

Stone language: "Passion", "Power"
Birthstone: July birthstone Anniversaries: 15th and 40th wedding anniversaries Effects: Enhance aura and affinity, enhance personal charm, help people take leadership, deepen love

Emerald

Emerald is a member of the beryl family in mineralogy. It belongs to the hexagonal crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 7.5-8. The green color of emeralds is caused by the chromium content. Most emeralds must have cracks and inclusions. The origin of the gem can be determined based on the inclusions. The main origins are Colombia and Zambia.

Stone language: "eternity", "love and hope"
Birthstone: May birthstone
Anniversaries: 20th and 35th wedding anniversaries
Efficacy: Enhance health, promote the body's self-healing, enhance love, eliminate negative emotions and jealousy

Lotus Sapphire Padparadscha Sapphire

Padparadscha belongs to a branch of the sapphire family, and its output is extremely rare. According to research, the mineral reserves of Padparadscha are only 1% of sapphires . The scarcity of mineral resources is comparable to that of pigeon blood red, which is the rarest in the world. Therefore, the collection value is quite high. Sri Lanka is a famous gemstone kingdom, and Padparadscha ranks first among all gemstones and enjoys the reputation of "national stone". It is enough to prove the important status of Padparadscha . In recent years, major international famous jewelry brands have adopted Padparadscha for theme design.

Stone language: "loyalty", "wisdom"
Birthstone: September birthstone Anniversaries: 5th and 45th wedding anniversaries Efficacy: Has a variety of positive energy and effects, stabilizes mood, improves temperament, and improves emotional intelligence

Morganite

Morganite is a member of the Beryl family in mineralogy. It belongs to the hexagonal crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 7.5-8. The color of morganite is caused by the manganese content. The color ranges from pink to peach. The main origins are Brazil and Madagascar.

Stone language: "love", "kindness"
Birthstone: April birthstone
Anniversaries: 5th and 45th wedding anniversaries
Efficacy: Increase popularity, strengthen interpersonal relationships, relieve emotional stress and irritability

Aquamarine

Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family in mineralogy. It belongs to the hexagonal crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 7.5-8. The blue color of aquamarine is caused by the iron content, and its color ranges from sky blue to sea blue. The main producing areas are Brazil and Madagascar.

Stone language: "health", "smartness", "happiness"
Birthstone: March birthstone
Anniversary: ​​19th wedding anniversary
Efficacy: Enhance communication skills, ease mood swings, bring harmonious relationships, improve immunity

Tanzanite

Tanzanite is a variant of zoisite in mineralogy. It belongs to the orthorhombic crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 6-7. Tanzanite contains trace amounts of vanadium and chromium, resulting in a unique purple-blue color. It is mainly produced in Tanzania.

Stone language: "noble", "calm"
Birthstone: December birthstone
Anniversary: ​​24th wedding anniversary
Efficacy: Help achieve inner peace, enhance spiritual energy, and explore potential

Garnet Garnet

Garnet is a member of the Garnet family in mineralogy. It belongs to the equiaxed crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 6.5-7.5.

The origin of the name "garnet" is indeed inseparable from the red fruit "pomegranate". Because the shape and color of garnet crystals and pomegranate seeds are very similar, hence the name "garnet". The most precious birthstone of January is also known as the "Women's Stone". It symbolizes loyalty, friendship, fidelity, and also represents the hope and blessing of regaining hope and life energy. Garnet is also a commemorative stone for 18 years of marriage. 18 years of marriage is also called "garnet wedding".

Stone language: "loyalty", "loyalty"
Birthstone: January Birthstone Anniversary: ​​18th Wedding Anniversary Effect: Relieve stress, enhance vitality, and beautify the skin

Fanta Gem Spessartite

Spessartine garnet is a member of the garnet family in mineralogy. It belongs to the equiaxed crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 7-7.5. Because spessartite contains manganese and iron, its color ranges from orange to red. Its main origin is Madagascar and Sri Lanka.
Stone language: "Loyalty", "Friendship"
Birthstone: January birthstone
Efficacy: Stimulate creativity, enhance expression ability, reduce anxiety, and bring optimism

Tsavorite

Tsavorite is a member of the garnet family in mineralogy. It belongs to the equiaxed crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 7-7.5. Tsavorite contains vanadium and chromium, which gives it an emerald green color. It is mainly produced in Kenya, Africa.

Stone language: "Purity", "Romantic"
Birthstone: January birthstone
Anniversary: ​​25th wedding anniversary
Efficacy: relieve stress, enhance vitality, beautify and nourish the skin

Spinel

Spinel belongs to the equiaxed crystal system and has a Mohs hardness level of 8. If spinel contains magnesium, it will appear red, blue, greenstone, if it contains zinc, it will appear dark greenstone, and if it contains iron, it will appear black. The main origins are Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Africa.

Stone language: "Goal achieved", "Power"
Birthstone: August birthstone
Anniversary: ​​22nd wedding anniversary
Efficacy: relieve stress, enhance vitality, beautify and nourish the skin

Opal Opal

Opal belongs to the trigonal crystal system, with a Mohs hardness level of 5-6.5. Opals are available in white, black, red, orange, and transparent and colorless. The main producing areas are Australia, Brazil, South Africa, and Ethiopia.

Stone language: "Hope", "Happiness"
Birthstone: October birthstone
Anniversary: ​​14th wedding anniversary
Efficacy: Enhance self-confidence and courage, adjust the heart chakra, stimulate creativity and imagination