2020.02.07 Jewellery Column

Adorning Wedding Rings with Spring's Birthstones [March-May Edition]

Shape Your Sentiments into Something Tangible


Especially for those seeking a unique twist in their wedding rings, incorporating color stones can be a charming way to infuse personal flair.

However, selecting the right gemstone can be daunting for some. For instance, birthstones, associated with each month, are believed to bring happiness to those who wear their month's stone.

Additionally, like flowers have their language, gemstones carry "gem words" that symbolize various meanings aligned with their characteristics.

Not only can you choose your own or your partner's birthstone, but selecting a gemstone based on its gem word as a talisman is also a wonderful idea.


Let's explore the birthstones of spring - Aquamarine, Diamond, and Emerald for the months of March to May.





March Birthstone: Aquamarine


Aquamarine, with its cool, refreshing, bright blue hue, was once cherished by sailors as a talisman for safe voyages.


Belonging to the beryl family like emeralds, aquamarine typically forms in larger crystals and is relatively hard (7-8 on the Mohs scale), making it durable for everyday wear.

Its gem word signifies "love," "healing," and "silence," making it a popular choice for symbolizing a blissful marriage. It can serve as the "something blue" for brides, subtly set inside the ring.





April Birthstone: Diamond


Synonymous with jewels, diamonds are April's birthstones.

While known for their clear appearance, their transparency varies, with higher clarity being more valued.

Diamonds also come in various colors, known as fancy color diamonds, including yellow, pink, blue, and even black.

Diamonds are the hardest known material on Earth, though they can chip if struck hard enough.

Their gem words are "eternal bond," "promise of love," and "pledge of loyalty," making them perfect for commemorative rings.




May Birthstone: Emerald


Emeralds are renowned for their rich, vibrant green, earning their place among the world's three most coveted gemstones.

Although they share the beryl category with aquamarine, emeralds are more susceptible to damage from impacts.

They symbolize "fortune," "happiness," "unconditional love," and "a blissful marriage," along with possessing healing properties, making them ideal amulets.





Creative Placement of Birthstones



Birthstones can be set not just where they're visible but also hidden inside the ring as a private charm.

This allows even those who cannot wear colorful rings due to professional reasons to enjoy the significance of color stones.

About Birthstones

Natural gemstones vary in hardness and characteristics.

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Adorning Wedding Rings with Spring's Birthstones [March-May Edition]