(Closed) What's your favourite semi-precious stone?

posted 7 years ago in Rings
  • poll: My favourite semi-precious stone is...




    Amethyst (purple, green, rose de france)




    Topaz (white, pink, blue etc)


  • Post # 3
    904 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 2013

    @Arshim:  Here is my princess cut blue topaz RHR

    Post # 5
    1284 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2014

    I voted alexandrite, but pearls & opals are right up there too!

    ETA: here’s my alexandrite ring! It’s shining suuuuuuuuuper purple here.  It’s looking pretty maroon and grey today.  Love the changes with the lighting.


    Post # 6
    3208 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Turquoise, green amethyst, and moonstone (in that order), and all in rose gold or 22k gold bezels. Mmm.

    Post # 7
    2742 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Disney

    Alexandrites are regarded as precious stones. I like all of them 😀

    Post # 8
    2854 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    I voted amethyst because it’s purple and I love purple (so consequently have a lot of amethyst jewelry).

    However, blue topaz is my birthstone, and my second favorite piece of jewelry (second to my e-ring!) is this light blue topaz ring:

    Post # 9
    8482 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2014

    I didnt vote, because I love too many. I love amethyst (old e-ring was pink amethyst,) tanzanite (new e-ring,) moonstone, alexandrite, aquamarine, opals, mystic topaz types.

    Post # 10
    1203 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2002

    Tough choice!  I chose turquoise.  It’s my favorite color.  Close second was aquamarine.  

    Post # 11
    2305 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    Mine is Blue Topaz. I like to pretend it’s my birthstone. My real birth stone is aquamarine, but I’m more of a bold colors girl, and I find aqua is too light. I dont have any photos on this computer, but I wear a lot of them! 

    Post # 12
    5187 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    One? Just one?? OK I’m gonna cheat and say Quartz because there are so many varieties. Technically chalcedony, agate, jasper, chrysoprase, carnelian, and even petrified wood are classified as quartz species. 

    Post # 13
    11231 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2013


    Post # 14
    422 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: May 2006

    @Arshim:  I chose alexandrite, although, technically, it is a precious, not semi-precious stone, as it is far more rare than diamonds, etc.

    Post # 15
    2903 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Midland, TX


    Purple Amethyst!!!

    Post # 16
    475 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2014

    I would normally say jade or moonstone, but I’m loving Alexandrite lately, especially since it’s my fiancés birthstone. We even had an alexandrite surprise stone put in my engagement ring 🙂

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