Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas – Jewelry

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Amanda Gizzi with the Jewelry Information Center discusses how to pick the perfect piece of jewelry to give to your loved one this Valentine’s Day.

    Amanda Gizzi: Hi! I'm Amanda Gizzi of Jewelry Information Center and I'm here to give you some tips on how to give a Valentines Day gift with extra romantic meaning. Jewelry is a great gift option for your loved one on valentines day, but sometimes it can be difficult to choose a piece that has that romantic feel.

    Gemstone jewelry has a personal and meaningful touch, since each gemstone has its own history and mystical properties. Rubies, pink sapphires, pink tourmaline, rose quartz and amethyst are just a few of the gemstones that jewelry admires have coveted for decades.

    Ruby with its red color is a symbol of love and is known as the most passionate gemstone. If you are looking to show your commitment to your loved one, choose pink sapphire, they are known to symbolize truth, honesty and faithfulness. Pink tourmaline is considered lucky for artist, fighters and actors and is said to encourage unconditional love. The purple colored amethyst is said to height encourage and creativity and is also believed to calm the minds.

    Rose quartz is associated with friendship, tenderness, comfort and joy and is said to relief heartache. When it comes to buying gemstones, the price is determined at the same way as diamonds, by the four C's, which are color, clarity, cut and carat weight. For most gemstones, one with the brightest and most vivid color are usually the most expensive.

    If you are looking for a fine jewelry piece this Valentines Day, make sure you keep these romantic gemstones in mind. When buying fine jewelry, remember to always shop at a reputable jeweler. Find a jeweler you trust as much as your loved one.