Your Coloured Gemstones Guide
Coloured Gemstones Guide- Blue
Worn by a woman, blue gems are said to represent jealousy in love, politeness, and vigilance; on a man they stand for wisdom and noble thoughts.
Blue Topaz: Pastel to dark blue to blue green. Iolite: Violet blue. Aquamarine: Pastel to deep blue to blue green. Aquamarine is the universal symbol of youth, hope, and health. To dream of aquamarine represents the making of new friends; to wear aquamarine earrings brings love and affection. A beautiful cerulean shade, this gem was supposedly presented to the mermaids by Neptune, king of the sea. Spinel: Grey blue to green blue to true pastel blue. Chalcedony: Smoky to milky blue. Tanzanite: Violet blue. Sapphire: Cornflower blue to green blue to inky blue. To the ancients, sapphires symbolized the heavens, and were believed to empower the wearer with innocence, truth, and good health; protect one from poisons and evil spirits; and preserve chastity. Some thought the heavens crystallised to form a huge sapphire upon which the earth rested. Tourmaline: The indicolite variety is inky or green blue; Paraiba ranges from intense blue to violet blue to green blue. Diamond: All shades of blue.