Today’s Most Popular Gemstones

April 7, 2017

There are countless types of gemstones found in jewelry stores, but there are certain stones that tend to be more popular than others. Diamonds, sapphires, and quartz stones are just a few that many customers request. Let’s look at some of today’s most popular gemstones.


Diamonds are still considered one of the most popular gemstones when selecting engagement rings and other jewelry. Diamonds come in a diverse range of colors, sizes, and shapes, which make them a versatile and popular gemstone choice.


Sapphires can come in a variety of colors, but they are still most popular in their beautiful blue hue. These gemstones are popular and affordable alternatives to diamonds for engagement rings. They are also very popular in birthstone jewelry.


Amethysts are a popular choice in their unpolished and polished forms. Their colors range from white to light violet to dark purple. Amethyst gemstones can be found in a diverse selection of jewelry, because it represents different properties to different people. For example, practitioners of New Age philosophy may wear a polished or unpolished amethyst crystal for spiritual healing and calming. Others may prefer to wear it because it is the birthstone for February.


Jade is a gemstone growing in popularity. It is often found in a light green shade, but it can come in darker greens as well as white. It is most often found as a polished and rounded gemstone for necklace pendants, bracelets, and earrings.


Quartz is one of the most abundant gemstones found on earth, but that does not make it any less popular. Quartz gemstones come in colors ranging from white to gold to rose and blue. They are often polished into pyramidal crystals as pendants, but they can be rounded or faceted for other jewelry.

Find the right gemstone to suit anyone’s taste at Fast Fix Tucson. We specialize in jewelry repairs, customizations, and gemstone replacements near Tucson, AZ. Please call our Tucson Mall location at (520) 696-0403 and our Park Place Mall location at (520) 514-9292 for more information.

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