A precious gem stone, beautiful but less costly than other gems, Amethysts are widely available and are generally fashioned into beautiful pieces of jewelry in rings, pendants, bracelets and earrings. The Amethyst engagement ring is very popular and you can buy a beautiful piece without having to break the bank. The larger stones, while costing more, are still much cheaper than what you would pay for a similar sized diamond. You can however get the same elegant and expensive look by having an amethyst set in white gold, silver or platinum which would then become very valuable.
Being the birthstone for the month of February, the Amethyst is believed to protect humans and help them remain sober. If this happens to be your birthstone, wearing an amethyst ring will help you to remain calm and balance out your life; apart from which it will slow down signs of aging and make you look youthful. Cleopatra is said to have loved these gemstones very much believing them to be emeralds. Amethysts are said to have brought her good luck with the two most important men in her life, Marc Anthony and Julius Caesar, both falling in love with her.
Even though the amethyst comes in many different colors, varying from dark pink to purple, green amethyst rings are the more favored, with many brides preferring the beautiful green of this stone set as the center piece in her amethyst diamond ring. Tiny diamonds set around the amethyst makes it a very special ring for any bride to love and cherish. It is the color and size of the stone that sets the price for the amethyst and you can be expected to fork out anything from $25 to many hundreds of dollars for your amethyst engagement ring. Amethysts are usually considered as engagement ring stones rather than in wedding rings and subsequently displayed for the right hand. For those who can afford it, one option for an amethyst diamond ring is to secure a loose amethyst mounted in a diamond ring to create a unique looking amethyst engagement ring that will make any bride speechless with delight.
If you prefer your ring to be set in gold, you can either select white or yellow gold. Any one of them will look beautiful for amethyst gold rings with either a single amethyst being the center stone or several tiny amethysts circling the band will be ideal. You might have to pay anything from $120 for a small stone going up the line from $500 to even $1700 according to the size and weight of the stone as well as the setting you use, be it gold or platinum and the design of your engagement ring. Having said that, remember it’s possible to buy much cheaper rings in amethyst which are equally beautiful and does not cost the earth.
Amethyst gold rings make great gifts for your loved ones for birthdays, anniversaries and graduations. Whoever the recipient is, she will simply adore an amethyst ring, expensive or not, because it’s such a lovely stone that can be worn for any occasion.