Alexandrite stone rings will always be great additions to one’s collection of accessories and jewelry. They are made of a rare gemstone that was discovered in 1831 in Russia. It is quite expensive because finding natural alexandrite is difficult these days. Most of the alexandrites available in the market today are synthetic varieties.
An alexandrite stone ring is beautiful mainly because of the color of the gem. What makes this stone interesting is that it changes color depending on the type and quality of light shone on it. The stone has a great ability to absorb light so that it takes on a green shade in natural daylight. When viewed under incandescent light, the stone will turn a reddish purple color. This is one of the many reasons why Alexandrite stone rings are some of the most sought-after pieces today.
But aesthetic quality is just one of the many factors that make alexandrite rings in high demand. Alexandrite is also known as a stone of good omen. Many people believe that the stone assists the wearer in centering himself to promote self-esteem and enhance the ability to be happy. Owning one can be akin to owning your own four-leafed clover or any lucky charm. It brings good luck to the wearer.
Alexandrite stone rings are ideal presents for those who are celebrating their 45th and 55th year of marriage and for people who were born under the sign of Gemini (May 21 – June 21). Along with moonstone and pearl, alexandrite is a birthstone for this period.
To maintain the beauty of your alexandrite stone ring, you need to protect it from scratches and sharp blows. You also need to keep it from harsh chemicals and extreme temperatures. It’s also important that you store it properly and have the metal part of the ring cleaned regularly.