Ring Glossary

Amethyst

Amethyst

The birthstone for February, a transparent purple quartz.

Aquamarine

Aquamarine

The birthstone for March, a blue or greenish-blue gemstone belonging to the beryl family (which also includes emerald).

Blue Topaz

Blue Topaz

The birthstone for December, blue topaz is the most popular among all colors of topaz, colors categorized as Sky Blue, London Blue and Electric Blue.

Briolette

Briolette

A pear shaped gem cut with long triangular facets.

Citrine

Citrine

The birthstone from November, named from the French for lemon-colors range from yellow to gold to orange to brown.

Created Ruby

Created Ruby

The birthstone for July, red in color, the created ruby is a laboratory manufactured gemstone very closely mimicing the composition and structure of their natural counterparts.

Created Sapphire

Created Sapphire

The birthstone for September, blue in color, the created sapphire is a laboratory manufactured gemstone very closely mimicing the composition and structure of their natural counterparts.

Cushion Cut

Cushion Cut

A square-cut gemstone with step facets and rounded edges.

Created Emerald

Created Emerald

The birthstone for May and the anniversary gemstone for the twentieth year of marriage, a rich, green colored beryl.

Enameled

Enameled

A coating (often as a color) applied to metal that dries to a hard glossy finish.

Garnet

Garnet

The birthstone for January featuring a reddish-brown color.

Gold-plated

Gold-plated

A thin layer of gold deposited onto the surface on another metal, most often copper or silver.

Hammered

Hammered

Shaped with a metalworker's hammer often showing the marks of these tools.

High Profile

High Profile

A stone which is set further away from the ring, profile height is determined by how the stone itself is set in relation to the rest of the ring.

Intertwine

Intertwine

To unite or be united by twisting or twining together.

Low Profile

Low Profile

A stone which is set close to the ring.

Peridot

The birthstone for August, transparent gem, green in color.

Pink Tourmaline

Pink Tourmaline

Tourmaline exists in all spectrums of color, the most common being green, pink and yellow.

Rhodium

Rhodium

A hard, durable, silvery-white metallic element that is used to form high-tempature alloys with platinum and is plated on other metals to produce a durable, corrosion-resistant coating.

Rhodolite Garnet

Rhodolite Garnet

A varietal name for the rose-pink to red color semi-precious gemstone.

Ruthenium

Ruthenium

An extemely hard gray-black metal used as a premier alloy. Rings plated with ruthenium have exceptional resistance to scratching and abrasion.

Sterling Silver

Sterling Silver

An alloy of 92.5% silver combined with copper or another metal.

White Topaz

White Topaz

The birthstone for April, a transparent semi-precious gemstone, sometimes mistaken for diamonds.