Havilah Designer Jewellers are suppliers of precious and semi-precious gemstones. Precious stones (Rubies, Sapphires, Emeralds, and Diamonds) are generally the most sought after and valuable. All other coloured gems are known as semi-precious.

Despite the appeal of diamonds, coloured gemstones remain popular and sought after for their bright, decorative and expressive colours. Our goldsmiths can cater for all styles by designing and setting gemstones, both precious and semi-precious, into jewellery pieces. Our studio is situated in Port Elizabeth and we service clients all across South Africa.

Precious Gemstones

Precious gemstones are revered the world over for their beauty and rarity. Due to their limited supply, precious gemstones are in high demand and of great value. The following gemstones are considered precious stones:

  • Diamond
  • Emerald
  • Ruby
  • Sapphire

Semi-Precious Gemstones

All other coloured gemstones are considered semi-precious stones. Some of the more popular semi-precious stones include Amethyst, Aquamarine, Citrine, Garnet, Morganite, Onyx, Opal, Peridot, Rose Quartz, Tanzanite, Topaz, Tourmaline, and many more.

Precious & Semi-Precious Gemstone Attributes

Each gemstone has its own unique attributes and appeal. For example, Rubies are distinguished for their bright red colour and are said to represent love, energy, and passion; whilst Sapphire is known for its celestial blue colour and is believed to symbolize wisdom, virtue, and good fortune. Additionally, Amethyst is largely connected with spirituality and is a violet variety of quartz, while Topaz is available in various colours and is mostly used as a symbol of love, affection, and sweet disposition.

Choosing the Right Gemstone

With a wide variety of gemstones to choose from in today’s market, it can be difficult to identify which gemstone will suit the wearer’s personality and style. There are several other factors to take into account, such as affordability, availability, durability, and versatility.

Havilah Designer Jewellers are here to offer expert advice to help you choose the best gemstone, jewellery design, and setting. Whether you are looking for precious or semi-precious stones, the Havilah team would like to assist you in finding and creating that perfect piece of gemstone jewellery.

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