Diverse in colour and rich in appearance, Zircon gemstones really make an exceptional centre stone for an antique ring. Not to be confused with cubic zirconia, Zircon is beautiful natural gemstone that has appeared in jewellery ever since it was first discovered in the late 18th century. Let’s explore more about this mysterious and relatively unknown gemstone that has been featured in many stunning antique jewellery pieces.
A stone of propserity
Why Zircon Gemstones?
Believed to bring prosperity to the wearer and help with emotional understanding, Zircon gemstones have grown in popularity over the last few years for a myriad reasosns. The dazzling appearance and clarity of these gemstones make them a perfect alternative for diamond. While this gemstone can be found in a number of colours from pale yellow to dark brown to even vivid blue, colourless zircon features stunning flashes of multi coloured light - this brilliance and fire can only be beaten by diamond. Blue Zircon gemstones were particularly popular during the Victorian times however this could be due to zircons being mistaken for other gemstones such as sapphire.
Antique Zircon Rings
Blue Zircon gemstones were particulry popular in the late 19th century and ealry 20th century. The stunning appeal of this vivid blue/green gemstones has led it be heavily featured in numerous