If diamonds are a woman's best friends, jewelry is can surely be tagged as their first love. Women absolutely love jewelry and their tastes have been varied in different times. But the love is consistent. However, jewelry is not what it used to be ten years back. New styles and patterns have emerged and won the heart of the young generation of women. Beaded jewelry, button jewelry, string jewelry and many more. Young women have always wanted to take a break from the regular metals like silver and gold. But the above stated styles only make for casual wears. So how do we manage the formal affairs ?

Semi precious stone jewelry or the gemstone jewelry is a smart answer to the question. You can buy jewelry in different colors and styles to match your formal wears and party dresses. Lets have a look at different stones that you can look at in different colors. Studded in a variety of metals – gold, silver and platinum, they look absolutely stunning and brilliant.

Pearls: Pearls are lustrous white stones found in the sea. Pearls have always been associated with elegance and austere beauty. White pearls make beautiful jewelry pieces in all forms of ornaments, be it a ring, ear rings, necklace, beaded pearl necklace, bracelets, etc. It is a very good stone to match with formal wears both Indian and western. Also looks good with semi casuals.

Amethyst: Amethyst are beautiful stones found in vivid purple shades. It is basically a transparent version of quartz, which has crystal-like shine and looks very beautiful when studded as a big huge chunk. It specially looks very nice as big cocktail ring or as a long, chunky necklace. Goes well solo, studded in platinum and teamed with western party wears.

Emerald: The best of green shade that is available in more than one versions of the basic green. Emerald looks beautiful when matched with contrasting gemstones. A garnet and emerald combination looks very beautiful in a choker and ear rings set. Emerald can give a traditional look also. Looks very nice when matched with Indian dresses.

Garnet: Garnet is bright red is a nice deep color that will go with red and black both the colors. It does not have much of a luster but looks very nice with a deep red tone. Can also be matched with other pieces of gemstone jewelry. Gold, silver and platinum all look good with the stone, You can also go for string jewelry with these stones strung in exotic designs.