Style Tips: Milky White Gemstones

Summer whites

One of 2015’s key colour trends saw a whitewash of jeans, shirts, dresses, trenches and more all worn in beautiful unison. Head-to-toe whites brought a fresh and crisp look to spring and continues to compliment and accentuate summer tans throughout the year. White has always been a popular jewellery colour especially with pearls being a much coveted gemstone for brides and fashion-conscious females alike. Shades of white make a wonderful contrast against all skin tones keeping the style understated with pure and simple statements.

A popular palette albeit one of very few nuances, we looked to our gemstone jewellery hoard to find the best and brightest whites in moonstone, mother of pearl, opal, agate and more. Here are a few of our style tips to accessorise your whites and incorporate some jewels into your look.

White gemstone Art Deco ring

Throw Some Shapes
Where colour is simple, texture and shape can be used to draw attention. Try a checkerboard cut stone that glistens as it moves, or choose a smooth cabochon with some extra detailing. Sharp and angular marcasite that sparkles is a favourite of ours. Similarly, choose between matte and iridescence for difference in depth and tone. Moonstone, mother of pearl and opal have a beautiful gloss that can flaunt many hues of colour, whereas white agate gemstones are more classically cloudy and opaque.

white gemstone rings

White gemstone jewellery

Everything’s Going to be All White
Mix white stones with white metals for a clean and polished look. If you’re a die hard golden girl, yellow and rose gold can provide a little more neutrality with a lux feel.

Mother of pearl rings

Dare to layer
With a simple selection of colours, you have some room to play with volume. Try layering and stacking your rings and bracelets or team different lengths of pearl necklaces with matching studs for a unified look.

See our selection of white gemstone jewellery favourites in sterling silver and gold…


1. Yellow Gold Opal Stud Earrings, £75
2. Yellow Gold Opal & Diamond Pendant, £149
3. Yellow Gold Five Stone Opal Ring, £109
4. Yellow Gold Amour Damier Pearl Bracelet, £65

White gemstone silver jewellery

1. Sterling Silver White Agate & Diamond Pear Drop Pendant, £45
2. Sterling Silver White Topaz Heart Drop Earrings, £35
3. Sterling Silver Freshwater Pearl & Marcasite Flower Stud Earrings, £19
4. Sterling Silver Art Nouveau Moonstone & Marcasite Ring, £25
5. Sterling Silver Mother of Pearl & Marcasite Oval Statement Ring, £35
6. Sterling Silver Art Deco Marcasite & Mother of Pearl Ring, £25

Visit Gemondo’s selection of white gemstone jewellery here for stunning and natural gemstone rings, earrings, necklaces and more.

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