Gemstone Trends for 2023: What's Hot in Handmade Jewelry

In 2023, the world of handmade jewelry continues to evolve with captivating gemstone trends that have been captivating jewelry enthusiasts and fashion-forward individuals. This year, we're witnessing a delightful fusion of timeless elegance and contemporary flair, where gemstones take center stage in a myriad of captivating colors, cuts, and styles. Join us on this journey through the latest gemstone trends in handmade jewelry for 2023.

 Moody Gemstone Colors

In 2023 is all about embracing rich, moody hues in handmade jewelry. Deep, dark gemstones like Ruby, Alexandrite, and sapphire have been making a comeback. These gemstones not only exude sophistication but also add a touch of mystery to your jewelry collection. Think about pairing deep red rubies with rose gold for a regal and romantic look, or create a stunning contrast by setting dark sapphires in white gold.

For those seeking the perfect embodiment of this moody gemstone trend, look no further than the ''Vine Trilogy 0.7 carat Round cut Lab-Created Sapphire and Diamond Engagement Ring in White Gold''. This exquisite ring not only captures the essence of moody gemstones but also holds special meaning. Sapphires, especially in deep blue tones like this lab-created gem, are the birthstone for September, making them an ideal choice for those born in this month.. Its nature-inspired design, featuring a trilogy of stones representing the past, present, and future, adds a meaningful touch. This ring is the epitome of timeless sophistication and is a perfect choice for engagement rings, showcasing the moody gemstone trend of 2023.

 Sustainable Gemstones

In an era of heightened environmental consciousness, the spotlight is on sustainable gemstones—ethically sourced, responsibly mined, including lab-grown diamonds, recycled sapphires, and traceable emeralds—embraced by proud handmade jewelry artisans for their eco-friendly beauty. At ShyGems Jewelry, we're dedicated to ethically sourcing our gemstones, ensuring transparency and responsibility throughout our jewelry-making process. With every ShyGems order, you receive an authenticity certificate, guaranteeing the ethical origin of our gemstones, providing you with peace of mind while supporting responsible practices.

One of our best-selling sustainable gemstone rings is the "Pave 1.25 Carat Pear Cut Lab-Created Ruby and Diamond Classic Engagement Ring in White Gold." This exquisite ring embodies our commitment to sustainability and beauty. The lab-created ruby offers a vibrant red hue without the environmental impact of traditional mining. Its classic design and ethical gemstone make it a meaningful choice for any special occasion, representing sustainable luxury at its finest.

Vintage-inspired Jewelry

Vintage-inspired jewelry has taken center stage in the world of handmade jewelry, with a resurgence of antique-inspired designs such as Edwardian Filigree and Art Deco styles defining the essence of 2023. These designs infuse a sense of timeless romance into gemstone jewelry, igniting a vibrant inner charm that results in pieces of unparalleled elegance and uniqueness.

At ShyGems, we've always believed in the enduring allure of vintage inspiration, and many of our jewelry pieces incorporate these timeless elements. In the spirit of 2023's vintage-inspired jewelry trend, we're excited to recommend one of our best-selling diamond vintage jewelry bridal ring sets: the "Vintage Prong Setting 1.50 CT TDW Round Cut Diamond Milgrain Wedding Ring Sets for Her." This ring set is perfect for traditional jewelry enthusiasts seeking a blend of vintage charm and modern elegance, ensuring your style always stands out and never goes out of fashion."

Organic and Freeform Designs

In 2023, there's a growing fascination with organic and freeform designs in handmade jewelry. Irregularly shaped gemstones, asymmetrical arrangements, and nature-inspired motifs are gaining prominence. Artisans are letting their creativity flow, resulting in jewelry that mirrors the beauty of the natural world. These pieces evoke a sense of whimsy and individuality that resonates with many.

One outstanding example of this trend is our "Antique Tiara Design 0.75 Carat Round Cut Transparent Moss Green Agate and Diamond Milgrain Art Deco Wedding Ring Sets in White Gold for Her" from ShyGems Jewelry. This stunning piece seamlessly combines the essence of organic design with a touch of Art Deco sophistication. With its uniquely shaped moss green agate gemstone and intricate milgrain details, this ring set captures the beauty of the natural world while exuding a sense of timeless elegance. It's the perfect embodiment of the 2023 trend for those seeking jewelry that reflects the whimsy and individuality inspired by nature.

Bold Statements with Statement Stones

Statement gemstones are a big trend for 2023. Think oversized cocktail rings adorned with show-stopping gems like tanzanite, aquamarine, and citrine. These bold, eye-catching pieces are perfect for making a statement and adding a touch of glamour to any outfit. Pair a statement gemstone ring with a simple ensemble to let it steal the spotlight.

For those seeking to embrace this trend, we present the "Beaded Star Halo 1.10 Carat Oval Cut Lab Created Alexandrite And Diamond Four Prong Pendant Necklace in White Gold" from ShyGems Jewelry. This exquisite pendant necklace combines the allure of statement gemstones with a timeless design. The lab-created alexandrite, with its color-changing properties, adds a captivating dimension to your style. Whether you're attending a special event or elevating your everyday look, this pendant necklace is the perfect choice to showcase the 2023 trend and make a bold, fashionable statement.

Layered Gemstone Necklaces

Layering isn't just for clothing; it's also a prominent trend in gemstone jewelry for 2023. Mix and match gemstone necklaces of varying lengths and styles to create a unique and personalized look. You can experiment with gemstones of different colors and shapes to achieve a harmonious, layered effect that's both chic and versatile.

To embark on your layering journey, we recommend one of our "Bezel Emerald Cut Black Onyx Pendant Necklaces - 18K White Gold Plating over Silver - Mixed Chain 2 Layered Necklace Set for Women" from ShyGems Jewelry. This set allows you to effortlessly achieve the layered look with its carefully designed pair of necklaces. The black onyx pendants, adorned with bezel emerald cuts, add an elegant and stylish touch to your ensemble. It's the ideal choice for those looking to embrace the 2023 gemstone layering trend, allowing you to create a fashion-forward and personalized statement.

In 2023, the world of handmade jewelry continues to embrace a diverse range of gemstone trends. From moody, deep colors to sustainable and vintage-inspired designs, there's something to cater to every taste and style. Whether you're a jewelry enthusiast or a creator, these trends offer a wealth of inspiration and the opportunity to adorn yourself with gemstone pieces that are as unique as they are beautiful. As we progress through the year, keep an eye out for these captivating gemstone trends and let them add a touch of magic to your jewelry collection.