The beautiful alexandrite Jewelry is so exquisite and precious that it makes any wearer feel like royalty. Named after Alexander II, this stone has the most captivating feature of colour changing phenomena which is exhibited by no other gemstone. Because of this, the stone exhibits a green colour in natural sunlight but transforms to red colour in bulb or artificial light and because of this feature many jewellers call the gemstone emerald by day, ruby by night. Due to some mineral presences, the colour can also be blue to purple but the fact remains that the colour transformation is quite intense and is highly pleasurable to watch.
However, because of the aforementioned, purchasing this can be quite difficult for individuals as the authentic ones are high priced and quite rare. Depending on the stone quality, chances are that the buyer would have to spend a small or large fortune. There are several things which can make looking for an alexandrite easier and the first one amongst them is the color change phenomena. If the color change is strong and intense then the price of the jewelry will shoot up. Apart from this, the origin of the stone is also crucial as the Russian alexandrite is more valuable as it is of superior quality and quite rare. The other natural deposits are seen in some parts of Brazil, Africa, India and Sri Lanka.
With alexandrite, it is easy to make a panache and confident statement and one of the best ways is to go for alexandrite ring with matching earrings. The large rings are also popular amongst men who wish to look different. When going for such expensive jewellery, it is best to get an authenticity certificate from any reputed gemstone laboratory. However, the reputed jewellers and stores always sell their alexandrite with the certificate. The large alexandrite stones are mostly used for creating rings whilst the smaller and cut stones are used in bracelets and necklaces.
Because of their rare nature, the alexandrite jewelry can also be used as investment. Moreover, many consider it a good omen to own alexandrite as it is said to exhibit positive vibrations that aid the nervous system whilst many have also experienced healing properties. Moreover, it is also said that the stone can boost confidence and self esteem of a person. Although it is semi precious, the alexandrite is seen to command price that is in line with diamonds, emeralds, rubies and sapphires. Being 8.5 mohs on the hardness scale, the alexandrite is seen to be a good option for jewelry as they can be easily cut. They don???t require a lot of care but it is best to protect them from extreme climates, knocks, scratches and even harsh chemicals.