Gemstone Picks: Go Green

Choose from a variety of green gemstones to show your unique style.

If green is your thing — or the perfect hue to polish your wardrobe — you have plenty of reasons to embrace it. Green gemstones range from the classic emerald to green-leaning turquoise to green garnets. When opting for green gemstone jewelry, your options are vast, with each stone exuding its own special attribute.

No matter what stone you choose to go green, you’ll be sure to showcase your own unique style.


Emerald is the premier precious green gemstone, evoking images of a bright, classic green hue. In actuality, emeralds come in a variety of shades of green, ranging from light and bright to a deeper bluish green. Emerald is the traditional birthstone for May.


Peridot is a bright and vibrant gemstone, ranging in color from yellowish green to lime to olive green. Historically, its hue and beauty sometimes led it to be confused with emerald. Peridot is a birthstone for August.

Green tourmaline

Tourmaline comes in a wide variety of colors, making it a favorite of jewelry designers and a stone that has a shade for everyone. Popular hues include not only green but also red, pink, blue, purple and black. Tourmaline can display several colors in the same stone, too. Tourmaline, along with opal, is an October birthstone.

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