Zircon is a gemstone made of the mineral zirconium silicate. It is one of the oldest stones present on earth. People have been wearing jewellery made of zircon since ancient times. The gemstone is a precious mineral known for its attractive features.
People prefer jewellery made of zircon as a substitute for diamonds because zircon has a close resemblance with diamonds. But unlike diamonds, zircon is present in various bright, distinct colours.
The jewellery made from zircon comes in different unique styles and designs that cannot go unnoticed. As zircon is a glassy type object, it makes the ornaments sparkle and dazzle. These stones with various colours can add the perfect pop of colours to your outfits. It is a durable stone, fit for usual wear.
This gemstone is used in all forms of jewellery, such as rings, earrings, necklaces, armbands, bracelets and hair brooches.
Zircon used in jewellery making is available in various colours such as blue, green, yellow, white, orange, red and brown. They are cut in different shapes that include oval, round, marquise, trillion, emerald step and radiance.
The bridal sets made from zircon are popular among people who are fond of gemstone jewellery. Such jewellery comes with exclusive styles and designs such as long-chain necklaces featuring zircon in the lockets/pendants & long matching statement earrings. Short and mid-sized jewellery also uses zircon stones that are cut and faceted into the desired shape.
The natural zircon stone is often confused with cubic zirconia ( CZ). Even though both are used in jewellery, they are two distinctive gemstones. Cubic zirconia is a synthetic version of the natural zirconia stone.Popular CZ jewellery includes drop earrings, necklace motifs, jhumka earrings, gold bracelets, engagement rings and gemstone studded necklace sets.