Mens Turquoise Rings
Compared to the women's options, men's jewellery choices can seem somewhat limited. However, that certainly doesn't have to be the case when it comes to vibrant and stylish men's turquoise rings.
Whether you're looking for just a touch of colour or for an all out precious stone statement, there is a turquoise ring style to suit. Usually crafted from polished silver, they are tranquil pieces that draw attention without looking too flashy.
A men's turquoise ring doesn't have to be set in silver, it can be a gold, stainless steel, titanium or tungsten design, as the colour or the stone itself always contrasts beautifully against the metal.
Types of men's turquoise rings
Although turquoise has been around for hundreds of years, it is not reserved for traditional styling. It can be used in contemporary ring designs as well as more classically influenced ones.
The most popular ring styles would include: Solitaire style where the stone takes centre stage on a usually thinner band setting. Signet rings , a traditional gentlemen's design that is often associated with an emblem and the simplistic band ring , a style that incorporates the stone, rather than elevating it.
The right style for you will depend on how much of the stone you would like to showcase, how thick you want your metal setting to be and the overall look you want to achieve.
What is turquoise?
Turquoise is a precious stone that occurs naturally and has been highly regarded since ancient Egyptian times. It's a combination of minerals that gives it the opaque blue to green colour that it is known for. There is a strict criteria to be met before the stone can be officially considered as turquoise.
Turquoise is the official birthstone for the month of December, making it a perfect present or personal touch for those born in the twelfth month.