It is said that the eyes are the window to the soul. They can be the most
attractive and telling of all our features. Women have accented their eyes
since ancient times to enhance their beauty. Gemstones are another way to
enhance and complement the eyes with their rich variety of colors, patterns
and depth. The following is a short guide for choosing the best stones to
suit your eyes color.
they are best matched with not so much as blue stones as with complementary colors
such as orange and gold. Opal, moonstone, mandarin (orange) garnet, coral, citrine,
rose quartz, and aventurine - they are all excellent for blue eyes.
gemstones of more intense tones are suitable for them: bright-blue turquoise, coral,
amethyst, amazonite, azurite, lapis lazuli, and garnet.
they are best emphasized with sparkling stones, such as tigereye, goldstone, opal,
aragonite, obsidian, hematite, and labradorite (spectrolite).
goldstone, bronzite, aragonite, jasper and carnelian go well with gold eyes.
the best match for gray eyes are bluish and grayish stones: smoky quartz, labradorite,
phantom quartz, aquamarine, smoky carnelian, moonstone, opal, clear rock crystal.
the expressiveness of the eyes is strongly emphasized by the green tones of these
stones: agate, green turquoise, malachite, serpentine, green aventurine, nephrite,
peridot, and unakite.
jade, serpentine, yellow turquoise, rhyolite, and aquamarine especially suit green eyes.
they harmonize wonderfully with cornelian, bronzite, rhodonite, jasper, onyx, rhyolite,
and with dark amber.
Ice blue eyes:
such eyes gain radiance and luster when compared with stones like the purest ice. The
following stones and gems are also highly recommended for this type of eyes: clear
quartz, aquamarine, lilac-pale amethyst, moonstone, and opal.
Dark, black stones, and white and clear stones like clear quartz (clear rock crystal),
white pearl, lavastone, black onyx, obsidian (volcanic glass), hematite will match all