Green Gemstones and Green Stone Names

Loose green gemstone

Seeing green? Don't be jealous; we are talking jewelry, of course. Choose from a variety of green gems and other green jewelry to show your unique style. Jewelry featuring green gemstones comes in a variety of shades and styles. You’ll always make an enchanting statement when you go green. Let’s explore various green stones!

Loose emerald green gemstone


The emerald is likely the most well known green gemstone. It's a classic gemstone choice and remained popular throughout the ages. Emeralds come in a variety of green tones, but the classic bold green color that might remind you of a lush forest is the most popular. The emerald is the birthstone for those born in May. However, emerald jewelry makes a classic choice for any occasion.

Loose peridot green gem


The peridot is a vibrant, often lighter green color and certainly stands out from the crowd! You’ll find peridot in colors ranging from light green to olive green. Legend says the peridot helps ward off danger and bad dreams. The peridot is also the birthstone for those born in the month of August.

Two loose alexandrite stones


The alexandrite is a rare stone that appears to change colors! This beautiful stone can look bright green in daylight and purple or blue indoors. The alexandrite is a rare stone, but you can find beautiful lab-created alexandrite gemstones. White gold or sterling silver settings accent alexandrite jewelry beautifully.


The jade gemstone has historical links to China and includes strong cultural ties. Jade ranges in color from speckles of green and white to emerald green. You may know it as a paler, but striking green like a seaside pool. The green colors are almost always opaque looking. Jade stones are very durable, making it a great stone for everyday jewelry wear. Shop jade jewelry necklaces, earrings and more.

Loose green quartz gem

Green Quartz

Green quartz jewelry comes in all shades of green. The green quartz is a beautiful alternative to the emerald. Sometimes it’s added to other green stones to enhance the appearance of the jewelry design. Green quartz jewelry is available in white gold, yellow gold and more.

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Other green jewelry options include the labradorite, rare green garnets or the green tourmaline. There are certain jewelry designs that feature green without adding gemstones. Green enamel jewelry is a colorful way to add a pop of color to your jewelry. Stop by a Kay store near you to explore all types of jewelry for all fashion tastes.