Fall is here, and you know what that means – pumpkin spice, football, and the chance to have a little bit of fun before it gets too cold to have a good time. Whether you’re heading out on an apple picking excursion with your friends or it’s time for a romantic date night with your special someone, you’ll want to look your best. Colored gemstone jewelry is the hot trend right now. There are four gemstones that pair brilliantly with sweater-weather apparel:

Citrines

Have you ever noticed that the autumn sunshine has a special kind of lasting brilliance that lingers in your memory? Citrine captures that exact golden hue in gem form. Designers are working with larger citrines to create stunning cocktail rings as well as fun to wear pendants and bracelets. Citrine is a little bit light sensitive, so when you’re not wearing your citrines, make sure to store them out of direct sunlight.

Smoky Quartz

Quartz comes in many colors. You’re probably familiar with amethyst, which is purple quartz, as well as the soft pink rose quartz. Smoky quartz is a lovely transparent charcoal color, which pairs beautifully with the lush jewel tones so popular in fall fashion. Smoky quartz looks stunning set in yellow or white gold; diamond accents can bring a piece from nice to extraordinary. Added Bonus: Smoky quartz wears well into winter – it looks gorgeous paired with black and white.

Rubies

Dark red rubies evoke sugar maple leaves changing color; more scarlet hues bring to mind the bright red apples autumn is known for. One of the most precious gemstones, ruby is July’s birthstone as well as being a top choice for holiday wear, including Christmas and Valentine’s Day. Increasing numbers of couples are choosing rubies for custom engagement rings as well – good to know if you’re planning to propose in the pumpkin patch!

Garnets

Among the bountiful fall harvest, you’ll find pomegranates. That fruit’s small seeds are said to resemble garnets, very dark red gemstones that tend to be quite small. When set together in quantity, garnets create a dazzling vintage inspired look. Great for anyone who likes the classics, as well as people who want to add an element of rich decadence to their look.