Metals play a critical role in the creation of contemporary jewelry by affecting appearance, durability and cost. With such a dramatic impact, it’s important that anyone interested in wearing or purchasing jewelry develop a basic understanding of the metallurgy as it relates to jewelry. In an effort to give you a sound foundation, let’s review
Found and appreciated around the world, colorful and sparkling cut gemstones share a universal appeal. The inherent allure of gemstone jewelry, with its myriad color and style combinations, is its ability to create, capture or reflect personal style. Gemstone Jewelry History Featuring gemstones in jewelry dates back thousands and thousands of years. Gemstones and gemstone
  The change of seasons and cooling of the air has us dreaming of rich hues and warm golds. During the Georgian and Victorian eras gold was king in jewelry and other ornamentation. Worn with richly hued fabrics like silks and velvets. Gold during the Georgian and Victorian eras was set with diamonds, turquoise, rubies,
  Typically, men don’t enjoy the idea of wedding planning. However, some men do. If you are anyhow convinced for the wedding planning stuff and need some helpful advice, this post has got you covered. Instead of first buying an engagement ring and then looking for a wedding ring or wedding set before the big
Caring for your precious gems is achievable and easy. It is not a must for you to have expensive products or high-tech equipment to keep the jewelry pieces safe. This basic knowledge on gemstone jewelry care will save you a lot of trouble. Contrary to what we know, gems can’t last forever, especially when you don’t
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Some things in life are meant to last forever, your marriage, your engagement ring, that carton of baking soda that has been sitting in your fridge for years doing whatever it is that baking soda in the fridge is supposed to do. When it comes to something as important, special, and meaningful as picking out
Choosing the right colour of gold for your wedding band really comes down to personal preference. The winner of this tug of war between white gold versus yellow gold often depends on several factors from the colour preference of the person who wears it to the durability of the metal. The difference between white gold
Wearing Jewellery: Don’t wear your jewellery during task: While performing manual task it is advised to remove your jewellery, to prevent physical damage or exposure to harsh chemicals. Some of the common task that should be avoided while wearing jewellery includes kitchen work, gardening, cleaning of the house & other common tasks. Put on the
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Pearls have been among the most valued gems in the world. Symbolizing purity and Chasity, they’ve not only been If you’re in the habit of buying pearls, your most fundamental question when buying from an unknown dealer would probably be “Is this a genuine pearl?”. With a huge variety of pearls available in the market
Emerald is a variety of the mineral beryl, coloured green by trace amounts of chromium and sometimes vanadium. Beryl has a hardness of 7.5–8 on the Mohs scale. Most Emeralds are highly included, so their toughness is classified as generally poor. And yet, the rarity of finding a beautiful emerald in rich hues makes it