Estate jewelry or vintage jewelry is often known as period jewelry too. Jewelry thus classified may belong to many eras such as Georgian, Victorian and Art Nouveau. What do all these terms mean? How do you identify which era a particular piece of jewelry belongs to? We search for answers for all these questions and come up with some interesting insights in the process. ...– Mark

 

Blue Sapphire»

A post by Erum

Sapphire occurs in metamorphic rocks, lavas and pegmatites however production is mostly from placer gravels. Major areas include Sri Lanka, Australia, Kashmir, Myanmar (Burma), Thailand, The USA and Cambodia. Sapphires are also found in other localities such as China, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Mozambique and Madagascar.....

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Tanzanite Stones»

A post by Erum Ali Qureshi

Popular for its intense deep violet to blue color, Tanzanite is actually the commercial name given to the mineral Zoisite. This beautiful gem is increasingly being used in fine jewelry across the globe instead of the much-used and hugely popular blue sapphire . Here we take a look at the properties and characteristics that distinguish it from other similar looking stones like iolite and blue sapphire. ....

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Know your Ruby»

A post by Erum

The first clue to a true ruby's identity will obviously be its color. The name ruby is derived from the Latin 'ruber' meaning red. Corundum in its pure form is virtually colorless; the color red is induced due to the presence of impurities in the form of trace elements chromium or iron within the crystal structure of the gemstone. Ruby may range in color from red to purplish- or brownish red and deep pinkish-red. The most desired color for ruby is a deep red tinged with blue known traditionally as 'pigeon's blood' red though such terms are used increasingly rarely nowadays.....

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Know Your Aquamarine»

A post by Erum

With a name that literally means sea water, the most acceptable color for this stone is a clear transparent sky-blue. Much Aquamarine has a bluish-green color, and the color is caused due to the presence of iron unlike emerald in which chromium is the coloring agent.....

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Colored Diamonds»

A post by Neelanjana Ghosh

Only 1 percent of the world's total diamond is colored, which makes these gems a rarity and their value priceless. Among all the colors of diamond found on earth red is probably the rarest and therefore most sought after. There is a collection of only thirty-five exquisite pieces of red diamonds across the world. Found by a farmer from Brazil, the Moussaieff Red diamond weighs 5.11 carats and is the largest red rock in the world. ....

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Bling Jewellery»

A post by Neelanjana

Bling jewellery is primarily a form of jewellery which are worn by singers, rockers, rappers and stars but with its gaining popularity it also means large statement making pieces with gemstones worn by society ladies and celebrities. Over the years this line of Bling jewellery now is no more restricted with rappers and singers. Many personalities from different walks of life love this ice effect on them. Soccer stars, Tennis stars, celebrated names from the film industry use Bling accessories and ornaments to adorn themselves. ....

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Rose Gold Jewelry»

A post by Madunbanti

Women have changed, their preferences have changed, so have changed the color of gold. It has been long since the designers have started thinking beyond yellow and they have come up with the options of colors in gold. Pink is essentially identified with everything that is soft and feminine and the designers are making the most of it in their lines of rose gold jewelry. No wonder, rose gold jewelry tops the chart as one of the most desired Valentine gifts and most coveted possession for the betrothed couples. ....

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Tanzanite Properties»

A post by Neelanjana Ghosh

The gemstone Tanzanite ranges in blue, violet and lavender shades and is a form of the mineral Zoisite which is a calcium aluminium silicate. The colour of Zoisite ranges from shades of greyish brown to white. In its raw stage Tanzanite is usually found brownish and very rarely, blue, violet or deep brown irregular sized crystals, often with broken ends. ....

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Diamond Flaws»

A post by Shweta

Diamonds flaws could be described as inclusions that hinder the beauty same as the black image in beautiful full moon. These are inside as well as outside the gemstone and there presence always pinches because these flaws make the dazzling stone imperfect. ....

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Conflict Diamonds»

A post by Shweta Dhanuka

Conflict Diamonds are referred to those stones that originate from vicinity controlled by the group of people who are recognized as rebel in the eyes of the government. Such stones are put on the market for sale to provide finances for the illicit and illegitimate action of these rebels, military and terrorist factions. Converted diamond, Blood diamond and War diamond are additional names for this diamond variant. ....

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Healing with gemstones»

A post by Mark

Examples of illnesses that allegedly can be healed..

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Making money off your inherited gold»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Just found out some yellow trinkets out of your family vault? If they happen to be too old fashioned for your sense of style, then why overcrowd your jewelry wardrobe unnecessarily? This is the high time you can make good profit out of your old gold. But you should take measured steps so that you are not fooled by the jewelers. The article sows you ways how you can make maximum profit.....

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Making money out of gold futures»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

We are in the middle of a great bull run on gold! If you are ready to take the plunge and want some cool returns by making a minimum investment, then the article is specially written for you. It will help you understand the nuances of futures trading in gold. ....

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Gold as Investment»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Throughout the history, gold too has been subject to price volatility and uncertainty. But every time it resurfaced with fresh all-time-highs. One thing the profit-hungry investors hate most is any kind of uncertainty and this is precisely what makes gold the more preferable option in the portfolio of an average individual investor. ....

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Gold Futures Trading Introduction»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Both in the developing world and in the developed ones, the gold is treated as an asset class in itself. But in the backward economies, you have to trade in gold physically to take advantage from its price volatility. Contrastingly in the developed nations, where commodity futures market have flourished for years, you don't have to buy or sell gold from physical market to cut profit out of it. Here hoarding gold is replaced by trading in gold future. ....

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Emerald deposits are found all over the world, the primary mines being in parts of USA, Brazil, Madagascar, Africa, India and Australia. ....

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Important Sapphire Mines In The World»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Sapphires are beautiful stones found in myriad colors like blue, yellow, orange, purple and even pink. The most expensive sapphires are not those which have been heat treated but those which have been mined as nature intended them to be - straight from the depths of the earth. These are the rich & vibrant blue sapphires. Sapphires are mined all over the world. There are sapphire mines in India, Ceylon, Burma, Australia, Brazil, Thailand, Vietnam, USA, and Africa. ....

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Titanium Facts»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

Titanium is one of the unique discoveries in the 18th century. It was initially known as Manachite and was retrieved in the impure form. It is an amazing metal, as it possesses the extreme eminence. It is the only metal having the strength of steel but weight comparable to aluminum. Therefore it is best named after Titans of Greek mythology, recognized for their intense strength. The name 'Titanium' was given by German chemist, Martin Kloproth. This incredible metal is certainly the perfect blend of strength, lightweight, beauty and biocompatibility. It is quite fortunate that modern jewelry designer identified the artistic benefits of this miraculous metal and created breathtaking jewelries for women as well as men. ....

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Costume Jewellery»

A post by Shweta Dhanuka

Costume jewellery gained its existence way back in early 20th century. As the name "costume" specifies it was referred to the clothes, which now is also called as 'outfit'. Therefore, jewellery that was worn in accordance with the clothes was known as Costume Jewellery. Other than the clothes related jewellery, costume jewellery was also referred to the jewellery worn for stage performance in theaters. Fashion jewellery, glass-beaded jewellery and fake jewellery are its additional names. ....

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Finger Jewelry»

A post by Nandita Ray

There are the Gothic finger jewelry, the Rappers, the Bling Bling as they like to call it, the Hip Hop, the Bikers finger jewelry, full finger jewelry, two rings or three rings finger rings and their likes. Each design has its own exclusive name, and is oversize; humongous heavy metal ring or a gigantic ring, studded with diamonds or flashing gemstones and this form, this air of lavishness gives it a matchless almost peerless status of its own.....

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Dog Collars»

A post by Nandita Ray

Dog collars can be fashioned out of plastic, nylon, steel, brass, PVC, leather, cloth, suede, it can be hand painted or embroidered, machine made or hand crafted. Stones, crystals, rhinestones, pearls, glass beads and metal studs can be attached on them. They come in various sizes and prices. Choose a collar depending on your pet. Collars for a stroll, jogging, partying or just plain merry making, choose collars with care since not all collars are sturdy or meant for boisterous activity. Collars should show and not get hidden. Ergo collars also depend on the breed of your pet and its demeanor. Collars for 'ladies/girls' or for 'the stud' is often differentiated and available.....

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Surat Diamond Industry»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Are you a globe trotter at the heart? Does the dazzle of diamonds drive you crazy? Then you must add the name of Surat to your global diamond itinerary. The Surat diamonds will help you explore the rich heritage of traditional Indian gems and jewelries and rediscover the magic of unknown India beyond its Ayurvedic spas, elephant safaris or mysticism! ....

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Since more than centuries, crystals and gemstones have been worn as amulets and talismans. Some stones that are worn as amulets or talisman generate a particular feelings of reassure and harmony, while others seem heated and insistent at time even irritableness. There are several stones that at times may even appear to be packed with excitement and mirth, but well there are these other stones that appear gloomy and depressing. ....

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Trillion Carat Diamond»

A post by Shalina Khemlani

Substantiating with the subject matter, astronomers have in point of fact found a diamond in the sky which is in a straight line above Australia. It has now been recognized as one of the biggest known diamond that exists in the whole of this creation. American astronomers located at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre which deals with the Astrophysics, have found a white dwarf star in the constellation of Centaurus. This is quite close to the Southern Cross and is seen more than a 3000-kilometre-wide interior of the crystallized carbon, or can also be called as a diamond. It is one of the most recently discovered diamonds by the astronomers, a diamond star which will certainly weigh up to 10 billion trillion carats. The astronomers have fittingly given it a title of a diamond, as it is mainly consist of crystallized carbon that are out together by a slim coating of hydrogen and helium gasses in the required proportion. ....

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Platinum Facts»

A post by Shalina Khemlani

Platinum, a metal that one can certainly marvel at! Apart from being the most expensive metal, it is one of the most beautiful metals that are used to make precious jewelry. When combined with its enormously high melting point, this metal makes crafting jewelry designs extremely inflexible and intricate, reason being its rigidity, resistances to flexibility and lack of softness. ....

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Stainless steel tongue rings are the preferred choice for tongue piercing as they are very safe, can be made into a number of designs and most importantly, are easy on the pocket. Today body piercing is becoming something of a status symbol in contemporary society. High quality steel and other material just means that your options boil down to a simple choice of whether one wants to do tongue piercing or not. Tongue piercing saw its birth around the 1980s. Generally rings are not used but then it all depends on what your personal taste and style quotient is. If you are going in for tongue rings then it is best to get professional advice and ensure that you go to a qualified person to get it done.....

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Synthetic Gems Trick or Treat»

A post by Basundhara Mitra

The word 'gem' etymologically means precious stone, a stone that is of very high value. However, it is interesting to note that the Latin 'gemma' originates from the root 'gen-' meaning to produce. While authentic gems are produced by Mother Nature, Man has also dared to produce gems of diverse variety. ....

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Chain Making»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

As with all jewelry, chain making is not a simple process. It too involves a number of stages and it's a long way from the raw material to the final finished product. Invention of the wire helped the goldsmiths to craft chains from gold and its alloys. Neolithic men found gold very pliant, soft and supple and they hammered and pounded it to take any form and shape and also stretch its length. Perhaps this was the birth of chain and chain making. Till the 18th century chain was handcrafted, laborious and time consuming. It still is. By twisting and turning the wire different shapes are formed and linking one link with the other forms the most basic chain. ....

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Synthetic Diamonds»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

Synthetic diamond is also known as cultured diamond or artificial diamond. This man-made created stone possess almost same physical and chemical properties as that of real diamonds. Today, across the globe players like LifeGem, Diamond Innovations, Adia Diamonds, Gemesis, Chatham Gems, Apollo Diamonds and Tairus etc produce approximately 3 billion carats of synthetic diamonds. ....

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Dog Charms»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

Stylish dogs, Haute Couture for the K9, well established designer labels; trendy designs are all now an established part of dog culture. "It's a dog's life" is passé. No longer are the dogs treated with disdain eating scraps of food thrown at them or living in a dog's house! Pampering and molly coddling your canine is a popular trend these days. Maintaining and supporting a better life for pets is no longer a novelty but a life style. "Love me; Love my dog" is in vogue. Pampered Pets reported in 2003 that 'Americans are treating their pets like "Aristocrats". It was found out by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association that U.S. residents will spend an estimated 31 billion dollars on pet products including food, vet care, accessories, toys and jewelry. ....

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Dog Tags»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

A dog tag is fashioned on the original bar code ‘slave’ to show possession, it now carries name and related information regarding your dog. Worn by soldiers as a mark of identification, in 1944, dog tags are dog’s ID card. Preferably they should be flat and rectangular so that they can carry all relevant information. ....

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Dogs Jewellery»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

It has been established that 90% of dog owners doll up their pets with scarves and ribbons, 60% in sweaters or winter coat or rain coat, while 23% of owners say that they own a fancy leash or collar studded with gemstones or sparklers! ....

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Dog Necklaces»

A post by Ardamun

You need to buy dog necklaces that suit your dog. Just for this very reason, there are different types of dog necklaces available with the jewelers. There are dog necklaces available to match with the color of your dog, and with its size. For big and massive dogs there are heavy necklaces, and for small dogs and lapdogs, delicate necklaces are what are required. ....

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Turquoise Jewellery»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

In many cultures, turquoise jewelry is much more than a beauty wears. They believed turquoise changed its color with the wearer's health and the magical power of this gem will protect them from diseases and unwanted forces.....

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Mens Wedding Bands»

A post by Ritika Changrani

A wedding is the ultimate celebration of love, an occasion when two people promise to live together "for better or for worse". No wedding would ever be complete without a wedding ring. The time when men never wore wedding bands is now a thing of past. Modern men opt to wear a wedding band as a symbol of their love and commitment towards their spouse. ....

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Mens Bracelets»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Men realize that wearing a bracelet is to make people aware of their fashion quotient and of how cool they look, so they have started wearing bracelets as part of their daily attire. Be it a meeting, party or any casual outing, men can be seen sporting fashionable bracelets in different designs and materials. ....

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Mens Rings»

A post by RITIKA CHANGRANI

Men and women all love jewelry. Be it wedding or some other function, jewelry is must. When it comes to jewelry, rings form an important part of the ensemble. Women love the delicate rings with embedded stones while men love to have thick and simple rings. Remember, choosing a ring for a man is never that easy. But a good ring can surely win a heart. Rings are the best gift for any man. ....

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Mens Jewelry»

A post by RITIKA CHANGRANI

We generally associate "jewelry" with what a woman will possess and men wearing jewelry is not generally thought of. Men's jewelry is not a new fashion fad but has been there since the time of Kings and Emperors and continues even today. ....

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Barbell Earrings»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Barbell style jewelry has a contemporary history. This fashion was popularized by Jim Ward in the 1970s, founder of Gauntlet (The first body-piercing studio in the United States) in the contemporary society. But he was not the only claimant of all the credit for it.. ....

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Labret Piercing»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

Labret or Mao is a form of body piercing started by the ancient tribes. Many parts of the body is pierced, nose, ears, belly button, eyebrows, breasts and lips. Piercing of the lips is called labret piercing and is usually done on the bottom lip. Some people prefer to call all body piercing as labret piercing. ....

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Seeds Jewelry»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

Seeds from various plants are not only sturdy and pretty with deep colors, but also have medicinal properties and are worn not only as jewelry but also for health reasons. Some are used as prayer beads. ....

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Emerald Gemstone Varieties»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Emeralds differ in shine and color depending upon the locale of its mine. It is only the Columbian emerald that has the characteristic vivid, slightly bluish green tones of medium-to-medium dark color. Deposits of the stone are also found in other parts of the world such as in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar and Nigeria. However Columbia and Brazil are the leading producers of emerald today. ....

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Piercing Infections»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

Piercing is highly susceptible to infection in case of ignorance during the healing process. Even after the healing is complete few safety measures are still must to be practiced for the entire life. This article explains about all possible facts and information about piercing. ....

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Tongue piercing»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Tongue piercing is a kind of oral piercing which is getting popular among the 'generation-y' just after eyebrow piercing. Modern adventurous teens are trying to get this piercing for a distinct identity. It is one of the most adventurous as well as sexy body piercing. ....

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Eyebrow Piercing»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

There is no recognized symbolic meaning associate with eyebrow piercing unlike other piercing. It is fully an aesthetic piercing. It helps to draw the attention to the upper part of the face and eyes. So, it is very important to choose appropriate eyebrow jewelry. The placement of eyebrow jewelries is also important. ....

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Nose Piercing»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

Nose piercing is derived from Hebrew word ‘Shanf’. Initially it was documented approximately 4000 years ago during Middle East where King Abraham gave gold nose ring to his second wife at the time of their marriage. It became her security for the rest of her life. ....

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Star Sapphire»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

A good Star Sapphire should be eye clean and have velvet like softness, as opposed to diamond like transparency. ....

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Star Ruby»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Star Ruby is a type of rubies, which shows the special optical phenomenon "asterism". "Asterism" is a phenomenon by which a star shaped light effect has been shown across the surface of the gem through the reflection or transmission of light.....

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Diamond Color Grading»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

Diamond has Nitrogen atoms as the main impurity. The common concentration of this impurity is 0.1 %. If the nitrogen atoms are set in pairs then they have no affect on the diamond and make the diamond colorless. Such diamonds fall in the Type 1aA. If the nitrogen atoms are present in clusters they impart a brownish or yellowish hue to the diamond. These are clubbed in 1 aB. ....

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Ruby types»

A post by Madubanti Rudra

Going to buy rubies? Read on the article below to learn about the classifications of this outstanding jewel to make an informed decision. ....

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Mens Earrings - Current Trend»

A post by Basundhara Mitra

Hoops are other popular styles of men’s earrings, Dangling crosses, bars, beads and drops are worn by the bolder men to enhance their distinctive fashion sense. ....

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The iron impurities are located in the beryl crystal structure. The color of Aquamarine is mainly because of hint amounts of iron impurities in beryl structure. The different colors of Aquamarine depend on the concentration of iron in the stone. ....

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Celtic Jewelry Fact»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Celtic artwork is the crafts of ancient Celts who settled in the Ireland many centuries ago. Celts lived at Lough Cutro Lake in the country Galway, Ireland. They were the original people of Ireland and the history of the country related to the Celtic history. ....

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Adularescence effect in Gemstones»

A post by NASRINA PARVIN KHAN

The milky, bluish/white sheen named as adularescence in moonstone appears to float along the transparent body. Thus the phenomenon adularescence seems to be move around the body of the stone when it is turned. ....

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Chatoyancy in Gemstones»

A post by NASRINA PARVIN KHAN

Inclusions of foreign particles in gems are the main reason of reflection of light and create the phenomenon "chatoyancy". The reflective inclusions of fibrous particles of foreign minerals in gems should be thin, needle-like parallel orientation. Sometimes occurrence of hollow tubes in parallel orientation is the reason of silky radiance of gems, which known as "chatoyancy". ....

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Clean Diamond Act»

A post by Nandita Ray

This Act bans the inflow of rough diamonds from any country into USA unless it implements the KPSC or a system of controls that is comparable to the standards set by the UN and international community. Diamonds from the rebel held countries like Angola, Sierra Leone, Congo and other African countries. ....

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The Kimberley Process Certification»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

In 1998, an N.G.O. called Global Witness brought conflict diamond issue to the world forum. Again in 2000, another group, Partnership Africa Canada, brought the issue of ‘conflict diamonds’ into focus once more. They contended that certain rebel /terrorists were using the proceeds from the sale of these diamonds to fund their wars. ....

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Types of Topaz»

A post by Ritika Changrani

The Topaz is a beautiful gem symbolizing love and affection. It can be found in a variety of colors ranging from red, pink to brown, blue and even colorless. A true topaz is known as an "imperial topaz". The topaz is available in every imaginable shape and size, making it a coveted gem for jewelry settings. ....

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The pricing of rough diamonds is purely in the hands of De Beers. Since its founding in 1888, De Beers have held a dominant position in the diamond industry, and today significantly control a major portion of the world's rough diamond production mines. ....

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De Beers - The diamond company»

A post by Ms Nandita Ray

A small company was started with the help of British financiers and some Anglo Americans in1888. Later C. Johnson along with C.Rudd took control of two mines operated by the DeBeers brothers. ....

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Ekati Diamond Mine»

A post by NASRINA PARVIN KHAN

The name Ekati comes from the word “e’kati”. The Dogrib and Dene peoples of the Northwest Territories traditionally called the area “e’kati”. EKATI means “fat lake”. It refers to the white quartz rock, which is found in abundance in the area. ....

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How coral is formed»

A post by Preeti Sharma

Actually, Coral is a substance formed by the skeletons of the sea animals. It may look like a multi color rock, but it is not. Coral is a living animal and belongs to the large group of animals that comprises of, jelly fish, sea anemones and hydroids. ....

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Topaz Mines»

A post by Ardamun

The state of Minas Gerais in Brazil is famous as it produces 80% of Brazil's gems and minerals. The most important of all is topaz, which is mined around Ouro Prêto in Minas Gerais. Most of the precious topaz and all of the pink topaz mined in Brazil is mined from an area less than 100 square miles around Ouro Prêto. ....

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Dangle Earrings facts»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Dangle earrings are all the range now and are available in a wide range to suit all budgets. Be it the office or a birthday party, dangle earrings make a great style statement. Choose something that suits your personality and watch heads turn when you walk in. ....

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The gemologists add an importance to polishing the stone, as the selection of abrasives is very crucial in polishing emerald because the abrasive may penetrate the inclusions to creep inside it. ....

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Ruby in History»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Ruby in history talks about the special place of ruby as a gemstone in historical perspective. It was a highly prized stone almost equally the diamond in value and beauty right from the beginning of the human civilization. Its virtues are mentioned in Bible and many ancient and medieval Indian and western texts and treatises. ....

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Princess Cut Engagement Rings»

A post by Ritika Changrani

An engagement ring is a symbol of your love and commitment and hence an extremely important piece of jewelry. Princess cut engagement rings are all the rage lately and yet have their own distinct elegance. Ordinary square cut diamonds are out and the more sparkly square modified brilliant cut is in. ....

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Ruby Mines»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Ruby Mines is about the places and countries where rubies are mined .It also discusses the characteristics of ruby mined from these places and how they are different. Burma Mines produce the finest and deep red rubies. Thai Mines are known to produce dark red to brownish-red stones. Rubies mined from Ceylon are medium light in color and tone. The other ruby mines are located in countries like Cambodia, India and Australia, various localities in Africa and North Carolina in USA ....

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Drop Earrings - An Eternal Fashion»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Drop earrings have a classical appeal in all the ages. From the name we can easily guess that drop earrings are earrings, which drop down from the earlobe. A dangling object hangs from the earlobe with the help of chain, hoop etc. ....

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Nose Rings»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Usually nose rings are worn through a hole pierced in the nose. Generally there are three types of nose piercing: nostril piercing, septum piercing and bridge piercing across the top of the nose. But the most practiced and popular is nostril piercing. ....

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Belly Jewelry»

A post by Nasrina Parvin Khan

Most of the belly jewelries worn through the navel pierce. Navel piercing is a type of body piercing, which allow navel rings and such other ornaments to be placed. So, navel is the most popular body part for piercing. ....

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Mens Earrings»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Earrings for men are a huge fashion statement today. It makes a man stand out boldly in a crowd. A wide choice in earrings is now available ranging from the most expensive diamonds to funky costume jewelry. ....

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Children jewellry»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Children’s jewelry is something which is given from heart to young child. It is a special way to show your deep feelings for your child. It is a tradition in most of the countries to gift jewelry on the birth of the baby by the close relatives like grandparents and aunts. Children’s jewelry is about jewelry pieces for little ones and care and precautions one should take while they are wearing jewelry. There are several breath-taking designs and styles available in precious metals like gold and silver. You can buy cute bracelets, beautiful earrings and stunning necklaces and chains with lovely pendants. There are several brands and stores which sell jewelry designed especially for the children. ....

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Titanium Jewelry»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Titanium is a natural element which is extensively used to create exotic jewelry for both men and women. Its properties include coloration process, light weight, durability and hypoallergenic to human body making it popular among jewelry world. ....

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Peridot Rings buying tips»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

Peridot, the pseudo emerald gemstone, is the birthstone of August and more popularly known as the summer stone. The most important factor is that all its varieties conform to only one colour, Green, the colour variation starts from yellowish green and ends in greenish yellow. ....

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White Gold Jewelry»

A post by Ardamun

White gold is the alloy of pure gold, and nickel, silver or palladium – the white metals. The alloy with these metals is in fact grayish and is plated with rhodium to give it a whiter look. ....

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Navaratnas - unleashed»

A post by Bina Shaji Kurup

Each gem has its own ruling planet and influences different facets of a person’s life – mental, emotional, physical, careers, fortunes, etc. Wearing the Navaratna brings the positive benefits of each gem and its ruling planet to the wearer providing all-round protection from negative vibrations cast by planets, which are placed in the wrong place in an individual’s astrological chart. ....

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Latest trend in body piercing jewelry»

A post by NASRINA PARVIN KHAN

Except having a cultural significant and a traditional values in many countries, body piercing jewelry is a fashion statement nowadays. Various kinds of body piercing jewelry are very popular among American teens. ....

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Gemstone – Penetrating the aura»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

Every human being is believed to be surrounded by an energy level around him, which is called aura. It may be noted that this aura concept had been nurtured a lot through out the world and still the research is going on. Now, if we look back to the ancient days, the aura or the vibrational energy had been practiced a lot mostly in the eastern part of Asia like India, China, Burma and Tibet. ....

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Amethyst is a crystal. Crystals are built out of atoms. Atoms are made up of protons, neutron and electron. When the atoms of a mineral are arranged in a particular manner i.e. the mineral has a definite internal order due to the periodic arrangement of atoms in three dimensions, it is called a crystal. ....

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Is Amethyst a Spiritual gemstone»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

If you ever want to increase your awareness regarding your inner aspects for the spurt of your spiritual growth, you must sharpen your third eye and try to look into the world by your third eye. Amethyst plays the most significant role in opening your third eye and reenergizes the same for heightening awareness. ....

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Amethyst Crystal Structure»

A post by Yumain Hussain

Molecular structure of amethyst consist of chains of silicon tetrahedrons with six-sided pointed long pyramids. Most of the amethyst mined from different places and sources show remarkable differences in the molecular structure. ....

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How to select your piercing studio»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Selection of a proficient body piercing studio involves genuine efforts at your end. The studio’s reputation, hygiene standards and previous clients’ opinion are important considerations. The right studio will ensure that the entire process is completed without any unnecessary hitches, giving you peace of mind and body. ....

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Safe Metals for Body Piercing»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Body piercing is a manifestation of your need to be different. Timely safety precautions will ensure that it is a source of joy and pride. Prudence must be exercised while choosing the correct metal for this. Spare no expense as it's your own body you are experimenting with. ....

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Sapphire facts»

A post by Seema Susheel

The change in color is due to different element present inside the core of the sapphire crystal. For example if there is an element like Titanium then the crystal reflects blue and hence is blue in color. There is no limit to the saturation of colors in a sapphire. ....

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Amethyst and its sister stone Citrine»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Amethyst and Citrine is about the twin stones belonging to the same quartz family or Silicon dioxide sharing most of the properties and yet are different. ....

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Citrine Facts»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

It restrains almost same powers and benefits as that of pricey Topaz therefore it is used as the substitute of Topaz who find it difficult to afford. This gemstone might be an affordable stone but its occurrence is quite rare. ....

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Every human being has got enough inner-potential. What differs from person to person is that one can express and en cashes his potential whereas the other can not. Firstly, the gemstone is supposed to clear your negative thinking and mind blocks by its vibration. Then they will try to make you aware of your inner ocean of knowledge through transmission of rays at a specific wavelength. ....

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Black Onyx»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Most of the black onyx which is produced commercially is heated and permanently dyed to enhance the depth of the black color making it exotic. ....

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Gemstone Jewelry Settings»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

Prong Setting, Bezel Setting, Pave Setting, Channel Setting, Invisible Setting are the most common setting techniques for gemstone in your ornaments. ....

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925 Sterling silver»

A post by Ardamun

Sterling Silver is 92.5% pure silver and 7.5% copper. It melts at 1640 degrees Fahrenheit. Sterling Silver is one of the most popular metals in the jewelry trade. People with allergies to other metals can safely use this metal. ....

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Turquoise - peoples gem»

A post by Nandita Ray

Aristotle spoke about it. Marco Polo wrote about it. Truly a people’s gem, it has adorned the human race for ages. Its universal appeal is intact even today. ....

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Synthetic sapphires»

A post by Ardamun Ramdeva

Having identical chemical composition and physical properties of natural sapphires, synthetic sapphires, over the years, have achieved a high degree of perfection. The many different methods of producing synthetic sapphires are: melt growth, solution growth, or extremely high-temperature, high-pressure growth processes. ....

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Types of Sapphire»

A post by Ardamun Ramdeva

It is estimated that over 90-95% of the sapphires in the market today are heat-treated. Sapphires are also treated by Irradiation. Pale yellow sapphires are irradiated to change them to golden yellow. This process is not acceptable as it is not stable and colors, so produced, fade in light and heat. ....

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How Amethyst can treat alcoholics»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Amethyst, an alluring wine-colored gem, is said to possess the cure to alcoholism. Its healing properties give a person the mental strength to wrestle vices and stay away from addictions. It aids the elimination of negative thoughts and brings one closer to the higher aspects of self. ....

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Amethyst Facts»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

This good-looking gemstone has to be purple in colour. However, different shades of purple are found as it is procured from diverse parts of the universe that have different climatic conditions, nature of the chemical composition and temperature levels etc. With the shade of purple colour of the stone, the country could be identified from where the respective stone is acquired. ....

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Opal Facts and Buying guide»

A post by Shweta Dhanuka

Its name is derived from Sanskrit word ‘upala’ that means valuable stone and also from the Greek term ‘opallios’ that means colour change. Both these derivations are ideal for this amazing gemstone. ....

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What is Carats»

A post by Ardamun

A Carat is a measure of weight for gemstones and is equal to 200 milligrams. In olden days one carat was equal to one carob bean or 4 rice grains. The name is said to have been derived from the Greek word ‘keration’ which meant a carob bean, and a small weight. ....

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There are hundreds of gemstone shows held in America and the world over. Some are local affairs and some that attract international vendors. Some well-known shows are held annually at fixed venues and some shows travel all over the place. ....

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Different Amethyst Treatment»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Different Amethyst treatment tells about different laboratory treatments of Amethyst including heat treatment and irradiation process and its effect including its commercial value.....

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Amber Facts»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

The credit of popularity of this coloured gem is to the movie ‘ Jurassic Park’. As before the release of the movie there was negligible demand of Amber or its jewelry and after the movie release the demand soar very high. It happened so because from the movie billions of people learned that DNA of dinosaur was extracted from the insect trapped in amber. ....

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Agate Facts and Buying Guide»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

The variety of colours found is immense yet some common colours are green, yellow, purple, black, orange, brown, red, reddish-brown, white and bluish-white etc. Colour change takes place due to change in the impurities and its content in the chemical composition such as red occurs due to presence of either one of the mineral viz. iron, chromium, cobalt or cooper. ....

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Amethyst Chemical Properties»

A post by Ritika Changrani

Amethyst is a macro crystalline variety of Quartz with the chemical formula SiO2 (Silicon Dioxide). Mostly occurring as purple, lilac or mauve in colour, the purest form is colorless. Experts attribute the purple color of amethyst to small amounts of iron (Fe4+) impurities (approximately 40 parts per million) at specific sites in the crystal structure of quartz.....

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Mineral collecting as hobby»

A post by Ardamun

The best source for collection of mineral specimen are the mines and quarries. The other places of interest you could explore, could be mountains, where landslides have occurred, rock exposures near cliffs, lake shores, sea shores and stream beds. ....

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What is black pearls»

A post by Naveen Rana

Black pearls are produced by the Pinctada Margaritifera pearl oyster, which is found in the French Polynesian Islands and Tahiti in the South Pacific Ocean. ....

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Reiki and Amethyst»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Traditionally regarded as the gemstone of higher spiritual insight and a great meditation tool, amethyst has been revered all over the world for centuries. Particularly in the orient, amethyst remained the most sought after energy enhancer. This huge reserve of positive energy of amethyst can be channelized to treat the ailments in several oriental traditional therapies. Among these alternative healing procedures, reiki emerged as one of the most popular practices in the contemporary times. However, the use of amethyst has been proved to entice even higher level of energy in the delivering reiki. ....

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Different popular synthetic gemstones»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Different popular synthetic gemstone tells us about the various synthetic stones available in the market with their characteristics. ....

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Different Turquoise treatment»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

The main purpose of any treatment is to increase the hardness and reduce the porosity, in one word to increase the stability or the durability. The colour treatments help to enhance the glittering effect and to protect the stone from changing its colour, mostly called fading, due to sunlight, heat and common natural phenomena. ....

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Navarathna»

A post by Binasaji

The Navarathna is considered to be the most important astrological jewelry. Nine gemstones of different colors are mounted together in gold to promote harmony in body and mind and to balance the planetary influences that effect individuals. ....

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What are Conflict Diamonds»

A post by Ardamun

Conflict diamonds are diamonds mined in war zones and sold stealthily and illegally to finance conflicts and wars. ....

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Gemstone and Astrology»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

What the astrologer says, gemstones are required to fill up the gap between the actual position of the planet in reality and the favorable position of the planet, which suits the wearer to turn around the negative effects of planet position to one’s positive support. ....

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How amethyst can heal »

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Since antiquity, amethyst has been regarded as the stone of spirituality and psychic empowerment. The article reflects on the other healing properties of this universally praised gemstone. ....

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Synthetic Ruby Facts»

A post by Yuman Hussain

Synthetic ruby facts tell us about the different processes of lab- based ruby formations. It also tells about main features of some of the popular synthetic rubies available in world markets. ....

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Amethyst mines»

A post by Madhubanti rudra

The place of origin is a valuable yardstick for determining the authenticity of a stone on the basis of its unique characteristic features. For a stone like amethyst, which occurs in several places of the world it is particularly important to know the special traits corresponding to a particular region, so that a collector can differentiate them and make their proper valuation. ....

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Properties of Turquoise»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

The chemical name of Turquoise is Hydrated Copper Aluminum Phosphate. The chemical formula is CuAl6(PO)4(OH)8*5(H2O). According to the formula, it comprises of three primary ingredients Copper, Aluminum and Phosphorous. Turquoise has got occasional presence of Zinc, Iron and Chromium as impurities. ....

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Feng shui and Amethyst»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

A stone with bright purple hues, amethyst has been a part of Royal adornment and feng shui as an old Chinese discipline always revered for its magical power for bringing luck, health and wealth. When feng shui applies the magical power of amethyst to reduce men’s pains and sufferings, the result is nearly miraculous. ....

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Turquoise mines»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

History finds the trace of Turquoise mine even in 6000 BC. Egyptians had traced the first one in Maghara Wadi mines in Sinia Peninsula. The Alimersai Mountain region of Persia (now Iran) had become the producer of Best quality Turquoise. ....

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Turquoise facts»

A post by Ashutosh Roy

Turquoise, perhaps one of the oldest gemstone, reminds the tradition of native America. Astrologically It is called the birthstone of December and the accepted gem for the fifth and eleventh wedding anniversaries. ....

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Freshwater pearl varieties»

A post by Binasaji

The price of freshwater pearls is lower compared to the saltwater variety. The price difference is mainly due to two main reasons – the quantity of pearls produced by a single mollusk and the quality of the pearls. An individual saltwater oyster normally produces only one or two or a maximum of four large pearls at a time unlike the freshwater mollusk – yielding 20-50 pearls during a single harvest. ....

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Saltwater Pearls»

A post by Binasaji

One of the varieties of Natural pearls is the Conch Pearl – it has a distinct pattern on its surface and a shining gloss. To find a conch pearl is extremely rare. The Natural pearls available in the market today are mainly antique pearls, which were harvested many decades ago. Another pearl, which is not cultured extensively so far, is the Abalone Pearl. ....

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Astro-gemology »

A post by Mathew Abraham

A systematic analysis and meticulous research has come up with a comprehensive explanation of the connection between specific gems and the planets. The fact that physical, emotional and mental well being is deeply connected with the influence of planets and precious stones is something that has been accepted by societies around the world even from very ancient times. ....

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Natural Pearls »

A post by Binasaji

These gems have found mention in historical texts of different cultures and even in religious texts of Indians, Buddhists, and Muslims and even in the Bible. In fact, archaeologists have found a Pearl necklace approximately 2000 years old in the sarcophagus of a Mummy proving the powerful lure of the Pearl. The medieval believed Pearls possessed magical powers and armors were encrusted with Pearls – to protect the wearer in battle. ....

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Healing through Moonstones»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Rainbow moonstone is yet another magic of nature. The multiple hues do not only make it look great, its colorful rainbow effects have the power of cleansing your soul and flooding your inside with plenty of positive energy. ....

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Wampum Beads , Heishi strings, Naja Sets, Squash Blossom Necklace, Bold Overlay,Inlay work Bracelets , Kitohs..What are they? ....

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Diamonds are guys best friend too»

A post by Mathew Abraham

Even though jewelry and ornaments are more associated with women than with men, it is a fact that from very ancient times both sexes have been attracted to all kinds of precious and semi-precious stones. Even today it is quite normal for male members of royalty and aristocracy to adorn themselves with gems. ....

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Gemstone collecting - Wise men hobby»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Hobby is an activity or habit which gives you immense joy and happiness. Some find pleasure in writing poetry; some finds pleasure in bird watching. There are many, who find satisfaction in collecting some special objects which may range from stamps to autographs of rich and famous. Similarly for some, collecting gemstones is like attaining the greatest happiness of life. The beauty and the value of the gemstones increase the pride of ownership and that is why, gemstone collection is a very special hobby indeed. ....

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For those in search of health and fitness, the gemstones spell the ultimate solution. The bio-chemical properties of these stones are believed to capture the positive vibrations of the universe and cleansing the negative elements from your system, they help you to live a happy, healthy and stress free life. ....

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Gems and Biorhythms»

A post by Mathew Abraham

Biorhythms deal with the cyclical vibrations that the human body radiates at different physical, emotional and mental levels. The vibrations vary in intensity from person to person and from time to time. Certain precious stones are known to have their own vibrations and, when vibrating in resonance with human vibrations, can stimulate a variety of reactions. It is not just birth stones or astrological stones that have these effects. In fact this subject has nothing to do with birthstones or astrological stones, but is purely connected with the vibrations of gems and their relationship with the cyclical vibrations in the human body. With proper guidance, you can plan your daily, weekly and monthly activities so that you perform them at the best possible times and get the optimum benefit. You can also understand the behaviour of others around you and get the best out of them as well. ....

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Amethyst Internationally Acclaimed Gem»

A post by Mathew Abraham

Now that amethyst is being mined all over the world, it is readily available internationally and has become very popular with jewelers. Its natural attributes (especially color, shape and size) vary according to the location from which it is mined. The stone comes in a dazzling array of enchanting shades that range from deep purples to pale lilac pastels. It is a much sought after gem because of its association with royalty, the wealthy and powerful, and also with certain religious leaders. Wearing the gem gives its owner a sense of belonging to a superior class in society. It is also believed to have many supernatural powers that are beneficial to the wearer. It is the internationally accepted choice as a gift for the 4th, 6th and 17th wedding anniversaries. ....

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Gemstones do not promise to make you a millionaire overnight. Still all throughout history it has remained one of the most trusted tools of investment because they preserve value within themselves safely and secretly. This article provides you a few useful tips for turning your gemstone investment into a profitable venture. ....

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Insuring your gemstones»

A post by Mathew Abraham

Naturally we will all keep our precious stones in the safest of places – possibly in a safe deposit locker. But theft or loss can never be ruled out completely. Gems may even be irreparably damaged. Sometimes no amount of financial remuneration can compensate the loss of a cherished gem, especially if it was a gift from a loved one. If the gem has not been properly appraised and insured, we will feel the loss even more. But at least we can get a measure of comfort if we are able to replace it with the insurance money we receive. Keep detailed photographs of your precious stones so that you can get identical replicas if necessary. ....

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Amethyst in History»

A post by Mathew Abraham

Since the color of amethyst is associated with royalty, it has been the natural choice for most monarchs from ancient times. Egyptian rulers had a marked preference for the stone. Some exquisite amethyst stones adorn the British Crown Jewels. Catherine the Great was also known to have a liking for this precious stone. Besides, rulers were expected to be sober in order to make proper decisions on important matters, and amethyst was believed to have the ability to protect the wearer from any kind of intoxicating influence. ....

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Clarity is the purity of the diamond. Almost all diamonds naturally will have some very minute inclusions or grain trapped inside or blemishes on the surface, all these factors effect the clarity of the diamond.....

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The interesting factor with diamond is that it can be cut into many fancy shapes and hence the buyer has many diamond shapes to choose from. The fancy shapes are attractive as the diamonds shine and brilliance depends on the way the shape of a diamond is and of course the cut. ....

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Select your Birth stone»

A post by Binashaji

Birthstones can be decided on the day of the week, time, place and date of birth, Zodiac birthstones, Chakras, Lunar calendars or month of birth ....

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Diamonds are Girls Best Friend»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Today’s women of substance are a unique amalgamation of beauty and brain. Pursuing high profile career, family responsibilities and the tremendous pressure of motherhood- nothing can stop them from living their lives in their own terms. ....

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Amethyst perfect 6th anniversary gift»

A post by Debjani Banerjee

Amethysts have a scintillating range of color. A wide range of purple characterizes this gemstone. The crystals as they occur in nature are in the form of sparkling clusters growing amidst chunks of quartz and other kinds of rock. The mineral manganese in quartz gives amethyst its special hue. ....

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Economic and Social Value of Gems»

A post by Mathew Abraham

Quite often, the inherent value of a gem based on its quality and size is magnified disproportionately merely because it belongs to (or once belonged to) a celebrated personality. If the gems on the crown of the king or queen of England were to be sold, they would fetch a price far in excess of what would be paid for identical stones in a jewelers shop. ....

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Freshwater Pearls»

A post by Mathew Abraham

The wide and fascinating variety of shapes, colors and sizes of freshwater pearls gives jewelry designers the ideal opportunity to put their creative designing skills to the maximum use. The skilled artisans imaginatively blend a variety of combinations into exquisitely crafted creations. Different colored strands are elegantly strung together to produce amazing results. ....

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Beware of Misleading gemstone names »

A post by Shewata Dhanuka

Arkansas diamond, Alpine diamond , Nevada black diamond ,Medina emerald , Spanish emerald... they are not precious stones, other names of the original gemstones, read on to learn more.... ....

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White Gold »

A post by Mathew Abraham

"White gold" is the name given to the alloy formed when gold is mixed with metals like silver, nickel and palladium. It became fashionable during the 1920s as a substitute for the more expensive platinum. It is usually of 9, 14 or 18 carats, but it can come in other grades also. While 18 carat yellow gold comprises of 75% gold and 25% copper or zinc, 18 carat white gold comprises of 75% gold and 25% silver, nickel or palladium. Hence lower carats would indicate a lesser quantity of gold in the alloy. ....

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The lovely gem peridot»

A post by Debjani Banerjee

From being blessed with success, peace, good luck, power, health, to aiding cupid's work ,bringing love one's way, calming nerves dispelling gloom and negativity , strengthening the eye, the quicker one dons a Peridot the better it seems to enhance one's chances to get on in life. ....

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Blue Pearl»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

Quality of blue pearl is depends on three important aspects viz. luster, colour and surface texture. These three together determine the value of the pearl. However, other criteria to be taken care off are nacre thickness, size and shape. ....

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Peridot Rings»

A post by Shweta Dhanuka

Russians, Egyptians and Romans had strong beliefs related to this gemstone. It was believed that peridot when worn on the body in any form heals physical and mental problems. It helps an individual in gaining the positive characteristics and wave off the negatives such as anger, irritation, jealousy and so on. ....

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Facts about coral»

A post by Binashaji

Found as early as 6000 B.C. archaeological discoveries have found several pieces of coral used in the sixth century, perfectly preserved. These gemstones though delicate, have a long life and don’t change color even after several decades, if kept in good conditions. ....

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Aquamarine Mining»

A post by Sheweta Dhanuka

The mining process starts from carrying out the geological site investigation and environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the mines that might offer aquamarine gemstone. Then, the landform is defined by the gently moving the surface with a smooth wave like motion and is raised above the sea level. This is referred as Geomorphology. ....

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Amethyst Mystical and healing powers»

A post by Seema Susheel

Amethyst apart from being the beautiful charming purple gemstone is also known to be powerful and effective in bringing about a change in the person, internally and externally. Some people believe that the amethyst gemstone can be used to remove negativity and fear of failure and bring about a more intense spirituality and positive energy leading to success. ....

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Amethyst The February Birthstone»

A post by Seema Susheel

There are gemstones set for each month of the year. They suit and benefit people born on that month and hence are known as birthstones. ‘Amethyst’ the purple colored transparent beautiful stone is the birthstone for people born in the month of February. According to old legend and general beliefs worldwide amethyst is considered to make the wearer calm and in control of his various emotional levels. ....

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Tourmaline Varities»

A post by Debjani Banerjee

The recent trend in the jewelry line is to label each tourmaline by its color as opposed to its original name.....

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Facts About Onyx»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

The myth that onyx originated from the body part of Venus, known for alluring beauty, justifies the stone’s fine texture and lustrous black colour. Originally onyx is chalcedony quartz, which falls in the microcrystalline category. It is formed in the gas cavities of lava. ....

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Emerald the green stone»

A post by Nalini Naik

History is full of instances when the emerald has been loved and treasured by the royalty of the ancient times. This gem was treasured in the form of jewelry as well as used as an object of worship. The emerald was also worn as a talisman for bringing good luck, especially by the Moguls in ancient India....

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Turquoise the gem of the Gods»

A post by Sunaina Joseph

As all gems, turquoise too, is known for it’s metaphysical properties that have been known and valued by many generations. The blue of the turquoise is said to be have powerful metaphysical properties. As some cultures believe, it awakens feelings of romantic love. Others say that it develops characteristics such as trust and kindness and brings about fair quantities of the much needed wisdom and understanding.....

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White Aquamarine»

A post by Farhan Jaffar

The white aquamarine can be transparent or opaque white. The luster is vitreous and not exceptional. The white aquamarine is well complimented with yellow gold. The contrasts are highlighted when this combination is used. Using silver, platinum or white gold will hide the brilliance of the white gemstone. ....

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The aquamarine, according to legend, is blessed with many mystical powers. It is supposed to bring good fortune and harmony to the wearer. The divine and eternal blue of the aquamarine is supposed to bring good luck to married couples by strengthening the ties of marriage. Wearing this stone ensures a long lasting relationship because it evokes feelings of trust and harmony.....

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Facts about Tanzanite»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Original tanzanite is a very rare kind of tone, occurring only in a small place in Tanzania, known as Merelani Hill, Arusha. It is actually a variety of Zoisite, which is the member of Epidote group, a silicate of calcium and aluminium.....

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Aquamarine as a birthstone»

A post by Madhubanti Rudra

Different gemstones have the power to harmonize different planetary influences. Based on the foundation stones of this notion, men have invested plenty of resources in search of the mystic powers of different gemstones corresponding to particular planets. The outcome of one such effort is the studies about birthstones. ....

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