The world of gems
The term cabochon is derived from the ancient French word Caboche, a head and a relatively flat stone that is formed with a smooth, polished, dome-shaped front surface, unlike faceted…

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What makes jewelry? Gems
Also important are the “roads” optical properties, which determine such important “external” parameters as brilliance, “play of light” and “purity”. The shape of the cut also affects the cost. Fashion…

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What does the sample "925" on gold jewelry
Many people think that the “925” mark on a gold piece of jewelery means that it contains 925/1000 gold, or, in other words, it has 92.5% gold content. However, it…

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Favorite stones: myths or reality?
The walls of Indian mines, shining in diamonds and rubies, gave birth to beliefs about how in ancient times the sky was covered with gems instead of stars; the soft…

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How to distinguish jewelry from a fake
Are you going to buy a shining jewelry piece of art, but doubt its authenticity? You do it right, especially when it comes to buying jewelry in a store that…

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Artificial diamond substitutes.
After all, if there is a new, indistinguishable from a diamond cheap substitute for it, then the number of fraudsters sharply increases, and because of the uncertainty of buyers, the…

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