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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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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Girl's best friends are diamonds
Undoubtedly, none of us will give up on high-quality and beautiful expensive products, but not all of us are wives of oligarchs, and we cannot afford a large selection of…

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unique to opals

How to buy a firestone opal gemstone. How to identify fake opal?

Fire opal is a kind of opal that includes red, orange, and yellow colors. Since a lot of fire opals are found in Mexico, they are sometimes called Mexican. How to buy a firestone opal gem

In general, opal is a very soft gem (5.5-6.0 on the Mohs scale of hardness), and fire opal is no exception. This, of course, is not the most durable gem you can find, but definitely quite beautiful. Continue reading

The best way to wear a pearl necklace
A pearl necklace is such a classic precious item that is suitable for almost any occasion. Pearls have a touch of elegance, and can be worn over the outfit. When…

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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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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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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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