You need to know how to handle and care for your gemstones as much as you can to have the least amount of damage happen to them.
Beads are believed to be the earliest of jewels â€” their simple form could be carved easily out of soft gemstone material. The increase in bead manuf
A ring makes a personal statement, reflecting the character and lifestyle of the wearer. It can represent an attachment to another person, as well as
Many retailers will tell you, that sourcing good quality silver gemstone jewelry was the key to their success. Why?
Where most consumers are familiar with the 4 C's of Diamonds-cut, clarity, color and carat weight, which determine the desirability of a diamond in terms of prices. So how does a Diamond and a Moissanite compare in this areas. COLOR: Diamonds vary in color from D-E (colorless) to N-Z (noticeable color). Moissanite is comparable to I-J (near colorless). There is very minor variation in the color of Moissanite. CUT: Diamonds are cut primarily to retain weight, so you see a wide variety of cuts all in the same shape diamond. Moissanite are cut to exact angles and proportions designed specially [...]
Behind every beautiful gemstone is a highly talented designer, but the skill of the lapidary (cutter) is often overlooked as the gem takes centre stag
Gem carving and engraving has been performed since ancient times - jade has been carved decoratively in China for the last 3,000 years. Today, the mai
Recent advances in gem treatments and synthetic stones have made buying gemstones much more of a challenge. As a consequence, finding a dealer or shop
There are many things to consider when designing jewllery, how big the piece will be, what the focal point will be etc.
Much of the beauty of gemstones is due to the way they react when light shines on them.