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Moissanite Gemstone Fine Jewelry

Moissanite Gemstone Fine Jewelry

Moissanite  Gemstones The mineral that has come to be known as moissanite was first  discovered by Henri Moissan during an excavation trip where he was examining rock samples that had been taken out of a meteor crater in Canyon Diablo, Arizona. This was in 1893 and it was the first known time that moissanite had been seen by humans. At […]

May 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Green Amethyst Gemstone Jewelry

Green Amethyst Gemstone Jewelry

Prasiolite is the technical name given to green-quartz or vermarine which is also commonly known as green amethyst. This form of amethyst is one type of colored crystal quartz that has a very unique green hue. Since 1950, most of the green amethyst that is used comes from a single small Brazilian mine. Some natural deposits have been found […]

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The Rare and Beautiful Blue Diamond- What You Need to Know

The Rare and Beautiful Blue Diamond- What You Need to Know

Diamonds are one of the most sought after precious gemstone and it has long been valued for its purity and brilliance. But while the white, or clear diamond is still the most common, many people are surprised to find that diamonds can occur in a variety of colors. Diamond jewelry is often made from colored […]

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Garnet Gemstone Jewelry Review

Garnet Gemstone Jewelry Review

Garnet is the name given to a gemstone that is part of a group of silicate minerals which date back as far as the Bronze Age where they were used as decorative gemstones and abrasives. The different types of garnet have similar physical properties but they have different chemical compositions. It is a very popular gemstone and many garnet pieces are becoming […]

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Emerald Gemstone Luxury Jewelry Info

Emerald Gemstone Luxury Jewelry Info

Emerald is a gemstone variety of the common semi precious mineral  known as beryl. It is colored green because of trace elements of other minerals.  The word “Emerald” comes from Latin: Esmaralda/Esmaraldus which roughly translates to “green gem.” Emerald gemstone pendants, rings, and broaches are very popular and this precious gemstone has long been a staple of luxury jewelry dealers. […]

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What You Need to Know About Citrine Gemstones

What You Need to Know About Citrine Gemstones

Citrine, a popular semi-precious gemstone, is actually a variety of the common mineral known as quartz. Citrine Jewelry can come in colors that range from a pale yellow to a dark golden brown. The name is derived from Latin citrina which means “yellow”. Sometimes amethyst and citrine deposits can be found mixed in together in the same deposit […]

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Blue Topaz Luxury Jewlery

Blue Topaz Luxury Jewlery

Topaz is a very popular semi-precious gemstone  that is commonly used in a wide range of luxury jewelry. The name “topaz” comes for a variety of Old Latin and Greek words, all referring to the blue color or the color of the sea. The word topaz in Sanskrit has the meaning  of “heat” or “fire”, and it […]

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Interesting Things to Know About Black Diamonds

Interesting Things to Know About Black Diamonds

Diamonds are traditionally thought of in clear white hues or off white colors such as yellow or blue. Diamonds are a sign of love, purity, and endurance and there are several varieties that you can choose from, one of the most uncommon being black diamonds. In contrast to the common lighter hues, diamonds of darker […]

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Aquamarine Gemstones- What You Should Know

Aquamarine Gemstones- What You Should Know

If you are looking for a soft and beautiful gemstone, then you need to take a look at aquamarine. This gemstone makes amazing jewelry pieces and aquamarine rings and pendants are very popular. As a gemstone, this is one that is growing more and more popular. What is Aquamarine? Aquamarine is a name that comes […]

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Garnet Rings: Bright Accents to the Season’s Nautical and Denim Looks

Garnet Rings: Bright Accents to the Season’s Nautical and Denim Looks

Among the most wearable trends this spring and summer are two looks with a touch of blue: nautical looks and denim, both of which are gorgeously complemented by garnet rings. Nautical inspiration has been seen a lot in fashion in recent years, and this spring, elements such as crisp stripes and abundant doses of white […]

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