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Opal Gemstone Jewelry

Opal Gemstone Jewelry

Opal Gemstones Precious opal shows a variable interplay of internal colors and even though it is a mineraloid, it has an internal structure. At the molecular level, precious opal is composed tiny spheres that form a cubic close-packed lattice formation. These spheres and the way they are positioned and laid out is what helps produce the […]

May 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
London Blue Topaz Gemstone Jewelry Pieces

London Blue Topaz Gemstone Jewelry Pieces

  Blue topaz , the state of Texas’ official gemstone, is the name given to several different shades of  topaz gemstone that can vary from pale blue to a deep midnight blue. Naturally occurring blue topaz is quite rare as it is usually a colorless stone or a pale grey or brown in color. London Blue Topaz […]

May 15, 2014 | By | Reply More
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 […]

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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 […]

May 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
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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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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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 […]

April 26, 2014 | By | Reply More
Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Everything You Need to Know About Amethyst

Amethyst is a semi-precious gemstone that comes in various shades of violet and is the traditional birthstone for the month of February. It is a popular variety of quartz and is very popular in a wide range of jewelry. The name Amethyst comes from the Ancient Greek phrase meaning ‘not intoxicated.’ They believed the stone would protect against drunkenness and […]

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