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Tanzanite Gemstones are Stunningly Beautiful

Tanzanite Gemstones are Stunningly Beautiful

Tanzanite is the blue/purple variety of the beautiful mineral that is commonly known as zoisite. It was first discovered and recorded in the Mererani Hills of Manyara Region in Northern Tanzania in 1967, near Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzanite minerals are commonly used as a gemstone for fine luxury jewelry rings and necklaces. Most Tanzanite is man-made and naturally-formed Tanzanite is extremely rare, but some deposits […]

May 31, 2014 | By | Reply More
Luxury Gemstone- Sapphire Jewelry

Luxury Gemstone- Sapphire Jewelry

Sapphire Gemstone Sapphire gets its name from the Greek word meaning ‘blue stone’. Trace amounts of other elements can be found in most sapphires and include materials such as  iron,  titanium,  chromium, copper, or magnesium. These different elements impact the color of the gemstone and as such there can be sapphires that are blue, yellow, purple, orange, or […]

May 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Peridot Gemstone -Fine Jewelry With Class and Flare

Peridot Gemstone -Fine Jewelry With Class and Flare

Peridot Gemstone The origin of this stunning gemstone’s name, peridot, is uncertain. The Oxford English Dictionary makes mention of an Anglo–Norman word for a kind of opal, and some also point to the Arabic meaning “gem”. Peridot is a stunning stone and it also very unique in that it is one of only a select few gemstones that occur in only one color- […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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