Sapphire Quality Factors

Sapphire is one of the Big three of jewelry colored gemstones—the other two are ruby and emerald. A durable stone...
Sapphire is one of the Big three of jewelry colored gemstones—the other two are ruby and emerald. A durable stone that’s designated as a birthstone for september it captures jewelry buyers with its practicality and aura of romance.Corundum is the mineral species that includes both sapphire and ruby as varieties. Red corundum is known as ruby and all other colored corundum (including colorless, or white sapphire as it is known in the trade) is sapphire, although blue is the most well-known. COLORS...
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What To Look For In Sapphire

Color Is The Most Important Quality Factor For Sapphire The most highly valued blue sapphires are velvety blue to violetish...
Color Is The Most Important Quality Factor For Sapphire The most highly valued blue sapphires are velvety blue to violetish blue, in medium to medium dark tones. Preferred sapphires also have strong to vivid color saturation. The saturation should be as strong as possible without darkening the color and compromising brightness. Clarity Refers To The Inclusions Blue sapphires often have some inclusions. Blue sapphires with extremely high clarity are rare, and very valuable. Price can drop if the inclusions threaten...
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About pearls

Perhaps the best-loved gems of all time, pearls—both natural and modern cultured pearls—occur in a wide variety of colors. The...
Perhaps the best-loved gems of all time, pearls—both natural and modern cultured pearls—occur in a wide variety of colors. The most familiar colors are white and cream (a light yellowish brown). Black, gray, and silver are also fairly common, but the palette of pearl colors extends to every hue. The main color, or bodycolor, is often modified by additional colors called overtones, which are typically pink (sometimes called rosé), green, purple, or blue. Some pearls also show the iridescent phenomenon...
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Different colors/shapes of pearls

Pearls whether cultured or natural are found in many different colors, however, sometimes it depends on the type of pearl...
Pearls whether cultured or natural are found in many different colors, however, sometimes it depends on the type of pearl itself. It is well-known that the most famous and precious type of pearl is the white one, but it is not always the case because it relies also on the type of pearl. The most common pearl’s colors are white, gold/yellow, pink, black and cream. However, pearls can have two different colors at the same time. This happens when some...
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Natural vs. Cultured pearls

When it comes to buying pearls jewelry, it is highly recommended that you have sufficient knowledge about pearls in general....
When it comes to buying pearls jewelry, it is highly recommended that you have sufficient knowledge about pearls in general. For hundreds of years, pearls are known to be the symbol of feminine attraction, intelligence and achievements. As you mention to anyone about what it might be called mother of gemstone, the first thing come to mind are pearls. Also, what makes pearls unique and can be set apart from other precious stones is that they are created in water...
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Most common types of pearls

Types of pearls can be categorized into two major categories: Freshwater pears Salt water pearls The freshwater pearl is made...
Types of pearls can be categorized into two major categories: Freshwater pears Salt water pearls The freshwater pearl is made and processed in a lake or reservoir that is made by human. There is basically one type of Freshwater pearl which is the one that is grown/made in China. This type of pearl is the most affordable one, however, top quality of Freshwater pearl can be expensive. The other category type which is the saltwater pearl consists of three major...
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