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Mohamed Musbah Ramadan Musbah
Sapphire Quality Factors

Sapphire Quality Factors

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 OF SAPPHIRE Sapphire is generally known as a blue gemstone but surprisingly it comes in a wide range of colors...

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Mohamed Musbah Ramadan Musbah
What To Look For In Sapphire

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 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 the stone’s durability. Kashmir sapphires contain tiny inclusions that impart a desirable velvety appearance. Cut Is One Of The Most...

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Mohamed Alwalidy
About pearls

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 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 known as orient. Cultured pearls are popular for bead necklaces and bracelets, or mounted in solitaires, pairs, or clusters for...

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Derek Bley
Different colors/shapes of pearls

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 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 light hits the pearl’s surface and reflects over, in this case and for instance, the main color of the pearl...

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