Jewel Facts

Fancy Color Diamond – dazzling brilliance, captivating color

    Fancy color diamonds are planets most valued gems. Gem diamonds in GIA’s D-to-Z range usually decrease in value as the color becomes more obvious. Just the opposite happens with fancy color diamonds: Their value generally increases with the strength and purity of the color. Large, vivid fancy color diamonds…

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Purity, Innocence, Hope – Tourmaline

Tourmaline is birthstone for October born along with opal. Tourmaline also the gem of eight anniversaries. Tourmalines come in a wide variety of exciting colors. In fact, tourmaline has one of the widest colour ranges of any gem species, occurring in various shades of virtually every hue. Many tourmaline colour…

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Tanzanite a rare and beautiful blue stone

Poised between lush blue, vibrant violet, and rich purple, exotic tanzanite is found in only one place on earth, near majestic Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzanite is a birthstone for December, along with zircon, turquoise, and blue topaz. Tanzanite is also the gem for a 24th anniversary. The gemstone was discovered by…

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The Gem that features lightening, fireworks, galaxies of its own – Opal

   Finest quality opals are from Australia. Opal is the birth stone for October born people. When opal formed, silica gel filled crevices in rock. As water evaporates, the silica is deposited in the form of tiny spheres. Opal’s flashing play-of-color is caused by diffraction of light by silica spheres…

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Natures Most Beautiful & Precious Creations – Diamonds

   Diamonds are the birthstone for the month of april, meaning that april born ladies or men have an extra reason to wear diamond jewelry. The word diamond is derived from the Greek word “Adamas”, which means invincible or indestructible. Diamonds are more or less invincible because they are nature’s…

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The most valuable Gemstones in the Corundum Mineral Category is Sapphire

The most valuable color of the sapphire is a cornflower blue color, known as Kashmir sapphire. Other color sapphires are yellow, orange, pink etc which are sourced from regions like Madagascar, Thailand, Nigeria, Srilanka, Australia. When the trace elements are iron and titanium, the sapphire is blue and the more… Read More

The Queen of Gems – PEARLS

   Pearls are hard and have smooth surface as they are made from calcium carbonate. Pearls come in various shapes and colors. They are usually white with a creamy or pinkish tinge. Black Tahitian pearls are among rare ones. There are natural pearls like – basara and Venezuela, Cultured pearls… Read More

Ruby, also known as Ratnaraj means King of Gemstones in Sanskrit

Ruby word comes from Ruber which, means red in latin. It is the red variety of mineral corundum with hardness of 9 next to the diamond. The color of ruby ranges from bright red to dark reddish-brown which is due to traces of chromium in its crystal matrix. The quality…

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The World’s Most Popular Green Gemstone is ‘Emerald’

The highest quality emeralds come from COLOMBIAN, ZAMBIAN and BRAZILIAN mines. Colombian emeralds will typically be the most expensive followed by Brazilian and Zambian stone. Chromium, vanadium and iron are the trace elements that cause emerald’s colour. The presence or absence of each and their relative amounts determine the exact…

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