February 21, 2014

Ruby : The Nobel Gemstone Steeped in Historical Legends

 Ruby is the magnificent red variety of the multi-colored ‘corundum’ family, of which sapphire is also a member. Pure corundum is colorless, but elements such as iron, chrome, titanium or vanadium produce the mineral’s intriguing colors. Ruby is composed of aluminum oxide and chrome, together with extremely fine traces of other elements which vary according to […]

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princess cut
February 20, 2014

Princess cut Diamonds

  Getting to know the princess cut  diamonds The Princess cut , un like some of the vintage cuts like the cushion-cut, is relatively new and dates back to the 1960’s.  The Princess cut was first introduced in London by A. Nagy who designed the cut for mere economical reasons. When compared with the round brilliant-cut, the […]

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engagement ring
February 20, 2014

Engagement Rings & Choice of Precious Metal

Engagement rings  are produced in numerous  styles and designs and are constructed in different materials, inclusive of precious metals, The latter play a critical role in the creation of contemporary jewelry by affecting appearance, durability and cost. With such a significant  impact, it  is important that anyone intending to  purchase jewelry acquire   basic understanding of the The number of metals that can be used is […]

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Emeralds
February 19, 2014

How to Clean Emeralds

Learn to clean your emeralds Emeralds have been highly prized since humans started extracting them 3,500 years ago in Egypt, which became known as the emerald mines of Cleopatra. Emerald owners need to clean and care for these valuable stones to preserve their beauty. To ensure a good cleaning, choose a jewelry polishing cloth not […]

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Blue Diamonds
February 19, 2014

Blue Diamond: Rare & Fascinating

Natural fancy colored diamonds are very rare and expensive and blue diamond is one of the rarest and most desirable colors. The Hope diamond, which can be viewed in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington D.C., is the most famous blue diamond in the world, and the largest with ca.  45.52 carats weight!  In recent years, methods of producing intensely […]

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Antique Earrings
February 18, 2014

How to Buy Antique Earrings – Dover Jewelry

Learn how to choose you antique earrings Earrings are very popular in different cultures. They come in many styles, such as hoops, pendants, studs, etc. If you have the opportunity to acquire antique earrings, do so as these pieces are unique and special since they weren’t mass-produced. Antique earrings go well with most style and […]

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