Friday, November 15, 2013

How To Choose Quality Silver Jewelry?

Are you fond of silver jewelries and planning to buy some? If yes, then the first thing you must make sure before making the purchases is that the pieces you are buying are of highest possible quality. The following pointers will teach you the process of picking the best silver ornaments.
  • When searching for quality ornaments made from silver, you may come across advertisements published by stores and sellers claiming that they are offering pieces made of the metal in its purest form. The word "pure" might attract you as since the beginning of times we have a tendency of looking for things that are pure let it be pure metal, pure food or pure oil. However, the truth is that this shimmery grey metal in its purest form is not a suitable raw material for jewelries. According to experts, 99.9% pure silver is not durable enough to be used for making ornaments.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

The Difference Between Gold And Silver Jewelry

There are few women who don't want to fill their jewelry boxes with treasures made from gleaming metals with sparkling gemstones fitted in them. The number of men in love with jewelries made of precious metals has also increased in the last few years. When it comes to popularity, the two metals that scores most impressively as raw materials for ornaments are gold and silver. If you have no previous experience of purchasing ornaments, you might be wondering about qualities that separate pieces made from these two metals. The section below will explain to you the difference between gold and silver jewelry.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

The Manufacturing Process Of Silver Jewelry

Almost every single person visiting this page is fond of ornaments. While some love wearing them the others like to buy ornaments for their near and dear ones. Silver is one of the most sought after metals when it comes to metals for making jewelries. The manufacturing process of silver jewelries involves a number of complex steps. To complete all these steps flawlessly, certain supplies are required. This article will inform you about all these in details.
Let us begin by informing you about the items required for making ornaments from this shiny grey precious metal. One device without which making silver ornaments is impossible is the binding wire, a device required during soldering and casting of the metal. The next equipment needed during the manufacturing process is pliers. Pliers of different kinds are required for crafting silver ornaments; these include flat nosed pliers, round nosed pliers, half rounded pliers and serrated edged pliers. All these pliers are use for carrying out jobs like holding the metal, bending it and crafting different shapes out of it.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

10 Reasons Why Amber Is One of the Most Mysterious Materials on Earth

1. Not so long ago (until WWI), men used to drink special beverage in order to increase their sexual powers. Vodka was poured on amber pieces and left for some time to extract medical essence.
2. Amber (especially succinic acid) was used in pharmacology since earliest times--already in antiquity. It was a remedy against many diseases, including stomach, eyes, ears, teeth aches. Even rheumatism was treated with amber. Even today, amber is widely used in medicine to treat bladder related illnesses, stomach aches and even bronchitis.

Monday, November 11, 2013

The Meaning of Gemstones

Gemstones are used for various different purposes and hold a variety of differing meanings and have played a very important part in the history of humans. From healing stones to those as big as those at Stonehenge, stones of all sizes have been used as talismans for centuries.
When it comes to gemstones colour is very important, different colour stones hold different meanings. When choosing a coloured gemstone for any engagement ring it is important to establish the sentiment and symbolism behind the stone. A coloured gemstone ring is fast becoming a popular and fashionable way for brides to express their personalities. Many engagement ring designers are noticing the trend and advise people to do their research first, having a gemstone with a sentiment you don't want to carry around isn't ideal.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Gemstone That Is Out of This World

Moissanite is the name given to a mineral called silicon carbide. The naturally occurring mineral's rarity comes from its transportation to Earth, Moissanite is said to have travelled on a meteorite that landed in Arizona, USA many millennia ago. The mineral, because of its rarity can be quite expensive however at the end of the twentieth century jewellers discovered that the stone would make for an ideal gemstone. The newly refined process of creating the rock under laboratory conditions meant that the gems could be more durable and cheaper than diamonds. The Moissanite gemstone was introduced into the Jewelry market in 1998 and is now widely available in most jewellery shops and provides such a good substitute for diamonds that it hard to tell the difference between them. It was even mistake for a diamond by its discoverer Henri Moissan. The stone has become popular with engagement ring designers and buyers alike and features in many modern jewellery collections.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

Why Choose a Ruby Engagement Ring?

Surprisingly diamond's have not always been the first port of call when it comes to engagement rings. The idea that diamond's are an essential feature of any engagement ring wasn't established until the 1930s. De Beer's hugely successful 'a diamond is forever' campaign was launched and the idea blossomed. Due to the campaigns success other glittering gemstone alternatives that were previously celebrated amongst engagement ring designers weren't as widely considered. The colourful gemstones were favoured for their bright and exotic colours and opals, emeralds and sapphires were chosen as excellent stones to give as a gesture of love. Welcomingly though, this idea is making a substantial comeback.
Amongst these new fashionable gemstones is the Ruby, a brilliant alternative to the diamond. The vibrant red colouration of the gemstone have given it a worldwide symbol of love and romance, making it ideal gift for any betrothal, recommended by any engagement ring designer. The Ruby has long been considered a sign of inspiration prosperity and generosity and was worn during battle by warriors as a good luck charm. In Asian culture rubies were often laid with the foundation stones of many houses to produce a long standing and prosperous household.