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What is permanent jewelry?

Why don't gemstones have clarity grades?

Diamond enthusiasts are well-acquainted with the "4 C's" of diamond evaluation, but when it comes to gemstones, the clarity grading system seems less defined.

What is "Oil" in Emeralds?

How To Clean Gold Jewelry At Home?

An in depth guide of how to clean your beloved fine gold jewelry. Whatever gold karat (14k, 18k, etc.), or gold color (white, rose, yellow), this simple guide surely applies to all the gold jewelry...

Are Diamonds Rare?

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Padparadscha: the Gem of Mystery

The famed “Padparadscha” Sapphire is a very special color variety of sapphire consisting of a delicate mixture of pink and orange. These magnificent gems have taken the market by storm and have begun to command...

What is the difference between CVD and HPHT Lab Grown Diamonds?

Lab-Grown Diamonds are created via two methods – Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) and High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT).  What is the difference between CVD and HPHT Lab Grown Diamonds? While HPHT diamonds are more closely...

Why Emeralds are so valuable?

Emerald: If you were born in May, consider yourself fortunate. The May Birthstone, Emeralds are known to bring fortune to its owners and have been revered for thousands of years. Queen Cleopatra of Egypt used...