For centuries: how stones are fixed in jewelry
In precious jewelry there are no trifles. Starting from the choice of metal, the method of manufacturing the product, its design, the choice of fastener - each stage of the…

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Topaz: a “heavenly" stone with a strong character
Unusual and incredibly beautiful stone topaz has long been considered almost mandatory in women's jewelry wardrobe. The different colors that this semiprecious stone boasts, as well as the universal compatibility…

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World of precious metals
Many centuries ago, people noticed that some metals are different from "relatives". They shine brighter, do not rust, and even after years do not change their original appearance. Such metals…

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Real emerald vs fakes

One of the most beautiful and mysterious gems is considered an emerald. Royal stone and stars adore magnificent stone. The mineral is considered a symbol of power, wealth and wisdom. Emerald is able to change the life of its owner: it attracts luck and protects against disease. But a magical effect is possible only if the stone is real. Often unscrupulous sellers give out imitations as a natural mineral. To avoid cheating, it is important to know what a real emerald looks like, and by what criteria it can be distinguished from a fake.

What a genuine emerald looks like
Emerald is called “green ice”. This variety of beryl has a special cold shine and a green tint. The grassy color of the mineral is due to a small amount of chromium, which is present in its structure. Sometimes the role of chromium is vanadium, which affects the saturation and properties of beryl.

Those who want to buy a real stone should know what an emerald looks like and what characteristics of the mineral are key. The table will help to understand. Continue reading

How to make gold chains: 8 stages of the birth of a masterpiece

It’s hard to argue with the popularity of gold chains. Surely in each of your treasured caskets you will find one or several similar jewelry. They can look completely different depending on the type of weaving, style, weight and other factors. But such products are always universal, durable and loved. Have you ever wondered how gold chains are made? What path does a gold bar go to a jewelry store window? We offer to understand together.

The history of ancient decoration
Today we do not know for certain where the craftsman lived, who first came up with the idea to make links of precious metal and connect them together. It is not known what his name was. One thing is certain: it happened a very, very long time ago. Indeed, for the first time, fashionable gold chains appeared almost at the same time in Ancient Greece and in Ancient Egypt. True, the “fashionable” at that time was considered an exceptionally massive chain that only very wealthy men could afford. Continue reading

The main thing is for the bracelet to sit: we determine the size of the main “manual” jewelry

A bright, attractive, alluring bracelet has long turned from a powerful amulet (and this is how our ancestors perceived it) into a familiar and very important accessory. He is equally loved by both women and men, and without this decoration it is difficult to imagine a stylish image. A laconic chain or a dozen exaggerated items in a gypsy style, gold or jewelry, complemented by a clasp or inlaid with precious stones – in any case, the bracelet must not only be worn correctly.

First of all, you need to be able to determine the size of the bracelet on your hand. Perhaps this is even more important than choosing the right decoration design for you. You see, even the most beautiful product can lose all its attractiveness as soon as you try it on yourself. And all because our personality, features of appearance and style of clothing directly affect how the accessory will look at us. The size of the hand for the bracelet is a very important parameter when choosing this jewelry. The correct definition of the girth of the wrist will help to ensure that your favorite accessory becomes an integral complement to your image. Continue reading

World of precious metals
Many centuries ago, people noticed that some metals are different from "relatives". They shine brighter, do not rust, and even after years do not change their original appearance. Such metals…

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Jewelery of the Duchess of Winsdorz, also known as Wallis Simpson
Mrs. Wallis Simpson is one of the most famous female figures in the politics and public life of Europe in the first half of the 20th century. This is a…

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Features of the choice of jewelry
Jewelry is most often made of gold, silver, platinum. As well as metals belonging to the platinum group (palladium, rhodium, iridium). Most often it is, of course, gold and silver.…

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Topaz: a “heavenly" stone with a strong character
Unusual and incredibly beautiful stone topaz has long been considered almost mandatory in women's jewelry wardrobe. The different colors that this semiprecious stone boasts, as well as the universal compatibility…

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