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
What to give for Valentine’s Day? Every year, thousands and millions of such requests are sent to space and to Google. The statistics is inexorable: for eleven months of the year, men and women (most often men, of course) can call Valentine’s Day a stupid Western tradition, a great way for sellers to cash in on near-by buyers, commemoration of an unknown priest. Equally popular is the phrase that lovers do not need special holidays once a year, and you can and should pamper your loved ones regardless of the date on the calendar. It’s like that. But here’s an amazing thing: around the end of January, literally all the guys begin to think about what they can give the girl on February 14th.
There are special requirements for the present: it must certainly be original and romantic. And here many gentlemen come to a standstill: how to choose a good present for your beloved? What to stop from all the variety that the souvenir industry pleases us with? There is something to think about.
General principles for choosing a gift Continue reading