Category Archives: Know Your Gemstone

Things to know before buying rough diamonds

What are Rough Diamonds? Raw Rough Diamonds are diamonds that have been found in the earth in their natural state, and are uncut, unpolished and may include impurities and inclusions. It is because of this that they may also be known as raw uncut diamonds. They also exist as lab grown diamonds that are cheaper. […]

Steps to Identify Moissanite from Diamond

In another update, we listed the reasons to purchase either a moissanite or a diamond, according to what suits you the best. However if you don’t want to fall into a trap, or need more help deciding, we got you covered… To summarize, moissanite stone is often used as a cheaper substitute to diamond, although […]

Everything you need to know about Cabochons

The word ‘Cabochon’ is derived from the French word ‘caboche’ and it means ‘head’. A cabochon is a bead or a gem that has been highly polished contrasted with faceted. Cabochons have a rounded form with a flat reverse, as they are usually shaped in a convex form. Transparent stones are usually faceted, but opaque gems […]

Things to know about Gemstones and their Origin

Every gemstone offers a meaningful chronicle of the life story of the earth. It discloses to the specialist the extraordinary processes that created the existing crust of the planet. The rocks are the materials of the crust and they are the cradles of valuable gemstones. It is very exciting to know the processes that initiate […]

Everything You Need To Know About Ruby

Rubies are considered as one of the top seven popular gemstones in the world and why won’t they? They not only gorgeous but bring out warmth and luxury when worn. Origin:  This July Birthstone, Ruby is one of the traditional cardinal gems, together with amethyst, sapphire, emerald, and diamond. The word ruby comes from ruber, […]