Sterling silver bracelets are most popular
Sterling silver bracelets are most popular. We offer large selection of these bracelets. Many exclusive designs are there in these bracelets. The handmade bracelet probably evolved from talismans. These designs are engravable and personalized, with some that are handcrafted.
Handmade leather bracelets vary from braids with sterling silver to wide leather bands that communicate a sense of power. These bracelets are made of the highest quality sterling silver with top rated craftsmanship. Fashionable in the 1950s, they recently experienced a revival and the charms are usually personal or symbolic. The simple elegance of tennis bracelets makes them a perennial favorite.
Gemstones are identified by gemologists
Gemstones are identified by gemologists. The first characteristic a gemologist uses to identify a gemstone is its chemical composition. Gems are characterized in terms of refractive index, dispersion, specific gravity, hardness, cleavage, fracture, and luster. They may exhibit pleochroism or double refraction. Who describe gems and their characteristics using technical terminology specific to the field of gemology.
Next, many gems are crystals which are classified by their crystal system such as cubic or trigonal or monoclinic. They may have luminescence and a distinctive absorption spectrum. For example, diamonds are made of carbon (C) and rubies of aluminium oxide (Al2O3). Another term used is habit, the form the gem is usually found in. For example diamonds, which have a cubic crystal system, are often found as octahedrons.
All gemstones have some characteristics
Many gemstones are used in even the most expensive jewellery depending on the brand name of the designer, fashion trends, market supply, treatments etc. Others are too common and are given a semi-precious status. Most gemstones have good hardness and a high index of refraction.
All gemstones have some characteristics falling short of perfection though; even the seemingly perfect Diamond has four directions of cleavage. Since quartz is everywhere especially in common dirt and dust. Any material that is softer may be scratched during ordinary wear. Nevertheless, diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds still have a reputation that exceeds those of other gemstones.