Testing gold through acid

Testing gold is absolutely necessary when selling your golden jewels or buying such from an unaccredited source. Although most gold products have carat stamps, sometimes old unstamped jewels appear on the market. The stamps can also be forged and placed on fake jewels or ones that are excessively dirty ...

New shine for your old gold

Maintaining the golden jewelry in good condition is relatively easy and can be done at home. Despite the fact that golden jewelry does not darken like the jewelry made out of other metals, it is nevertheless subject to dirt, staining and other environmental influences which can make it loose its shine. ...

Strange objects set with Swarovski crystals

The time when Swarovski crystals were used only for embellishing jewels is now in the past. Today human imagination and abilities know no boundaries. We often happen to witness strange designer ideas, but being true to fashion and style, we are in no hesitation to attain the latest designer products, ...

The secrets of black pearls

Black pearls are among the most magnificent creations of nature. They are fashioned in the turquoise lagoons surrounding the islands of French Polynesia. They are often considered to be the offspring of Tahiti and are therefore known by the name of Tahitian pearls. These pearls are formed by pearl oysters, ...

The largest gold markets in the world

Undoubtedly, jewelry trade is one of the biggest economic branches in a number of countries around the globe. Millions of people make living thanks to the mining and processing of precious metals. This article describes some of the largest gold markets in the world.

The history of earrings

In ancient times earrings were a predominantly male ornament. They were popular even 7000 years ago in ancient Asia. Egyptians and Assyrians used earrings to signify the fact that they belong to a higher class.

The origins of jewels

People always strive to look different and better than each other and jewels are one of the most popular tools of accomplishing that. They have been popular for generations and this is the reason why the jewelry industry is so successful. The word “jewel” comes from Latin and is a testament to the ...
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