Nothing is possibly comparable to handmade silver jewellery
Necklace, bangles, bracelet, pendants, rings, earrings and pin are the most universal form of handmade sterling silver ornaments. Sterling silver ornament is decorated by engraving, embossing, etching and filigree, by application of enamel, mosaic, gems, semi precious stones and glass.
This jewellery is decorated by engraving, embossing, etching and filigree, by application of enamel, mosaic, gems, semi-precious stones and glass. Handmade silver jewellery is intriguing in its form and captivating in its beauty. Innovative and rare master art, these are the combination of the delicately crafted patterns of the silver with modern outlook creating an enchanting aesthetic. The silver goes through a number of processes, like carving, enameling, filigree etc., and giving expression to the craftsman's skills.
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.