About Men's Jewellery Designers
Nowadays, men are becoming as enamored with jewellery. Jewellery designers have well woken up to the fact and are now offering exclusive and extensive men's range of jewellery. This jewellery is ranging right from diamond-studded watches to chains, bracelets and pendants.
This trend is further accentuated by the portrayal of men supporting flashy pieces of jewellery in cinema. Accessories as they are with cars and gizmos. In the past the passion for jewellery rested with women alone. From the mafia kings carrying extravagant neckpieces, to the young lover wearing a kinky bracelet gifted by his fiancé, men across all channels are being quick enough to adopt the trend. In this section, we take a look on the latest developments in this trend along with the major newsmakers in this aspect.
How Durable is My Gemstone Jewellery?
First of all a note about the hardness and therefore relative durability of gemstones. To measure hardness, the jewellery industry uses the Mohs scale. This gem-trade standard, conceived by Friedrich Mohs in 1812, measures the ability of a gem or mineral to resist abrasion damage.
Diamond at 10 is the hardest whereas talc at 1 is the softest. Popular gemstones like amethyst and citrine register 7 whereas rubies and sapphires register 9. Most of us come off the beach on the first day with the 3 s’s all achieved - rings caked in sand, sea-salt and suntan lotion. Nude sunbathing, as far as silver and gold jewellery is concerned, is a must! Remember also that sand will scratch the surface of precious metals.
Diamonds are the hardest of precious stones
The word 'diamond' itself is a derivative of the Greek word adamas, which means 'unconquerable'. The diamonds rarity and natural beauty have contributed to making it such an extraordinary and magical gift. Diamonds are the hardest of precious stones. Many people are confused as to how a diamond is priced. It is the undiminished beauty of diamonds.
This does not mean that a diamond cannot be damaged only that they are difficult to damage requiring a very precise strike in an exact location in order to damage the surface. And that has made them so highly prized throughout several centuries. Diamonds continue to hold a deep fascination. As the diamonds is world’s ultimate symbol of love.