Real jewellery and Imitation jewellery
Real jewellery was the hottest commodity in the past. Many folks still hold a preference for real jewellery even today. Nowadays imitation jewellery is also popular as real jewellery. Main advantage of wearing imitation jewellery it is safest way in many outdoor situations; such as while at sporting events or walking through a crowded street.
Many women still keep a range of authentic jewellery to wear on religions occasions. The main reason of decreasing popularity of real jewellery is its cost. Wearing imitation jewellery during other occasions such as a parties, while out on a trip is considered perfectly acceptable these days. The rising cost of raw material such as gold, silver, precious stones, and diamonds, demand of these replaces to imitation jewellery.
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 sís 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.
Bridal ring is an expensive token of love
The bridal ring is an inexpensive token of love and respect between a man and woman. What bride doesn't look forward to her new husband slipping a bridal ring on to her finger as he says I love you? Well you will have to spend a fair chunk of money. It is generally accepted that a gentleman will spend at least two monthsí salary on the ring but many will lay out a lot more to get the right bridal ring for his lady.
But it is lasts for sixty plus years then what price would you put upon it. What sort of bridal ring you buy will depend obviously not only on your budget but the style and material of the actual band? Do you have to spend a fortune on you bridal? The bridal ring is one of the most treasured items of jewellery a woman can own. Diamonds and a bride go together like strawberries and cream, a white dress, a bouquet and a bridal ring, a perfect match.