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 to care Gemstone?
To remove any detergent, rinse the stone in the same temperature water as the soaking solution. This type of stone can be strung on silk or nylon thread, the silk being a better choice because it fails to accumulate as much dirt as nylon. For diamonds, sapphires, and rubies, bring an equal mixture of household cleaner and water to a boil.
Opals contain almost one-third water and are therefore particularly vulnerable to even moderate temperature changes. Remove from heat and allow the gemstones to soak in the solution until it cools. Thermal shock happens when a stone is instantly transported from one extreme temperature to another. They are all nature's gifts to us. There are more than 40 popular gem varieties and many rarer collector gemstones.
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.