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.
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.
Handmade wedding rings
To engrave each other's initials on the outside or inside of the rings the brides and grooms can also get handmade wedding rings. Handmade rings are very expensive because they are designed as per the desires of an individual. A handmade ring gives a personal touch and becomes a unique, memorable and valuable possession for them.
Not all wedding rings were plain gold during the 19 th century. According to the style of handmade rings the wedding gowns of the bride can also be designed. And this gives the whole wedding affair a thematic touch. When you place an order for the handmade wedding rings you have to consider that once these handmade wedding rings are made it is not possible to give back or even exchange them because they are a personal item. Typically antique wedding rings from the 19 th century and the 20 th century were plain gold bands.