Bracelet are popular jewellery item
At Blue Nile, all our platinum bracelets are made of platinum. Blue Nile gold bracelets are made from the finest 18k. This provides a perfect match of beauty and durability. Pure 24k gold is soft and easily bent while 14k gold is mixed with other metals that potentially dull the color of your gold bracelet.
Our silver bracelets are crafted from the highest-quality pure sterling silver, and all are inspected for a fineness mark to ensure quality. Our sterling silver charm bracelets and charms are created exclusively for Blue Nile. Our high-quality charms feature a custom lobster claw, designed to precisely fit either of our unique bracelets.
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.
Diamonds have a fantastic collection of silver and gold jewellery
As a consumer and potential buyer of diamonds you are right in being concerned about the ethics of diamond mining and trade. These are quite simply great gifts for kids. All 'D for Diamond' jewellery comes complete with quality co-ordinate packaging and gift card. Their latest range includes many new bright enamel and resin collectable charms, zip charms, pendants and nursery rhyme christening bangles in silver and gold.
You may already know about the 4 Cs but there is an increasing awareness of the so called 5th C Ė Conflict Diamonds, especially since the release of the film The Blood Diamond featuring Leonardo di Caprio and Amnesty Internationalís campaign Are you looking for the perfect diamond. Every single item is exclusively designed to capture the imagination of young children today. Diamonds have a fantastic collection of silver and gold jewellery for every occasion.