Jewellery designers are struggling to make a success of their businesses.
Such challenging times has never faced by Indian Jewellery industry because for decades Indian glut of cheap imported Jewellery was faced and now with the rise in gold prices onset of a predicted recession for 2008.
This is really a time to start promoting the Indian home has been grown industries more heavily. Our most talented grown Jewellery designers are struggling to make a success of their businesses. So it is not right that we do nothing to support these wonderful creative people and just stand by. All news channels constantly reminded of these facts and on an almost daily basis reporting on the struggling economy and the co lapse of the housing markets.
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.
A diamond is a beauty
A diamond's beauty, rarity and price depend on the interplay on all the 4 C's cut, clarity, carat and color. The other big trend is the revival of antique cut diamonds such as the cushion cut. Side stone options include these 7 shapes as well as baguette and trillion.
Its purity is the perfect symbol of a new beginning. It is believed that the first diamonds were discovered nearly 3000 years ago in India. They were considered valuable because of their ability to refract light and were used as either decoration or as talismans - for protection and warding against evil. Generally speaking there are 7 principle diamond shapes for Jewelry - round, marquise, emerald, princess, pear, oval and heart. The strongest trend in Jewelry design is diamond set in white metal particularly platinum.