Gunda Misty Diamonds, August 18th , 2017. You may say that you do not have a trained eye to spot real diamonds and the fake ones. So, how would you know if the diamond in front of you is fake or real? However, even if man creates the ultimate copy of a real diamond, there are a few characteristics in which no fakes can match the real ones. These characteristics help one compare real and fake diamonds. As you must be aware, diamonds are made of carbon that has been compressed beneath the earth's surface for hundreds of centuries. Real diamonds rate 10 on the Mohs scale, making them the hardest mineral found on earth. Thus, it can scratch glass, ruby, sapphire, and even fake diamonds, which are known as Cubic Zirconia (CZ). The Cubic Zirconia are made of glass, which makes them sparkle and shine just like a real diamond. Therefore, one needs to understand the subtle differences in real and fake diamonds.
Ivona Gita Diamonds, August 20th , 2017. ✦ After a decade of its discovery, Russia become the third largest producer of diamonds in the industry, showcasing the finest quality ones.
Giolla Fhaolain Diamonds, August 16th , 2017. Drop earrings consist of a big gemstone that hangs from a single point. Many smaller diamonds or semi precious stones are used for making drop earrings. You can combine a blue diamond with colorless ones or even pearls or other beautiful gems. Another variation of the drop blue diamond earrings is the tear drop earring. The central diamond that hangs from the base is a tear drop shaped one and is a very popular design. Some of the best drop earrings can be found in the collection of Cartier, Tiffany, and Bvlgari. All these earrings are set in 18K or 22K gold, silver, or platinum.
Giolla Fhaolain Diamonds, August 18th , 2017. Prismatic Dispersion: Diamond is known for its brilliance or 'white' flashes of light. CZ on the other hand possesses colored flashes of light, due to higher dispersion of prismatic light, which can be seen by the naked eye. Diamond has a dispersion (breaking up of light into its spectral colors) of 0.04, while CZ has 0.06.
Kadri Janan Diamonds, August 18th , 2017. After being extracted by any of the mining methods described above, the diamondiferous rock is crushed, to extract manageable chunks from it. Next, it is mixed with ferrosilicon slurry and through a technique called Dense Medium Separation (DMS). Diamond-rich concentrate is separated from it, using centrifugal techniques. At this stage, the concentrate is crushed even more, to extract diamonds. Using X-rays, laser sorters, and other techniques that exploit the properties of diamonds, they are finally separated from the concentrate, to be cut and polished.
Mireille Felicia Diamonds, August 16th , 2017. Diamond Nexus gemstones are excellent diamond stimulants and come very close to matching the properties of mined diamonds at many different comparison points. They cut glass, being virtually identical to diamond on the Mohs (hardness) scale. They refract perfect 'hearts and arrows' and have radiance and brilliance readings extremely close to flawless diamond.
Kadri Janan Diamonds, August 18th , 2017. Sapphire are a type of the mineral 'corundum', which is an aluminum oxide. Their structure comprises hexagonal crystals of corundum, which makes them extremely hard. In fact, after diamonds, sapphires are the second hardest gemstones on Earth, being rated 9 on the Mohs scale. Trace elements such iron, copper, titanium, chromium, etc., present in their structures give sapphires their different colors, including blue, green, orange, purple, etc. White sapphire is the only one which has no trace element, and is thus considered pure.
Rajya Maureen Diamonds, August 19th , 2017. In astrology, both diamonds and white sapphire are associated with the planet Venus. Venus is considered as symbolizing love, beauty, and sensuality. Thus, wearing of either of these gemstones is said to impart these beneficial qualities in a person's life. Many astrologers opine that, to obtain the benefits of the same value as those bestowed by a 1-carat diamond, one would be required to wear at least a 2- to 3-carat white sapphire.
Doubravka Tamara Diamonds, August 17th , 2017. Gemisis diamonds are beautiful and almost perfect diamond replicas. Unfortunately, they are not available in a clear, white color, so they are not a good choice for traditional diamond settings. However, if a yellow, orange or pink diamond is what you crave, Gemisis offers stunning choices in beautiful precious metal, fine-jewelry settings.
Imke Delara Diamonds, August 18th , 2017. Unless you're buying a vintage diamond that has been cut over 50 years ago, the only way of ascertaining a conflict-free diamond is through proper documentation.
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