Historically gems are as old as humanity. As series of civilizations found various stones and treated them they became understood as gems. Appearing countless years ago in form of rock developments, buried as unknown treasures below the earth, gems are truly interesting. Out of the almost 2000 minerals discovered, about 100 of them have attained a place in the jewel kingdom. Of these 100, there are 16 gems that have a substantial market in today's fashion jewelry market. Leading the list naturally are diamonds, topaz, elaborate, zircon, tourmaline, opal, jade, garnet, lazurite, feldspar, beryl, chyrsoberyl, spinel, corundum, quartz and olivine. With affordable jewerly surrounding them, some are called 'tears of heaven' or 'supernatural drops of blood'.Depending on the gems one can decide on the method it has to be used. Eventually it is the treatment that chooses the worth of the gems. cheap jewelry like diamonds, emerald, blue topaz and aquamarine have to undergone irradiation to remove imperfections.While purchasing gems precious jewelry, look for ideal qualities and ask the jewelry the right questions. If there are cracks in the gemstone, beads are darker. Excellent color and great holes are likewise necessary part of the monitoring process prior to buying.
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