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Spinel Gemstone Buying Guide

August 10, 2020

Spinel Gemstone Buying Guide. Color and Price, Cut and Sizes, Clarity and Typical inclusiones, where is found, August Birthstone, Famous Spinels and more information. 

Talk about SPINELS is to talk of history, the birth of Gemology, of wars and crowns, but above all, of a great gemstone which is rising from the ashes, like the Phoenix, but on this occasion, it was a long times: TWO CENTURIES.

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Gems and Gemology. Gems Scams: A Little More Than a Hoax

June 17, 2020 1 Comment

Thoughts alouds of a gemologist about gems scams, the relationship that we humans have with gems and jewels, and of course, about feelings. 

 

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Gemas por Color

May 11, 2020

Lo primero que buscamos en las piedras preciosas es su belleza. Pero la belleza es subjetiva y es muy difícil de clasificar.

Una cosa que he aprendido con el tiempo es que cuando se venden piedras preciosas sueltas, los compradores suelen ser coleccionistas de gema o bien van a usar la gema para hacerse una pieza de joyería a medida; un anillo de compromiso, de boda, o algo muy especial. En cuyo caso tienen clarísimo el color que están buscando.

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Gemstones By Color

May 09, 2020

The first thing we look for in precious stones is their beauty. But beauty is subjective and is very difficult to classify.

One thing I have learned over time is that when loose gemstones are sold, the buyers are often gem collectors or they will use the gem to make a custom piece of jewelry; an engagement ring, a wedding ring, or something very special.  In which case they are very clear about the color they are looking for.

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Efectos Ópticos Especiales en Piedras Preciosas de Color

April 29, 2020

Algunas veces las piedras preciosas de color presentan algunos efectos ópticos muy llamativos

Esto puede deberse a sus características estructurales, defectos o incluso inclusiones, y estos son los efectos más conocidos que nos podemos encontrar:

Asterismo, Adularescencia, Aventurescencia, Chatoyancy - Efecto ojo de gato, Iridiscencia, Labradorescencia, Juego de Color, Cambio de Color, Opalescencia, Oriente

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Optical Effects in Colored Gemstones

April 25, 2020

Some times colored gemstones present some very striking optical effects. This is due to characteristic structures, defects or even inclusions, gems can show different effects such as:

 

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Aguamarina, una piedra preciosa de color azul que nos evoca al mar.

March 01, 2020

Aguamarina: Descubre esta piedra preciosa de color azul verdoso, tallas, tamaños, precio, color, pureza, aguamarinas famosas, propiedades, piedra natal de marzo y mucha más información.

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Aquamarine Gemstone Information: A Blue Green Gemstone.

March 01, 2020

Aquamarine Buying Guide.

Aquamarine Gemstone Information: Discover this blue green gem, cut, sizes, clarity, genesis, famous aquamarines, birthstone of march and more information.  

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Amatista: Significado, Propiedades, Piedra Zodiacal, Precio...

February 01, 2020

La amatista es la variedad púrpura del cuarzo transparente y su color puede variar de un lila pálido a un púrpura intenso. Esta piedra preciosa es la  gema natal de Febrero y está asociada al signo zodiacal Piscis.

Su nombre procede de la palabra griega AMETHYSTOS que significa no intoxicada / sobria.

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Amethyst Stone: Meaning, Color, Value, Birthstone...

January 31, 2020

Beautiful purple variety of quartz, its color can range from a pale lilac to deep purple.   This purple gemstone is the Birthstone of February.

The name meaning of Amethyst comes from a Greek word Amethystos (not intoxicated).

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Garnet Gemstone, A Large Colorful Family

January 14, 2020

Information about Garnet Gemstone. Varieties, Colors, Cuts and Sizes, the most expensive varieties, clarity and typical inclusions, and more information ..

 

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Granates, una Gran Familia de Piedras Preciosas

January 12, 2020

Descubre este grupo mineral, el Granate, su rica variedad de colores, cuáles son más valiosos, tallas y tamaños más habituales, pureza e inclusiones, etc...

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