What a year 2011 has been so far. The jewellery industry has been adapting and filling the demands of the public with some amazing designs and products this year. So much in fact the UK jewellery award winners was the toughest to date.
Archive for July, 2011
Looking for some interactive fun which will boost your on-line presence? then we think this little gem may help with that. A clever little sales tool created by our Jewellery Marketing company LionSorbet not only illustrates exactly what a diamond shape will look like on a finger but also allows the user to change the size of the diamond too, giving a great comparison between 0.3ct all the way up to 1.75ct.
A Gemstone is a piece of mineral, which is cut and polished to make it shine and look very desirable. A gemstone is also known as a semi-precious stone, jewel or gem.
Once the gemstones are cut and polished they can then be used in jewellery such as necklaces, earnings, rings, broaches and other jewellery items. Most gemstones are made of hard minerals, but other soft minerals make up gemstones. Below is a list of different types of minerals used for many jewellery items.
In 2001 the Guinness World Records issued a certificate to the worlds largest carved Sapphire. This mass of brilliant blue looks extraordinary to the human eye. The mighty sapphire was found in the year of 1995 off the southeastern coast of Africa, Madagascar to be precise.
With the cost of precious metals accelerating in the jewellery industry the need for forward thinking security has been increasing. A new RFID tag system has been engineered that works with items small enough such as jewellery.