Jeweller Magazine
advertisement
Jeweller Magazine
advertisement
Jeweller Magazine
advertisement
Goto your account
Search Stories by: 
and/or
 

Search Results - ALL

your search of 'ALL' has 41 results.

sort by  Recent ▼
showing 1 - 15 of 41 results   
1
2
3
<b>L to R:</b> Neha Dani ring; Le Vian pendant; Chopard earrings Below: Lydia Courteille cuff; Tiffany & Co. ring.

Gemstones
Unusual Opal Part I: Fire opal

Opal is famous for the incredible array of colours displayed, from vibrant reds – the most prized – to velvety purples and everything in between. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Lance Fischer earrings; Kat Florence necklace; Erica Courtney ring.

Gemstones
Diaspore: Colour and light

Diaspore derives its name from the Greek word diaspora – meaning ‘to scatter’. The prized colour-change varieties may be better known as Csarite or, formerly, Zultanite. Read more »
Discover the tools and technology shaping today's jewellery industry. Images: Orion Nano 20 Watt Laser Engraver, courtesy Australian Jewellers Supplies; Seiko S880 Digital Multi-Tester

Feature Stories
2021 Equipment Innovations: Innovation Information

As the jewellery trade continues to evolve, so too do the tools and equipment used by its workforce, writes ARABELLA RODEN. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Kat Florence ring; OGI necklace; Nikos Koulis earrings

Gemstones
Apatite: A touch of mystery

Apatite derives its name from the Greek word apate, meaning to deceive – referring to how this gemstone is often confused with other minerals, including the striking Parai´ba tourmaline. Read more »

Gemstones
Pretty in pink: Kunzite

Kunzite, a variety of spodumene, is a relatively lesser-known gem in the world of jewellery – yet its beautiful pink-to- violet colouring, owed to the presence of manganese, continues to attract a growing number of admirers and collectors. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Anna Hu brooch; Fred Leighton necklace; Neha Dani bracelet.

Gemstones
The magic of moonstone

The aptly named moonstone has been associated with the moon across various cultures throughout history. In Hindu mythology, moonstone is believed to be made of solidified moonbeams. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Tiffany & Co. necklace; Boucheron ring; H.Stern earrings. <b>Below:</b> Morganite rough; Linneys ring; Chaumet brooch

Gemstones
Gemstone: Morganite

Morganite is a pinkish form of beryl. The beryl group of gemstones contains some of the most highly desired and more expensive of the coloured gems – the most famous of which is emerald – with a wide variety of colours represented, ranging from colourless to black. Read more »

Feature Stories
What’s old is gold: understand vintage and antique jewellery

Arabella Roden explores antique and vintage jewellery to discover what makes this category so compelling – for consumers, collectors, and curators alike. Read more »
<b>L to R:</b> Tamir earrings; Chopard x Rihanna collier, antique swallow brooch. <b>Below:</b> Turquoise rough; SJ Shrubsole antique brooch

Gemstones
Gemstone: Turquoise

Turquoise has been used as jewellery material for thousands of years and is one of the best-known ornamental gemstones. Finds in archaeological digs in Egypt date back 7,500 years and examples of carved turquoise can be found from 3,000 years ago in China, making it likely one of the first gemstones ever mined. Read more »
L to R: Fred Leighton ring, Chow Tai Fook necklace, Andrew Grima brooch | Below: Boucheron bracelet, Arman Sarkisyan ring

Gemstones
Lapis lazuli: The night sky in your hand

Lapis lazuli, often shortened to lapis, gained its name from Latin and Persian origins – lazhuward meaning ‘blue’ in Persian and lapis meaning ‘stone’ in Latin. The gem has been highly prized for thousands of years, being used in jewellery, carvings, seals and decorative items. Read more »
L to R: David Webb earrings | David Webb necklace | Antique Necklace | Below: Fred Leighton bracelet

Gemstones
Jade Part II: Nephrite

In part one of the jade series, we noted that the name ‘jade’ is a commercial term used for two minerals: jadeite and nephrite. Last month we focused on jadeite; this month, we focus on nephrite. Read more »
Image from L to R: Raw synthetic moissanite material before being grown. Source: Alibaba | Cut and set moissanite Source: Diamond Boutique

Gemstones
Synthetic Moissanite

Synthetic moissanite is marketed by the jewellery industry as an affordable diamond alternative. Named after Nobel Prize winner and French chemist Henri Moissan, moissanite in its natural form is a rare mineral, silicon carbide. Read more »

Gemstones
Chrysoprase

Chrysoprase is the green variant, and most valuable form, of chalcedony. Its name comes to us from the Greek language, with chrysos being the word for gold and prasinon for green. Read more »
L to R: Blue sapphire with asterism; yellow topaz with chatoyancy against background of assorted gemstones.

Gemstones
A guide to asterism and chatoyancy

The beauty of gemstones resides in the optical properties associated with light, be it light reflected within the body of the gem or from the gem’s surface. Read more »
Garnet gemstone

Gemstones
Garnet: Gem of many colours - Part II

In part two of the Garnet: Gem of Many Colours series, key members of the garnet family will be discussed, together with garnet history – in the jewellery sense – and garnet lore. Read more »

sort by  Recent ▼
showing 1 - 15 of 41 results   
1
2
3



Read current issue

login to my account
Username: Password:
World Shiner
advertisement
© 2021 Befindan Media