Dazzling Gems & Jewelry

May 7 07:42 2010 Uday Patel Print This Article

An article on gem stones and jewelry making. Science behind gem stones and their usage in astrology....

All over the World the popularity of gemstones and diamonds is same.  The desire to possess gems and diamond is universal and more the merrier. Those who can afford to but these costly works of nature are indeed lucky ones. Ever since gems and diamonds were discovered they have been inseparable part of the jewelry trade. With advancement in science the use of jewels became prolific. The technology developed created cutting and polishing industry all over the World.  Diamond or gem stone studded jewelry is much in demand. The demand for gold or silver jewelry studded with stones is not only from the fashion conscious but from collectors and investors as well.  Gemstones are creation of nature. They are minerals which when processed become lustrous and attractive. Rare gemstones are priced higher and those low in quality are referred to as semi precious stones. Precious stones are diamond,Guest Posting ruby, opal, sapphire and emerald. The rest are usually considered semi precious. Depending upon unique characteristic semi precious stones can be costlier than precious stones. Trace minerals in the gemstones adds to the look and beauty. Both types of gem stones are used in jewelry making. Usage of gem stones and diamond is much more handcrafted designer jewelries all over the World. .  Other types of gem stones are jade, beryl, amethyst, corundum, feldspar, agate, red jasper, garnet and aquamarine.  These stones are very popularly used in gemstone studded jewelry and sometimes in home decorative items. Jewels are seen as highly prized astrological gemstones in Indian astrology. Their usage in rings, necklaces and pendants accords health, mental piece and good luck. Expensive karma bracelets and pendants perform the same functions. Indian astrologers encourage widespread usage of gem stones for astrological purpose.     Gemstones are popular in fashion jewelry making and govern the cost of jewelries by their rarity and unique characteristic.  They are highly prized in engagement rings in USA. The rings are popularly sold online. Gem stones are mined from different parts of the World depending upon the chemical composition and geological formation of the soil.Gemstones occur naturally but they are prepared artificially as well. The latter are cheaper and do have the quality and properties of natural gemstones. Organic gemstones like amber and pearl are not by any means classified as gemstones but are considered as such.

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Uday Patel
Uday Patel

Uday writes often on gemstones and diamonds. He is keen about jewejry making and designers. He often writes about astrological gemstones used in India. Uday writes on many topics besides gem stones.   

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