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What is the difference between 24k, 22k and 18k gold

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The Different Karats of GoldKarat is the term used to measure the gold content or purity. Before we understand the difference between 24k, 22k and 18k gold, you must know what karat stands for. Karat is basically a unit used to measure the purity of gold. The higher the karat, the purer the gold. Here’s a simple guide to understanding the difference between 24k, 22k and 18k gold.24K gold24k gold is also called pure gold or 100 percent gold. This means that all 24 parts of the gold are all pure gold without traces of any other metals. It is...

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What is silver ?

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Silver is a metallic chemical element with an atomic number of 47 and the symbol Ag. The “Ag,” incidentally, is from the Latin word argentum. This is probably one of the more well known chemical elements, since some people own jewelry or utensils made with it, and a number of cultures have traditional beliefs and myths about this metal. Silver also has industrial uses in addition to ornamental ones, and it is heavily mined around the world to meet global demand. Humans have been aware of the existence of silver for thousands of years, and it has long been prized as...

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What is birthstone ?

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Birthstones are a collection of precious and semi-precious gemstones, with each stone representing a month of the Gregorian calendar. The idea behind the birthstone can be traced back to the Breastplate of Aaron, a religious garment holding the twelve gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel. In today’s present culture, each birthstone carries special characteristics that are believed to hold true to its wearer.           JANUARY – GARNET This stone represents faith, love and constancy. Garnet may provide directional guidance in the darkness, making it ideal for frequent travelers. Its wearers may feel an increase in...

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How to Polish Silver Jewelry?

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Why Does Silver Tarnish? When it comes to polishing silver jewelry or gold jewelry, I definitely think less is more. You don't want to devalue your precious heirlooms or investments by over-aggressively polishing your jewelry. Now, tarnish - on your sterling silver jewelry - is actually a product of oxidation. So when your jewelry is exposed to elements in the atmosphere like oxygen or even sulphur, it will tarnish your jewelry. Evaluate the Silver Jewelry I think the first thing to do is just to evaluate your piece, figure out what the best method for cleaning it is. Now, as...

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The Healing power of gemstones

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According to folklore and stories throughout history, many gemstones are thought to offer mystic healing to its wearer.  So whether shopping for a gift of fine jewelry, or considering a gift for yourself along the way, consider the healing properties of these fine gemstones. Gemstones may not bake your cookies and wrap your gifts for you, but they will make you feel better while doing so. Gemstone healing powers Amber - Thought to aid memory loss, purify the body, alleviate headaches, and bone and heart problems, Amber is known for its stress relieving and calming properties. Amethyst - Aids in the reduction of...

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