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Latest In Trends, Diamond and Gold Contact Lenses

by JewelStruck on Oct.23, 2011, under News & Events

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Yes you read it right, now your eye can have glitter of gold and twinkle of diamonds. The idea to bring the jewelry industry to the eyes of the contact lenses business is that of Chandrashekhar Chawan, optometrist and creator of La Ser eye jewelry line. As if having the ability to go from brown eyes to blue, now anyone can see the world through gold and diamonds – contacts, that is – for a whopping $15K a pair.

Latest In Trends, Diamond and Gold Contact Lenses

Latest In Trends, Diamond and Gold Contact Lenses

Well for eyes not to worry! Although not FDA approved, Chawan says the lenses are safe and comfortable, sitting 6 to 9mm away from the eye. You’ll also get your choice of diamonds set in yellow or white gold. So the next time you see someone with an extra twinkle in their eye, do a double take because their eyes just might be sparkling with diamonds.

http://www.lasereyejewellery.com/

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Rare Diamonds – would you like to buy them?

by JewelStruck on Oct.16, 2011, under Reviews

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Came across this awesome website, which sells various rare diamonds, providing fantastic deals and savings too. They provide convenient access to all of these rare diamonds in one place, while also providing the best deals and lowest prices on the web.

Rare Diamonds

Rare Diamonds

They also help you make a sound purchasing decision by providing lots of informative guides and other articles which are designed to help inform you about rare diamonds and diamond jewelry in general.

If you are looking to buy a perfect diamond, your search should end with rare diamonds  :-)

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Beautiful & Stylish Diamond Bangles with Unique Pattern

by Shilpee Nagota on May.25, 2010, under Jewelry Designs

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Beautiful & Stylish Diamond Bangles with Unique Pattern of Four's

Beautiful & Stylish Diamond Bangles with Unique Pattern

  • Product name :- Bangles
  • Style of Jewelry :- Unique and Heavy
  • Metals used :- Yellow Gold
  • Settings used :- Pave & Prong in Diamonds
  • Stones used :- Diamonds
  • Other details :-Pattern of Four Bangles , 2 in one hand.

To know more about us please visit www.nagotacreations.com

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GEMS April – Metaphysical & Healing properties of Diamonds

by JewelStruck on Apr.30, 2010, under GEMS

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With last post of Gemstone Each Month Series (GEMS) – April on Diamonds, we would be posting about Metaphysical and Healing properties of Diamond. Would also add pointers on how to care for Diamond Jewelry. But first of all showcasing a very beautiful Diamond brooche by somma –

Diamond, florentine oval broche, gold by Somma.

Diamond, florentine oval broche in gold

Coming back to properties of Diamond, its not only the hardest stone (10 on Mohs scale) but also hardest mineral on earth. It is graded by four C’s: cut, color, clarity and carat.

  • Being most recently chosen for Engagement rings, Diamond is a stone that bonds relationships and enhances love. It brings longevity, particularly to relationships, balance, clarity and abundance.
  • In ancient times, diamonds were worn as tumbled stones. They were treasured for their beauty as a gemstone.
    It can amplify one’s thoughts, strengths, and weaknesses.
  • Because of its hardness and it’s common associated with the Sun. It gives one who wears or carries it courage and hope.
  • In Ancient times, crushed diamond has been used for curing many ailments.
  • Diamond is also known as master healer, its associated with crown chakra. It helps breaking up blockages in crown chakra and enhances personality.

Although Diamond in hardest substance on earth, but exposure to harsh chemical can effects its sparkle. So its recommended to clean it with soap and water, using a soft brush. Also to avoid chipping and scratching, you should not wear with while doing any strenuous activity. So thats all we have on Diamonds in this series, we would be back with another Gemstone for May month soon. You can email us your suggestions or feedback at info@jewelstruck.com, so till next post keep rocking. Take care!

Image Credit :- somma

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GEMS April – Types of Diamond

by JewelStruck on Apr.21, 2010, under GEMS

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Continuing with Gemstone Each Month Series (GEMS) for April month, we would be posting about types of Diamonds. Also showcasing a very beautiful Diamond ring by rcnevada. If you have anything to share on Diamonds, do email us as info@jewelstruck.com.

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Diamond ring by rcnevada

Coming back to types, Natural Diamonds can be categorized into 4 types, depending on the impurity levels.

  • 1a – It is the most common form of Diamonds and contains about 0.3% of Nitrogen. It absorbs blue light and so are generally light yellow or brown in color.
  • 1b – They are very rare in nature, about 0.1% of total. In them the nitrogen atoms occur isolated throughout the carbon lattice. In general have a more intense color than Type Ia diamonds, absorbing green as well as blue light. They can appear yellow, orange, green or brown in color.
  • 2a – They contain very negligible amount of impurities and are considered purest form of Diamonds. These are generaly colorless.
  • 2b – They occour very rare and may contain even lower concentrations of nitrogen than 2a. But they contain boron impurities at the atomic level, because of which they are generaly bluish in color. They constitute about 0.1 percent of total

Other than natural Diamonds, diamonds can be synthesized too. Two of the methods used are High Pressure High Temperature Synthesis using graphite and another growth technique called Chemical Vapour Deposition(CVD).

So thats all we had on types of Diamonds, we will be back with next post in this series soon.

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