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Jewelry Review: Useful information on all types of Jewelry at YourJewelryAdvice

by JewelStruck on Mar.27, 2015, under Reviews

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Just came across this amazing website YourJewelryAdvice.com with great articles on all types of Jewelry, from Promise Rings and Ruby Rings, to Custom Jewelry and Emeralds.They have written a lot about buying jewelry online, as well as types of jewelry. Also have written a guide on buying promise rings for him and her.

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I specially liked their post which talks about tips on buying emerald jewelry. It tells you about inclusions in Emerald and how Emeralds are treated. They also talk about synthetic stones and what you should expect from them. It has some great pieces of emerald jewelry shared, along with an advice on how to buy them online.

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Recommend checking out their articles, which you can find here.

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Johnson Matthey NY announced winners of 2012 Sustainable Design Awards

by JewelStruck on Mar.30, 2012, under Jewelry Trends, News & Events

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Johnson Matthey NY (JMNY) has announced winners of their 2012 Sustainable Design Awards, which had two categories: Platinum Love and Palladium Expression. Four winners were recognized in the competition two from each category. Among the winning designs, I loved “Petals” the most, designed by Edit Simon of Edit Simon Jewelry.

Petals is a multi-faceted piece which enhances the depth, shine and color of a stunning center stone, palladium being used to show the metal’s ability to create texture.

You can find more details about it and other winning designs on JMNY’s website.

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Rainbow necklaces, with handcut brass & semi precious stones

by Maura Nicholson on Jun.03, 2010, under Handmade Jewelry

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Brass and semi precious stone necklace

These necklaces are made from handcut brass shapes they have lapis,peridot,garnet,amethyst,iolite,jade,topaz,aquamarine,gold filled and emerald beads.  You can layer them up for a very dramatic look or wear just one. I love the mix of all the different colours and I will be wearing them this summer.

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GEMS May – How to care for Emerald Jewelry & Gemstone

by JewelStruck on May.31, 2010, under GEMS

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With the last post of Gemstone Each Month Series (GEMS) – May, we would writing on how to care for Emerald Jewelry and Gemstone. Do use these tips in general too, to keep your jewelry last long. Also showcasing a very beautiful Emerald Brooch kept at Museum of Natural History, Washington.

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Hooker Emerald Brooch

Continuing with Emerald Jewelry care tips, here we go :-

  • Emeralds are generally found without fissures and surface cracks, so it’s common for them to have been oiled, waxed or filled with resin.
  • Though they have a good hardness, but due to inclusions and fissures they can easily break or chip on impact. So you should wear the emerald jewelry carefully. Also you can keep emerald in your jewelry surrounded with harder gemstones like diamond to avoid direct impact.
  • Every 2-3 years, you can give it to an experienced jeweler to re-oil your emerald, which would keep make it look good longer.
  • Clean emerald jewelry with a soft, dry cloth only. Avoid exposing emerald to harsh chemicals.
  • Store your Emerald Jewelry in a dry place, preferably away from sunlight. Also don’t store them in the same compartments of bags as diamonds and sapphires to prevent scratches to the emeralds.

So those were a few tips on how to care for Emerald Jewelry and thats all from this series on Emeralds, we would be coming up with a new stone soon for next month.  We would be announcing GEMS June soon, if you have any suggestions do email them at info@jewelstruck.com

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GEMS May – Metaphysical & Healing properties of Emerald

by JewelStruck on May.27, 2010, under GEMS

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Continuing with Gemstone Each Month Series (GEMS) – May, we would be discussing about metaphysical and healing properties of Emerald. Also showcasing a very beautiful Emerald necklace set, by Mauro Luna. If you have anything to share on Emeralds, do email us at info@jewelstruck.com before the end of this month, for it to be featured.

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Emerald Necklace, Ring and Earrings

  • Emerald is a stone of love and good fortune, and is reputed to bring both passion and domestic bliss. It brings and enhances harmony, joy, cleansing, clairvoyance, memory, and faith.
  • Physically, Emerald is associated with the heart chakra. This crystal is the most recommended stone for breathing issues, heart health, swollen lymphnodes, blood problems, the thymus, the pancreas ( for blood sugar rebalance), labor/delivery, eyesight, and the etheric field. Excellent general healer.
  • Emerald shares with you abundant energy, both physical and spiritual. It helps you to expand beyond your fear into higher wisdom, praising and enjoying life. It represents infinite consciousness expressing itself through wisdom and eternal unconditional love.
  • According to Feng Shui, Emerald is used primarily in the Southeast direction for wealth, in the Southwest direction for relationships and in the North for personal growth and journeys.
  • The Emerald is associated with the Moon, Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, and Chiron.

So thats all we had about metaphysical and healing properties of Emerald. We would be posting more on this Gemstone soon, do wait for our next post in this series.

Image credit – Mauro Luns

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