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Tag: Spinels

Picking Out The Right Spinel From The Extensive World of Gems

Picking Out The Right Spinel From The Extensive World of Gems

Picking out the right Spinel has perplexed man for years. From royal jewelry to the ever popular signate ring, the ever loved Spinel is creating a storm in the jewelry market today. Easily mistaken for a Ruby, the ever lustrous Spinel has exceptional hardness that […]

Price-Friendly Gems for Engagement Rings

Price-Friendly Gems for Engagement Rings

Everyone thinks a diamond is probably the go-to gemstone to pop the big question but is it a wise choice? This season, make a statement by going down on one knee with an engagement ring that will surely be an eye-catcher. Colour engagement rings are fast becoming […]

A Gemmologist in Burma

A Gemmologist in Burma

Over the last few months, I visited the colourful country of Myanmar, once known to be Burma. A country filled with so much history from the plains of ancient Bagan to the beautiful hills of Kalaw and the vast expanse of  the Inle Lake, each […]

The Al-Thani Jewels

The Al-Thani Jewels

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York currently has on display Indian Jewels part of the private collection of Sheikh Hamad bin Abdullah Al- Thani. The exhibition is on until the 25th of January 2015 and depicts Indian workmanship from the Mughal times. Jigha […]

Indian Jewels – stand the test of time

Indian Jewels – stand the test of time

A nation with rich traditions that vary from state to state has always been in the limelight for its perfect craftsmanship in terms of jewellery.   From the early days India gained popularity for its Diamonds recovered from the Golconda mines, excellent cutting traditions passed […]