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What are Diamonds? Why are Diamonds Expensive?

What makes diamonds so valuable? Why are diamonds so expensive? Why are they considered so valuable? While defining value of a diamond stone, we must keep in mind the surrounding environment effects and its main cost to the bottom of what is making it so expensive? Diamonds are distinctly one of the most highly appreciated.
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Evaluating Colored Stones / Faceted Gemstones Evaluation - The Five Ps

Faceted Stones in Colored Stones are evaluated by Color, Cut, Clarity, Sizes. Among them, color is the king of all. The more intense will be the color with lighter tone, the more it will be valuable. Market trends play a vital role in defining value of a colored stone.
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How can we determine Diamonds by Cut, Clarity, Color and Size?

How will you detect the quality of diamond while buying online or face to face. Gemologists have defined some standards if we follow them while analysis of a diamond, they can help us a lot in first analysis of a valuable, quality and fine diamond. What are they? How they are determined? Read more here
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Batakundi Kashmir Sapphire Information

The Kashmir region has the world famous unusual sapphires. In the present world, the term " Kashmir " usually associated with blue sapphires is a strong selling tool. Kashmir sapphires are extremely rare.
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List of Rarest Minerals - Rarest Gemstone List

As per Guinness Book of world Record, Painite is the rarest mineral on the Earth. Painite is considered as The planet's rarest and most precious gemstone.  For decades, only two crystals have been known to exist.

The numbers of the most rarest gemstone are various. Rarity is decided in terms of availability of quantity of deposits found. Read more about list of other rarest stones:-

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Interesting Facts about Kunzite Stones

Kunzite Gemstone is popular as so-called Evening Gemstone. Kunzite is the trade name of of the lithium-rich, heat-sensitive, highly pleochroic pink variety of spodumene, a pyroxene species that was first described by Portuguese-Brazilian mineralogist José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (1763-1838).
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How Aquamarine Stone is Formed ? - March Birthstone Aquamarine

First use of aquamarine is record to be used by Greeks and Romans 480 to 300BC. It got popularity around 7th century. ancient sailors used to wear it in order to keep themselves safe from dangers. They believed that it would keep them strong and will protect them from upcoming disasters and ocean wraths.
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How Tektites are formed by Meteorite Collision Impacts?

How tektites are formed by extra territorial bodies such as meteorite collision impacts. This is only possible by hypervelocity meteorite collisions with terrestrial rocks. High energy, temperature and pressure is needed. 
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What are Rainbow Jewelry Trends with Rainbow Sapphire Stones

Rainbow jewelry especially in setting with rainbow sapphire stones is a recent jewelry trend popular among jewelry designers. Rainbow sapphires give lot of choices of colors and help in creating beautiful jewelry designs. Rainbow sapphire loose gemstones are set with diamonds and gold. They include rainbow earrings, necklaces, rings and much more
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What is Amethyst Gemstone and Valentine Relationship

Amethyst is the stone of St.Valentine Amethyst is the stone of love and it is one of the most valuable Gemstone. Amethyst is a purple violet variety of quartz. Its name comes from the Greek word “amethystos” meaning “remedy against drunkenness” or “not intoxicated”.
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February Birthstone is Amethyst Stone | Know about Amethyst Crystals

If you were born in February, Than Amethyst is your birthstone. Amethyst is February Birthstone. Amethyst stone has been popular among royal families. 
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Natural Lapislazuli- A Gemstone

Lapis lazuli is one of the oldest of all gems, with a history stretching back some 7000 years or more. This mineral is important not just as a gem, but also as a pigment, for ultramarine is produced from crushed lapis lazuli (this is why old paintings using ultramarine for their blue pigments never fade).

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Interesting Facts about Peridots Gemstone | Green Peridot Stone

Peridots from Pakistan are getting international space. Pakistan is producing the most beautiful vivid green Peridots from Supat mine, Kohistan and Mansehra cities and Valleys. The colour peridot Gemstones in Pakistan is absolutely stunning and vivid. It is nearby Emerald Gemstone colour. The quality Pakistan Gemstone, Peridot is absolutely great. 
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Star Phenomena in the Sapphire and Ruby Stones | Star Saphhires Identification

Star phenoman in rubies and sapphires is common. That is due to their asterism or internal reflection. In cabochon form, star makes the low grade Corundum also valuable. Chemically, star sapphire is an aluminum oxide and forms as trigonal crystals.
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Types of Crystal Structure and How Crystals are formed? Crystal and Mineral Identification

There are different types of Crystal Structure by which you can recognize. Information about crystallization of any Gemstone and Minerals help us in identification. Researchers have divided crystals by Shape and by properties.
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Story of The World Largest Cut Aquamarine "Dome Pedro

This is story of the world Largest Cut Aquamarine Gemstone " The Dom Pedro" It would have been of more value if it would not have been broken into 3 pieces. It was 100 pound 45kg in its original weight and 3 feet in total size.
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About Tanzanite Birthstone for the M/o December

Tanzanite is a December Birthstone. The main source of Tanzanite is Tanzania.
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Unique Story about Turquoise Birthstone for the M/o December

Turquoise is a Birthstones for the M/o December. Here is a unique story about Turquoise.
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Watermelon Tourmaline Information

What is watermelon tourmaline?

This article highlights on watermelon tourmaline information. Watermelon tourmaline is multicolored variety of tourmaline. Tourmaline is not a single gemstone or mineral. It is a group of minerals. Watermelon is one of them. Watermelon has 2 colours combination such as red in center and green on the edges. This colour combination is the most famous.

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Natural Facet Grade Amethyst Gemstones for cutting

Amethyst is a form of Quartz crystals. Zambian amethyst has dark purple color. Amethyst is the world popular stone and desired by ladies especially. Amethyst is found in Russia, USA, Afghanistan, Zambia, Brazil, Mexico, Africa, Canada and Europe.
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Opal Gemstones

Precious opals have beautiful iridescent phenomena. Their main body is white to black body colour....
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Tour to Green Emerald Gemstones Mine, Shangla Swat

The Shangla mine is famous for top quality rich green colour Emeralds. It also produces glass-like clarity. Shangla has very technical geology formation. The emeralds in Shangla are formed with the help of water. which increases its luster and they are old mountains. 
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Kashmir Sapphires-Genuine Gemstones from Batakundi Pakistan

Kashmir sapphire is famous for its crazy colours. The popular Kashmir sapphire is blue, royal blue, purple, purple-blue, color change.

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$10150000USD Peacock Necklace of 109ct Kashmir Sapphires Setting New Records in Nov, 2018

101m 500 Thousand Dollars Peacock Necklace of 109ct Kashmir Sapphires Setting New Records in Nov, 2018
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The World Most Expensive Gemstones

The mother earth having almost 4,000 minerals in its lap. Still, we discover new with the passage of time in any location of the world. What makes the gemstones and mineral rare and expensive. It is not only because they are rare but they have something very unique characteristics in form of trace impurities or other factors.
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How Gem Minerals Reach us at the cost of Miner's life- A Documentary on Ruby Mining Hunza, Pakistan" on YouTube

How Gem Minerals Reach us at the cost of Miner's life- A Documentary on Ruby Mining Hunza, Pakistan" on YouTube
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5 Ethical Behavior Gemstone Dealers should adopt

In order to be a successful gemstone and minerals dealer, you must have an ethical business attitude as a mark of your success. What is that attitude? Read .....

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