On Colored Gemstones

If the saying that diamonds are the girls’ best friends is true, then colored gemstones most definitely are the jewelry designers’ best friends – the infinite range of colors and structures of minerals virtually calls for creativity. They are found in all sorts of hues and color combinations; some appear basically all over the world, while others can be found only at a few exotic locations. They are valued on the base of their rarity and on how special their color tone is, while the evenness of hue and interesting inclusions in the mineral, as well as the quality of the cut, also play an important role. 

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