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The advantages of rose gold

Rose gold refers to the whole family of red, rose and pink gold shades. Pure gold is mixed with copper to produce the rose/red colour. The more copper used, the redder the gold appears. A common mix for 18ct rose gold is 75% gold and 25% copper The advantages of rose gold:
  • In style for both men’s and women’s rings.
  • Considered by many to be the most romantic metal due to its pinkish-red colour.
  • Very durable due to the strength of copper—making rose gold much tougher than yellow or white gold.
  • A complement to all skin tones.
  • Has a high colour contrast when combined with white or yellow golds.
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Morganite Information

Morganite is a light pink ‘family’ of the gemstone Beryl. It is named after the collector (and US banker) JP Morgan and can be found in a range of places including Brazil and Madagascar. You can get green Beryl (better known as emerald) too, but the most popular and well-known form of Beryl is the sea-blue Aquamarine. Morganite, like most gemstones, comes in a range of shades from the palest pink through to a soft violet. Most of the Morganite on the market comes from mines in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Afghanistan, Mozambique, Namibia.Maganite
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Tanzanite – December birthstone

Tanzanite is the blue/violet variety of the mineral zoisite .It was discovered in the Mererani Hills of Manyara Region in Northern Tanzania in 1967, near the city of Arusha and Mount Kilimanjaro. Tanzanite is used as a gemstone. Naturally formed tanzanite is extremely rare[3] and is endemic only to the Mererani Hills.[4] Tanzanite is noted for its remarkably strong trichroism, appearing alternately sapphire blue, violet and burgundy depending on crystal orientation.[5] Tanzanite can also appear differently when viewed under alternate lighting conditions. The blues appear more evident when subjected to fluorescent light and the violet hues can be seen readily when viewed under incandescent illumination. Tanzanite is usually a reddish brown in its rough state, requiring artificial heat treatment to bring out the blue violet of the stone.[6] The mineral was named by Tiffany & Co. after Tanzania, the country in which it was discovered. In 2002, the American Gem Trade Association chose Tanzanite as a December birthstone, the first change to their birthstone list since 1912.[7]   1024px-Zoïsite_(Tanzanite)
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Citrine – November birthstone

The name is derived from the colour – the yellow of the lemon –  It won’t immediately take offence at being knocked about either, since its cleavage properties are non-existent.  Amethysts and smoky quartzes can also be rendered yellow by so-called burning. This heat treatment at temperatures of between 470 and 560 degrees has to be carried out very carefully and requires a great deal of experience. However, in the course of 200 years, its application has become so much a matter of course that most of the stones available in the trade today are in fact burnt amethysts or smoky quartzes. Only a trained specialist can recognise the signs of heat treatment at all, burnt stones having subtle stripes whilst the yellow of natural ones is cloudy.               citrine1  
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Opal – October birthstone

Opal is a form of silica; its water content is usually between 6 and 10% Because of its amorphous character. Opal is the national gemstone of Australia. Australian opal has often been cited as accounting for 95-97% of the world’s supply of precious opal, with the state of South Australia accounting for 80% of the world’s supply. The internal structure of precious opal makes it diffract light; depending on the conditions in which it formed, it can take on many colors. Precious opal ranges from clear through white, gray, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, magenta, rose, pink, slate, olive, brown, and black. Of these hues, the black opals are the most rare, whereas white and greens are the most common. It varies in optical density from opaque to semitransparent. opals
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