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Coloured Gemstones

Coloured Gemstones Buying Guide

For those of us who are not gemologists and know little about chemistry, I’d wager that the subject of minerals is not something we are familiar with but it is...

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Green Gemstones

Green Gemstones, Greenery Vancouver

When I think of the word ‘greenery’ the first image that comes to mind is the green stuff florists put in their bouquets, green stuff of every description, leaves, ferns...

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Diamond Engagement rings

Diamond Engagement rings

Engagement Rings Getting engaged is surely one of life’s happiest and most significant events for the ring signals acceptance to the formal proposal of marriage and exclaims to the world...

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Custom Halo Purple Sapphire Engagement Ring

Custom sapphire and Diamond engagement ring

This beautiful custom sapphire and diamond engagement ring is a 19K white gold and is of cast manufacture. The ring has a center sapphire set in a four prong setting with a halo...

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Fancy Coloured Diamonds

Fancy Coloured Diamonds

Diamonds and Fancies We all know certain words are used when we speak of diamonds, e.g. ice, bling, rock and we know about the 4 Cs – colour, cut, clarity, carat...

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Tsavorite

Tsavorite Garnet, Gemstones, Jewelry

The Tsavorite belongs to the Garnet Family of Gemstones and like the Green Garnet it is sometimes mist kingly identified as an emerald because its colour is similar to that of an...

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Spinel Gemstones and Jewelry

Spinel Gemstones and Jewelry Buying Guide

The Spinel is a most interesting gem. Maybe you know it? But could you identify it in a group of gems where there is no caption to say which is...

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Topaz Gemstone - Pink Topaz

Topaz Gemstone and Jewelry

Topaz in that beautiful warm golden colour is the birthstone for November with the Blue Topaz being one of December’s birthstones. But Topaz is not limited to just these two colours; rather, Topaz colours...

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Restringing Pearls and Jewelry Vancouver

Restringing Pearls & Jewelry Vancouver

My introduction to the gem world began with my grandmother’s pearls. That was many years ago so how I came to see them is a mystery but I do know and...

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Garnet Gemstones and Jewelry

Garnets Gemstones: Here's The Fact

A Garnet, the birthstone for January, is the beautiful deep-red stone often found in antique jewellery that is sometimes mistaken for a ruby. This description is true but only to...

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Opals Gemstones and Jewelry

Opals Gemstones and Jewelry Information

A recently conducted survey revealed a rather surprising result:  many of us are superstitious. So I ask you: are you superstitious? Would you cross the road to avoid walking under...

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Custom Engagement Rings in Vancouver

Buying Custom Engagement Rings in Vancouver

This custom engagement ring is 19k white gold and is hand assembled from hand carved cast and hand fabricated components. The ring setting has a prong set princess cut diamond with a...

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