Repolishing enable you to restore back your sparkle into your jewelry and remove almost all your minor scratches. While replating gives it a bright white finish that shines beautifully.
Tourmaline is the alternate birthstone for October, along with the opal. The stone was first discovered by Dutch traders off the West Coast of Italy in the late 1600's or early 1700's. The name tourmaline comes from the Sinhalese term “turmali,” which the name was given to all colored crystals on the island of Sri Lanka at that time. Tourmaline belongs to a complex family of aluminum borosilicates mixed with iron, magnesium, or other various metals that, depending on the proportions of its components, may form as red, pink, yellow, brown, black, green, blue or violet.
Pink tourmaline is also known as “rubellite,” which is the Latin word for red. Pink tourmaline is the rarest member of the tourmaline family. It is more rare than ruby in fact! The red color occurs because of impurities in the center of the stone. At one time in history, pink and red tourmaline were thought to be rubies. Pink tourmaline tends to be pinker in color than ruby.
White sapphire and diamond may seem identical. Both give off a bright white glow, and even come in similar forms. Still both types of materials exhibit many unique characteristics and benefits. These factors are color, light refraction, durability and price. White sapphire is genuine sapphire that is colorless and has the same hardness as sapphires in other colors. Diamonds refract larger amounts of light, and therefore shine brighter. White sapphires have good durability and come second only to diamonds when you compare hardness on the Moh's scale of hardness. Price of white sapphires which is much less as compared to diamonds.
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