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#jewelleryfacts365 268/365 Diamond fact

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Synthetic diamonds found industrial applications almost immediately after their invention in the 1950s; another 570,000,000 carats (114,000 kg) of synthetic diamond is produced annually for industrial use.

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#jewelleryfacts365 267/365 Platinum fact

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Platinum is strong and sturdy. Renowned for its superior durability, it will not wear away over time and will not change shape the way many other metals will.


Nature's gems

Malachite

Capillano suspension bridge, April, 15, 2017

Tuesday, April 25, 2017









#jewelleryfacts365 266/365 Silver fact

More than 2/3 of the silver produced worldwide is a by product of lead, copper and zinc mining.

Red Dog mine
In 2008 the mine produced 515,200 metric tons (507,100 LT; 567,900 ST) of zinc, 122,600 metric tons (120,700 LT; 135,100 ST) of lead, and 283 metric tons (9,100,000 ozt) of silver, for a total metal value of over one billion dollars.

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#jewelleryfacts365 265/365 Pearl fact

Monday, April 24, 2017

 Most freshwater cultured pearls sold today come from China.

Art Nouveau necklace with black pearls

Monday motivation


#jewelleryfacts365 264/365 Emerald fact

Sunday, April 23, 2017

In Ancient Rome, Nero supposedly watched gladiator fights through a large transparent emerald as he found the color to be calming.

Rough emerald. I am sure, Nero had a much better quality piece, thugh :)

 
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