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A Guide to Gemstones – Part 2

Semi-Precious Stones Gemstones that are valued for their beauty and not covered under any one of the four ‘precious stones’ (diamond, emerald, ruby or sapphire) are known as semi-precious stones. Semi-precious stones are available in all price ranges from low to high. Alexandrite Colour: Dark to Pale Green (colour changes in different forms of light) Mineral: Chrysoberyl Mohs hardness scale:  8.5 Source: Mainly Found in Sri Lanka, Brazil, USA, Madagascar, Russia. Often described by gem aficionados as “emerald by day, ruby by night,” alexandrite is the very rare colour-changing variety... Read More

A Guide to Gemstones

Finding perfect gemstone jewellery can be a challenging task. This gemstone guide will help you find your perfect gemstone. Introduction to Gemstone A gemstone is a piece of mineral crystal which can be used in jewellery after cutting and polishing. There are some gemstone that are not minerals e.g. Pearls. Most of the gemstones are hard but there are some soft gemstone which is used in jewellery just for their shine and lustre. Gemstones are diverse in their beauty and many gems are available in a stunning variety of colours.... Read More

7 Things to know before you buy Diamond Jewellery.

Buying diamond jewellery can be a bit tricky. Don’t worry here at monili jewellers we help you find your ideal diamond jewellery. There are a few things that you need to keep in your mind while buying diamonds. Let’s began with 4 C’s Carat You must be familiar with this word. It the most basic and familiar aspect of diamond value. A carat is the standard unit of weight for diamonds. Where 1 carat = 0.2 Milligrams Colour Colour is one of the most important factors to determine a diamonds... Read More