Nothing could be truer compared to the popular saying which goes that diamonds really are a girl’s best friends. These precious pieces of stones can make any woman go weak on her knees. The only thing that can make her speechless is a stone in perfect cut and clarity. Be it a marriage, festival, birthday or anniversary, diamonds choose every occasion. Being fully a perfect gift for every woman in your lifetime, exquisite diamond jewelry is just about the call of the day. Gone are the occasions when women was once fascinated with gold. The much adored yellow metal seemingly have lost its gleam in comparison with diamonds. Gold is out, diamonds are in.
Because it is said, however important the 4 C’s of diamond are – beauty is the only arbiter. All diamonds should show Fire, Life, and Brilliance. Fire could be the beautiful rainbow effect that’s made by the dispersion of light, Life could be the scintillation and sparkle when you move the stone facing your eyes, and Brilliance could be the brightness of the diamond because of reflected white light once the diamond is still. As compared to the fire diamonds are ice diamonds which are loose diamonds in inferior quality. They don’t the fire in it but has an ice effect rendering it much cheaper in price that another diamonds.
Within the Indian market segment, the most used accessory is a stone ring. It enjoys the greatest emotional value because gifting a band is really a sign of commitment, be it an gemstone or wedding ring. It can be an accessory that is an absolute necessity in most woman’s vanity box. The jewelers offer a plethora of designs makes and cuts in this segment. They are offering various options in diamond engagement rings and diamond wedding rings to suit every price segment.
Bracelet can be an accessory that has evolved through the times. Women prefer to own varied forms of bracelets as opposed to investing in bangles and Kaddas. However, a stone bracelet is something that falls under a higher range segment.
Fine Antique and Vintage Jewelry 鑽石戒指 gia
Of late there is a new trend in the market that is the love and fascination for the old. Antique jewelry and diamonds in old cuts such as the Rose cut etc are in vague. Antique and vintage jewelry are old-fashioned, difficult to find pieces which are exclusive and were made more than 100 years ago.
Victorian jewelry is inspired by the tastes and choices of the truly amazing Queen Victoria who revolutionized the jewelry patterns and came up with the most fascinating and ornate works. Her jewelry has a peculiar aura to be romantic and sentimental. The Victorians loved jewelry and adornments were an indication of wealth and status. The Industrial revolution and all its new ideas and progression bought jewelry to the masses as more could afford to buy goods. It absolutely was a great eventually new and existing material and processes changing the facial skin of jewelry. Usually diamonds were used, installed on either silver or gold pieces. Silver inspirational necklaces often used diamonds in either ‘brilliant cut’, ‘rose cut’ or ‘cushion cut’ which produced unique beaded necklaces. Flowers, hearts, bows and birds inspired beautiful pieces of jewelry which showed the craftsmanship of the Victorian age.
Today Victorian jewelry is prized because of its values in quality and excellence. It is often found in antique replica necklaces, cameo costume jewelry and precious diamond necklaces to name but a few. Slice diamonds are generally found in the jewelry which are sliced from the underside and are flat. It is sold in lots of antique jewelry galleries.
Today, for that special anniversary, wedding or occasion the Victorian standard comes back again to play. Antique jewelry from the UK is of a high quality to many and is usually used today as antique wedding necklaces or vintage wedding necklaces. The Victorian jewelry with all its glamour, uniqueness and quality is quite suitable for weddings indeed.
Old Cuts in Diamonds
Another old fashioned type that is in vague these days could be the Rose Cut diamond. One of the key features that distinguish a great diamond from an average one could be the cut. You can find varied cuts in diamond jewelry which appeals to the tastes of the people. One of the most used could be the Rose Cut diamond. It got its name from the opening shape of a rose bud which the diamond generally seems to resemble. Its facets resemble the tightly packed rose bud petals. The bottom is flat. The crown is domed shaped and the facets meet in a spot in the center. How many facets varies from 3, 6, 12, and 18 to 24 facets. With the new advancements in the cutting techniques of diamonds, the brilliance of the rose cut also increased manifold. True antique cut diamonds have become scarce and valuable. Of late there is a sudden upsurge in the demand of rose cut diamond in America, which includes increased its demand and value further. The reason behind the revival of the rose cut is again the current trend among individuals to go everything exotic and antique.
However there is a spot of caution while going for antique or vintage jewelry. As they’re old pieces one has to be mindful before buying pieces as odds are that they could not be real but only cheap imitations of the original. Secondly antique should never be judged by modern standards, as told before. The old cut diamonds were cut to increase carat weight, not ‘fire’ and were also cut by hand. That’s why the proportions of old diamonds are quite different from their modern counterparts