Know Your Gemstones
Since time immemorial, gemstones have been fancied by one and all, not just for their striking color but also for their aesthetic value and significance. A gemstone or gem is a stunning piece of mineral, which is cut and polished finely to be used in jewelry or other adornments. These stones are found virtually in every possible color imaginable to humans. Gemstones inculcate fine jewelry with a natural radiance. From wedding and engagement rings, earrings, to bracelets and pendants gemstone lends an alluring visual effect to every piece of jewelry and complements all precious metals pleasingly well. They are a suitable alternative to diamonds, as they too serve as a remarkable symbol to mark special occasions. Certain gemstones are explicitly acknowledged as birthstones for every month of the year and to commemorate particular wedding anniversaries, thus have become perfect jewelry presents for the respective events.
There are however some crucial characteristics that are considered when assessing a precious gemstone: