Jewelry Terminology: Opal

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Opal"][/caption] In jewelry terminology, the word Opal is derived from the Latin word opalus, meaning "seeing jewel". Opal is a fine gem that has seen its popularity rise and fall over…

Uses of Gemstones in Everyday Life

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Florida Diamond"][/caption] Most people recognize Gemstones for their fashionable qualities  but few acknowledge them for their practical everyday uses. Diamonds are heavily used in the manufacturing industry due to their resilient…

Top 3 Biggest Diamonds in the World

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] Out of curiosity, I decided to look up some of the biggest diamonds in the world and share this information with you. 1. The Golden Jubilee This diamond…