November 08, 2019
December 08, 2018
Every person, including you, will be mesmerized by this unique stunning Pyrite Plant Division Ring. A sparkling 9 carat Pyrite cabochon is held in spot by a hand-carved Sterling Silver branch setting, which makes a lovely accent to the style.
The mineral pyrite, or iron pyrite, additionally referred to as fools's gold, is an iron sulfide with the formula FeS. This mineral's metal radiance and pale brass-yellow tone provide it a surface similarity to gold, hence the famous nickname of fool's gold. The color has additionally caused the labels brass, brazzle, and Brazil, mainly utilized to describe pyrite found in charcoal.
Arsenopyrite has an associated framework with heteroatomic As-S sets instead of homoatomic ones. Marcasite additionally possesses homoatomic anion pairs, however the setup of the steel and diatomic anions is varying from that of pyrite. Regardless of its name a chalcopyrite does not have dianion pairs, yet solitary S2- sulfide anions.
Framboidal pyrite is typically found in coastal sediments, as an example marsh dirts, marine and estuarine sediments, and seaside sands. It can also be noted in charcoal along with magmatic and carbonate stones. Various other minerals known to exhibit framboidal structures consist of magnetite, hematite, and greigite. Greigite is thought about an essential precursor of framboidal pyrite formation.
August 28, 2014
Treat your eyes to a sumptuous cluster of these luscious grape-like Amber Sterling Silver Chain Maille Earrings. Polished Amber gemstone beads cascade from these statement handmade Sterling Silver Chain Maille earrings.
September 01, 2013
When purchasing handmade sterling silver jewelry, especially if it's a gift, make sure that the silver used is, in fact, solid Sterling Silver. Many low priced, massed produced jewelry (especially those made overseas) are actually plated silver jewelry, even though they are marked .925. Plated Silver (sometimes referred to as Overlay or Technibond) is electroplated silver over a base pot metal (usually tin, aluminum, or zinc), and thus, is not solid Sterling Silver. Not only will plated silver jewelry quickly tarnish, the plate commonly wears off and also might cause allergic reactions.
On the other hand, Sterling Silver may tarnish over time, but will wear well, day in and day out with little care. Many low-end jewelers or craftsman will sell anything with a silver color and tell you that it is sterling silver. Remember, “You get what you pay for”, so if a piece of jewelry appears to be under-priced, beware. Establishing a trusted relationship with your local jeweler or jewelry designer is well worth your effort. A good piece of handmade sterling silver jewelry will reflect the work in its price, and any quality piece is worth paying for.