Archives for Gold

How to care for your jewelry?

Jewelry has been used for adornment since the beginning of human civilisation. It is preferred for ornamental value by both genders in various materials including metal, wood, crystal, stone, plastic, leaves, etc. As per individual preference, it is made in different designs and patterns. Every day, millions wear jewelry for casual or formal engagements, but seldom do people consider measures that could be taken to care for their jewelry – Especially if you have a lot of them! We understand that jewelry is not meant to be preserved in metal vaults, but to be worn intermittently, based on the occasion
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Pyrite – A gold substitute

Pyrite (Iron sulfide) is a type of mineral that resembles gold in its color, and is often found crystallized as cubes, masses, or grains. Pyrite is a very common mineral and you can often see tiny flecks of it in stream gravel. It is also a common replacement mineral, and therefore occurs in many formations. The hardness of pyrite is about 6-6.5 on the Mohs scale.
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The real value of gold

Gold is one of the most enduring minerals that we know of. In today’s volatile economic times, the value of gold has suddenly been brought to the forefront, but what most people don’t realize is that gold has retained its value and allure for thousands of years, and now is touted as one of the most secure investments you can make, as an alternative to paper currency. But, let’s look at gold from other standpoints. Gold as a color is definitely one of my favorite colors, and pure gold nuggets in combination with other crystals is just really rare and
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