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Pure silver contains 99.9% natural silver and 0.1% trace elements. Sterling silver is an alloy of silver (92.5%) and another hard metal (7.5%) such as copper, zinc or nickel. Silver jewellery marked with a 925 is sterling silver jewellery that has been certified to contain 92.5% silver content. Sterling silver is harder than silver and is more suitable for jewellery making. The added metals in sterling silver make it an incredibly durable material, it's even stronger than gold. In addition to its lightweight, this quality makes it an ideal choice for jewellery that will be worn daily or often. Mexico's...

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Citrine belongs to the quartz group of gemstones, which also contains amethyst, smoky quartz and rose quartz. It is one of the most popular gemstones in the quartz group and is prized for its excellent transparency. It has a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale, similar to glass. Naturally forming citrine has been found all around the world, although it is very rare today. Most citrine on the market today is mined as amethyst or smokey quartz and is then heat treated to acquire the yellow colour. The World’s largest citrine is the ‘’Malaga,” originally from Brazil and now...

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Topaz has a hardness of 8 on Moh hardness scale (1-10 where glass is No. 7).Topaz is believed to have been named after a small island in the Red Sea named ‘Topazos’ where golden stones were found.Topaz obtains much of its popularity from its beautiful colours and its status as a birthstone. Natural topaz colours include rare and valuable yellow/orange also know as Imperial topaz, pink, red, purple, and blue. The most affordable and frequently purchased is blue topaz that has mostly received its colour from treatment. The blue comes in three shades: sky blue, London blue and Swiss blue.Topaz...

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