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History and characteristics of cocktail ring.

A cocktail ring was originated in 1920s and they came into fashion in the 1940s and 1950s. They are large, dramatic ring and feature a large cluster of stones like having an oversize center stone or lots of small stones in their surroundings. Cocktail rings are still popular and is a fashionable jewel for women. They made a major comeback in 2006 at the red carpet of Oscar, Golden Globe awards, where many stars wore it.

History:

The term Cocktail ring was born in the 1920’s in the US during the prohibition Period. In 1920 the commercial sale of alcohol was banned and there was a revolution against it. As a result the culture of underground cocktail parties came into existence. The stylish and fashionable women of the decade dressed up in their flamboyant flapper style with elegant jewels of pearl gemstone necklaces, stacks of bracelets but the ultimate accessory was the cocktail ring.

1920s-cocktail-party

In other words cocktail ring was associated with the classic “independent woman” and was an ironic response to prohibition as women used to drink liquors and enjoy in total secrecy by wearing the cocktail ring on the same hand that wielded an illicit cocktail. The cocktail ring gets its name from cocktails as women used to order their drinks by raising their right hand and showing their ring. In this way cocktail ring used to attract others attention.

Characteristics

During 1950s and 60s this cocktail ring became hugely famous and shifted from controversial statements to a luxurious ring that adds a perfect bit of oomph to any dinner party or opera night.Nowadays cocktail parties are not that much common, still a cocktail ring is famous for events like award shows, film premier etc.

Usually the cocktail ring has a large center stone which is either diamond or precious gemstone and it is at least 3 carats in size. Today, most cocktail rings have faux stones in them. Presently, this ring is loved and adored by many women who loves elegance. Cocktail rings are still the way for women to get noticed.

Cocktail Ring

Currently cocktail ring is a favorite jewel of those who loves elegance, fashion and originality. Still, in modern times, wearing a cocktail ring with big gemstone or by surrounding the diamonds are considered as one of the women’s best ways to get noticed. Those jewelry lovers who want to make bold statements and want to look stylish, then a cocktail ring is the best choice to add to your jewelry collection.

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Butterfly wing effect in Emeralds

Emerald gemstone is a symbol of kindliness and power that is known for its charm & beauty. Gota de Aceite is the most valuable and rarest quality of Emerald gemstone.

The word Gota de Aceite is a Spanish word that means “drop of oil”. This term is associated with the Colombian emerald and this effect can be seen in only one in a thousand stones mainly those of high quality stones.

The term gota de aceite is also known as “butterfly wing effect ” that means efectoaleta de mariposa in Spanish.

The impact is brought on by an impermanent intrusion of crystallization process in a few emeralds and to the development of inner calcite. The calcite stays into the crystal amid the entire setup stage, it is secured amid the gem’s development, till the arrangement of the gem. Calcite’s solid remains have a refractive list that discourages the light separating into the crystal, cooperating with it to make impacts and plane splendid figures like butterfly wings which appear to be alive when we move the gem in our grasp.

The butterfly effect is appreciated because of its beauty, uniqueness and most significantly because of its rarity. It is estimated that this effect can be found only in one emerald among the one or two thousand emerald. It is always the Colombian emerald that shows this effect because of high concentration of calcite in Colombian mines.

In some uncommon cases the “butterfly wing” effect might be because of specular light reflections on the two faces of break, with air incorporation. In any case, this impact is continually charming and specialists depict “butterfly wing” emeralds as oily and liquid gems, as though they moved always, on account of light impacts.

The oily appearance legitimizes the expression “gota de aceite” (a drop of oil) used to call these geems, regardless of the possibility that it can be truly broad and utilized for all great Colombian emeralds, recognizing the starting point of the gemstones. In Colombia, this expression has a tendency to be extremely nonexclusive and frequently mishandled on the grounds that it is regularly used to characterize emeralds of superb quality.

Gota de Acite or butterfly wing effect

As per optical view point, this splendid effect is highlighted by another rare quality of Colombian emeralds. These gemstones have a natural fluorescence because the eye gets the green hue of the stones and our senses are fascinated by the red fluorescence present inside the crystal.

The “butterfly wing” impact has dependably pulled in the enthusiasm of specialists, essentially, the Gubelin who was the first to notice this phenomenon in his gemological research center. Be that as it may, it didn’t produce at the time of its disclosure, it exists from when the unstoppable force of life exists as it is a characteristic wonder creating in deep mines, frame the minute in which emerald causes capturing, as though by enchantment, the vibrating wings of a butterfly. We can’t state if their beating will bring about a sea tempest, however the wonder of these illustrations, most likely incites an enthusiastic tempest in the onlookers.

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4-Stunning-Jewelry-Gift-Ideas-For-Father’s-Day-2017

Time is certain flying this year! Can you believe that half of the year is as of now gone? Father’s Day is appropriate around the bend (Sunday, June 18).

Father’s Day was made in the nineteenth century as an approach to respect and commend the man who has had any kind of effect in your life. It is an extraordinary chance to express how critical your dad is with you. Father’s Day 2017 is coming around the bend. It is the right time to plan a gift for your father. Rather than tie, a baseball top or scent, give him an exceptional jewelry gift which he needs or only for the sake of entertainment.

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Origin and History of Ruby from Age to Age

Ruby gemstone is known for its fiery red color, its hardness, durability, luster and rarity. The history of Ruby gemstone is full of magic and mystery.

The word Ruby is derived from the Latin word “ruber” meaning red that represents the color of stone. Ruby gemstone has been considered as a precious and rare gem because it is an extremely hard stone after Diamond, is ideal for many kinds of jewels, and due to its history.

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Origin and Traditions of Earrings

There is something magical about earrings as they are unique and move with a life of their own. They are the most commonly worn types of fashionable jewelry that is desired by every woman. Nowadays the value of earrings lies in their beauty and in their tradition. Jewell’s beauty depends on their origin and tradition that make them precious. Earrings evolved dramatically in size, shape and design since 3000 B.C.

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Gemstone Certification

Gemstones are certified to verify its authenticity. Certified gemstones mean to evaluate the stone on the different parameters that are established by gem Industry. Theses parameters are used to determine the quality and other characteristics of different gemstones. A gemstone certification is basically a report that includes al test and measurements that are done on gemstone by a gem expert to certify.

Basically, a gemologist examines the minor details of the gemstone and then after careful examination, they issued a detailed report that includes the tests, measurements derived from the observation held on the gemstone. This report is known as Gemstone certification and also referred as Authentication Report.

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The engagement Ring-First Episode

An engagement ring is a symbol of the promise of marriage and also a symbol of lifelong commitment in a relationship as husband and wife. It tells the world about the love, devotion, and fidelity a couple shares. An Engagement ring certainly means that the woman wearing it is no longer available to be courted by other suitors.

The first recorded diamond engagement ring was exchanged in ancient Rome in 1477 when Archduke Maximilian presented the ring to signify engagement to his betrothed Mary of Burgundy. Later, Victorians exchanged “regard rings” set with Birthstones.

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Virtually everyone knows about Ruby gemstone is a precious gemstones and its color, but very few people actually know about the history of rugby. Practically no one knows how ruby gemstone is treated to make it look more beautiful. In recent weeks there has been news of lead glass filled rubies that is attracting gemstone lovers.

So in this blog we are going to discuss about lead glass filled gems. What are they?? How are they made? How can you differentiate between natural and glass filled rubies??

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Jewelry and precious gems -famous gifts

People in the past and present loved to gift jewels and gems that influence fashion and enhance special and mesmerizing history. These presents attract attention and admiration promoting gemstones and jewelry loved and desired by everyone. Giving jewelry and gemstones have been a favorite topic in the world. Everyone believes that the thrill they get from giving presents is the reason they continue to give jewelry and gemstones.

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