Jewellery Stories

Jewellery Stories
6 Aug 2020
Why should you appreciate the beauty of bespoke jewellery?
Appreciating the artistry and individuality of bespoke jewellery calls for a keen sense of observation. Bespoke jewellery sets you free from the conventional limits of mass-produced retail jewellery. You will be inundated with choices from a jeweller who will declare them ‘unique’, but uniqueness cannot be represented in the plurality of retail jewellery. Exceptionalism lies
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Jewellery Stories
23 Jul 2020
Is Diamond Fluorescence a crucial buying factor?
Diamond Fluorescence refers to the mineral’s tendency of emitting a visible coloured luminosity when exposed to  concentrated ultraviolet (UV) light. With buyers becoming increasingly aware about the many determinants of a diamond’s quality, fluorescence has come under the spotlight for its interesting role in enhancing a diamond’s appearance. Though presence of slight to moderate fluorescence
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Jewellery Stories
23 Jul 2020
Why is Diamond Symmetry essential for a perfectly cut stone?
The perfect diamond is the combined outcome of an exquisite rough stone and effective craftsmanship. A diamond’s brilliance attests to the science and technology of cutting, polishing and symmetry employed to create its intense sparkle. The perfection of a diamond’s cut depends to a great extent on the finesse of its symmetry and polish. Though
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Jewellery Stories
20 Jul 2020
A useful guide to common Diamond terms 
Many of us have been bewildered by the numerous diamond terms used to describe the characteristics of the gemstone. It is a good idea to acquaint yourself with the seemingly confusing and never-ending list of jargon before venturing on a diamond shopping trip. The most helpful thing for you will be being well-prepared and informed.  
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Jewellery Stories
1 Jul 2020
Top 3 things to know about buying a Sardonyx gemstone
The Sardonyx gemstone has a notable lineage with its earliest presence dating 4000 years ago in Egypt. Ancient Romans used this colourful gemstone for signet rings and official seals. Over millennia, this flamboyant August birthstone has been employed to create stunning carvings for intaglios and ornaments. With such a celebrated background, Sardonyx was also hailed
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Jewellery Stories
1 Jul 2020
Top 3 things to know about buying a Moissanite gemstone
The rare mineral that is the Moissanite gemstone boasts a celestial past. Born of a meteorite, Moissanite is a cosmic phenomenon that was discovered by Henri Moissan, a Nobel Laureate, in 1893 in Arizona, United States. Though mistakenly identified as diamond, Moissan went on to identify these unusual crystals as natural silicon carbide. Since its
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Jewellery Stories
29 Jun 2020
How do you come up with a unique jewellery design?
Jewellery design inspiration comes from many different sources – conversations, travels, walks, the stones to be set. One of The Jewel Box’s most striking collections Shavings, came from our founder Vinod More’s strange inspiration. Vinod More, the creative head and founder of The Jewel Box, explains, through poetry, how this jewellery design was inspired by
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Jewellery Stories
19 Jun 2020
Top 3 things to know about buying a Painite gemstone, the rarest gem in the world
When it comes to rarity, many a mineral can contend for the title of rarest, but Painite has officially been recognised as the rarest gemstone in the world by The Guinness Book of World Records – until 2001 only three crystals were known to exist. An exceedingly scarce borate group of mineral, Painite was discovered
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Jewellery Stories
19 Jun 2020
Top 3 things to know about Red Coral
Red Coral, also known as ‘Precious Coral’ has been used as jewellery for the last 30,000 years. This timeless fascination with Red Coral, is a striking testimony to its popularity. Unlike the colourful minerals of most gemstones, Red Coral is the skeleton of the marine species Corallium. Precious Coral can be distinguished by its unique,
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Jewellery Stories
16 Jun 2020
Top 3 things to know about buying a Labradorite gemstone
The Labradorite gemstone is a rare vibrant specimen belonging to the remarkable feldspar mineral group and can be found in the lush depths of Madagascar. Labradorite is most commonly found in igneous rock formations.  From collectors to retail buyers, Labradorite has been sought after for both its sensational physiological and enriching metaphysical characteristics. Labradorite is
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Jewellery Stories
16 Jun 2020
Top 3 Things to Know About Buying a Chrysoprase gemstone
The Chrysoprase gemstone is a stunning variety of gemstone-quality chalcedony, created from the minute crystalline structure of silica. With hexagonal fine micro crystals, Chrysoprase belongs to the quartz group of minerals.  The sensational colour composition of Chrysoprase and its innate hardness have made this mineral a popular choice for spectacular jewellery and carvings. Exceptional Chrysoprase
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Jewellery Stories
16 Jun 2020
Top 3 things to know about buying a Moldavite crystal
Moldavite crystal is not a typical gemstone, it is actually a tektite – a type of silica impact glass created by the crash landing of a meteorite. This vitreous olive green to dark mossy green crystal was unearthed in 1787 around the Moldau River in modern-day Czech Republic, the former country of Czechoslovakia. While the
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