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How To Buy Colored Stones

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How To Buy Colored Gems

Splashes of color that span the spectrum...

Colorless diamond has long been the symbol of the engagement ring. For many, their first treasured gem. Nature also expresses herself from all the colors of the rainbow. Color is the main beauty of these gems. These vivid colored stones are the next step in building your jewelry wardrobe.

Rarities from Arusha Valley, Burma and Sri Lanka as well as other locations from the world. These exotic and sumptuous stones have been brought to you by Ben Dannie for decades.

Color is what we are after here. Our search is for the highly saturated and magnificently vivid gems that sing and dance when eyes are first laid upon them.

 

PROPERTIES OF COLORED GEMS

People are expressing themselves by wearing the vast array of colored gems set in today's jewelry...

Colored Gems are mined in a vast number of locations throughout the world. Many gem materials are minerals which are developed in the earth when heat and /or pressure are subjected to elements to form crystals. A small fraction of these natural crystals are of jewelry quality. Still others such as Amber and Pearl, are actively formed in nature as a product of plants or living animals. These natural gemstones are real wonders of nature. The headings on the left may be clicked on to gain a better understanding of each colored stone.

Please click on the Gem Stone Type Links  for a knowledgeable adventure and insight to help you purchase...

AMETHYST
AQUAMARINE
CITRINE
EMERALD
RHODOLITE
PERIDOT
RUBY
SAPPHIRE
TANZANITE
TOURMALINE