Semi Precious Stone

Semi precious stone

Gemstones have always been desirable objects for both their energy and beauty. According to some it’s the gem that connects the chain, referring to silver or golden necklaces designed around a gorgeous glistening semi precious stone. But no matter what your taste is, gemstones come in a wide variety. There’s a stone for anyone.

Semi precious stone, or gemstone, is a cut and polished piece of mineral, which is used to make jewellery or other adornments. Besides jewellery, engraved stones and hardstone carvings are major luxury art forms.

Most semi precious stones are hard. Nevertheless some soft minerals are used in jewellery because of their lustre or other physical properties that have a certain aesthetic value. Rarity is another characteristic that lends value to a stone. Grinding wheels and polishing agents are used to grind, shape and polish rough stones into the desired smooth dome shape.

Stones, which are transparent, are normally faceted; a method that shows the optical properties of the stone’s interior to its best advantage. Maximizing the reflected light, which is perceived by the viewer as a sparkle, does this.

 

 

S8110

Swatch, stone tiger eye gold

 

S8108

Swatch, rock crystal

 

S8109

Swatch, stone blue/black tiger eye

 

S8105

Swatch, dove agate

 

S8106

Swatch, malachite random

 

S8103

Swatch, amythest stone

 

S8104

Swatch, black agate

 

S6432

Swatch, purple violet agate

 

S6428

Swatch, sepataria stone

 

S6430

Swatch, greenish turquiose agate

 

S6431

Swatch, yellow agate

 

S6426

Swatch, black round agate

 

S6427

Swatch, black long agate

 

S6417

Swatch, black onyx

 

S6414

Swatch, yellow quartz

 

S6415

Swatch, green agate on glass

 

S6416

Swatch, green onyx

 

S6410

Swatch, green aventurian

 

S6411

Swatch, green agate

 

S6407

Swatch, amethyst aferican

 

S6408

Swatch, lapiz

 

S6406

Swatch, blue agate

 

S6405

Swatch, red onyx

 

S6404

Swatch, smoky quartz

 

S6402

Swatch, rose quartz

 

S6401

Swatch, yellow aventurian

 

S6394

Swatch, pyrite antique polished random pattern

 

S6392

Swatch, pyrite plain random pieces polished

 

S6389

Swatch, amethyst druzy natural

 

S6390

Swatch, pyrite square blocks rough

 

S6391

Swatch, pyrite plain square blocks polished

 

S6376

Swatch, pyrite druzy

 

S6377

Swatch, amethyst druzy

 

S6218

Swatch, polished indian tiger eye random cut

 

S6216

Swatch, coralline stone

 

S6217

Swatch, polished indian tiger eye random cut