Pure purple diamonds are precious stones that are exceedingly uncommon in nature and often occur as synthetic diamonds. Pure purple ranks as the second rarest hue in diamonds. More »

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Diamonds, which are one form of pure carbon, are created from intense heat and pressure that happen deep inside the earth over eons. In modern times, scientists have learned how to recreate this heat and pressure to make... More »

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Diamond accents are diamonds that are smaller than the main gemstone on a piece of jewelry. They are typically adjacent to the primary setting and serve to highlight the piece. More »

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Rubies are bright red precious stones which can be anywhere from transparent to opaque. They are the red version of corundum. According to Minerals.net, rubies get a nine on the hardness scale. More »

Pure gold is homogenous, as it is entirely made up of the same chemical element. If a piece of gold were separated into its individual atoms, each atom would still have the same properties and chemical composition. More »

Pure gold does not tarnish. Gold items less than 24 carat can show signs of tarnishing because the other metals in the alloy may react with oxygen or other compounds. More »

Pave is a way of setting small diamonds into the metal bed to create a surface that looks as if it is a solid surface and not actual cut stones. The word pave comes from the French word for cobblestone, describing the wa... More »

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