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Aquamarine

Sunday, 01 November 2009

aquamarineThe jewels and embroidery are so much beloved and popular among the humans that craftsmen and jewelers are ready to create more and more masterpieces to admire. Among the most demanded are jewels made from precious stones, no doubt. There is a wide range of precious stones and gems used by masters to create unique and valuable art works. Yet, one of the demanded stones is aquamarine. The stone attracts attention of craftsmen and consumers with the highly esthetic peculiarities, while the miraculous features of the stone are laid in the legends all over the world.

Interesting facts on aquamarine

Aquamarine is the mineral of the deep blue or greenish tint, with the glassy shine. When the mineral is processed, the shade of the stone changes for lighter shade.

There are stones with different impregnations. It is interesting to know that cavities in the crystal are filled with the liquid to give the brown shade. The inclusions of other crystals like rutile and biotite often give the shape of the star or snowflake. The rutile inclusions are rare, and when they are there in the mineral, it looks like a cat eye.

Aquamarine deposits are discovered in Madagascar, Brazil, Russia, the Ukraine and India mostly.

The aquamarine is believed to have magic features from the old times. Thus, the marine governors caused to decorate their crowns with the aquamarine believing that the mineral gives power to curb the water. Aquamarine turned out to be the talisman for the sailors for many long years.

Big minerals of more than 10 carate value are highly appreciated by jewelers. And gross stones are not rare in nature. The biggest mineral weighing 110,2 kg is kept in the British Museum. Aquamarine is customarily thought to favor faithfulness and friendship. It inspirits the gift of the gab to the bearer to arrange love affairs. This mineral is often considered as the perfect wedding gift with the thought that the stone curbs family storms as well as the sea storms. The stone also help to keep love feelings even during the long separation.

Moreover, aquamarine has ever been appreciated for the peculiarity to soothe the feelings when one is kind of going through the hell and calm depression. This mineral is still believed to change its color when the weather changes or the temper of the owner. The quieter is the rudiment and the soul, the lighter is the mineral. The liars are forbidden to keep the mineral on them, for the aquamarine does not patron the lie. Some people believe that aquamarine helps to keep the sharp vision if you stare at it for a long time.

Haute Couture Aquamarine

Aquamarine is appreciated by many designers on the world. On an annual basis the world-known fashion houses launch new collections of jewelry, and the aquamarine is often used there. For example, Giorgio Armani created the stunning line of jewelry Giorgio Armani Prive Jewelry. Yet, the big pendant with aquamarine and diamonds plays the key role in this collection, as well as earrings with this mineral.

Chanel Fine Jewelry Collection also presents goods with aquamarine.

Juicy Couture offers the collection of jewels with rings and pendants with aquamarine, and even the dog carriers are decorated with aquamarine.

Aquamarine is often compared with topaz. These minerals possess the intensive and rich color and magnificent features, and they are real decorations for any plain item to compliment your image. Earrings, rings or pendants with aquamarine will look appropriate in any event. This mineral is suitable for everyday use and for ceremonies, if it matches the color of your eyes. Aquamarine is often used to decorate watches, bracelets, bags and eyeglasses. This mineral is used to manufacture bijouterie, and it is affordable to plain consumers. It goes well with white, yellow or red gold, though it fits silver and even plastic, on the top of it.

And what is most interesting, whatever is the trend in the sphere of minerals, aquamarine is always in vogue.

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