10 C’s of Evaluating Diamonds

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Most people know about the 4C’s of a diamonds when purchasing this very important item. People know about the Cut, Color, Clarity, and Carat Weight. I would like to intoduce you the 10 C’s of a evaluating diamonds. The other 6 C’s are: 5. Certificate, 6. Country, 7. Cost, 8. Crystalinity,  9. Care, and 10.Charisma of the stone. Certificate is the type of laboratory such as GIA, EGL, AGS, HRD are good examples. Country refers were the diamond was mined and cut. Cost is the Cost per carat in comparison of other similar qualities. Crystallinity is the internal and external brilliance and florescence.   Care of the diamond would be how you’d store it or utilize the diamond. Charisma refers to … Read More

Sri Lanka Sapphires

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Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia located in the Indian Ocean.  It’s documented history spans 3000 years with evidence of human settlement dating back 125,000 years.  It’s rich cultural heritage  are from Buddhist writings.   It’s also known from the ancient time of the Silk Road.  Gems in Sri Lanka have been in known for at least 2500 years. Sri Lanka is also known by the name Serendip by Persians in which a book The Three Princess of Serendip was published in Venice in 1557 in Italian. Sri Lanka was also known as Ceylon from British Rule was gained independence in 1948 and then adopted it’s current name in 1972.  Sri Lanka’s climate is tropical warm and has … Read More

Sri Lanka Sapphires

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Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia located in the Indian Ocean.  It’s documented history spans 3000 years with evidence of human settlement dating back 125,000 years.  It’s rich cultural heritage  are from Buddhist writings.   It’s also known from the ancient time of the Silk Road.  Gems in Sri Lanka have been in known for at least 2500 years. Sri Lanka is also known by the name Serendip by Persians in which a book The Three Princess of Serendip was published in Venice in 1557 in Italian. Sri Lanka was also known as Ceylon from British Rule was gained independence in 1948 and then adopted it’s current name in 1972.  Sri Lanka’s climate is tropical warm and has … Read More