Secrets of Gemstones


Gemstones are naturally occurring or artificially made minerals which are usually cut and chiseled for ornamental and industrial purposes. A large part of contemporarily popular Gemstones have a silica (silicon dioxide) base; indeed, it can be said that most Gemstones are composed of a derivative of sand! Gemstones are generally hard – with diamond considered the hardest substance known. Continue reading “Secrets of Gemstones”