Jewellery can be described as a decorative piece which when worn with an attire, embraces your beauty. In other words, it is worn for personal adornments. Popular jewellery pieces include rings, brooches, earrings, bracelets and necklaces. The term jewellery is restricted to only durable ornaments, thus excluding flowers and other such items.
Jewellery can be made from a variety of materials like gemstones, coral, amber, precious metals, beads, enamels and shells. There are a huge variety of gemstones which are available in different parts of the world like amber, emerald, quartz, ruby, sapphire, jade, jasper and amethyst. However, turquoise is one of the precious gemstones which is available only in few parts of the world. It is prized for its attractive colours and is used in both traditional as well as contemporary jewellery. Turquoise is also used in high-end watch brands
If you are looking to buy exquisite turquoise jewellery visit wwwlorrainetyne.com. A wide collection jewellery studded with precious turquoise gets the label of delicate jewellery because if not handled properly, turquoise stone can get scratch marks which will definitely reduce the value of your jewellery. Also, if you keep your turquoise jewellery with other harder stone or other materials, then there is a possibility that they might rub against turquoise and damage them. Pure turquoise and even stabilized turquoise gets easily affected by the constant bombardment of chemicals which the stone might be subjected while doing daily chores. So, it is very necessary to keep your turquoise jewellery away from high heat as well as chemicals like oil, perfumes and household cleaners. Whenever there is a need to clean your turquoise jewellery, then clean your turquoise with warm sudsy water and dry it immediately. But always avoid the use of commercial jewellery cleansers for such stone.
Mostly people prefer stabilized turquoise jewellery but some people do prefer natural turquoise jewellery too. A natural turquoise might be cut and polished but no further artificial changes are made. However, the colour of natural turquoise changes its color because of the oils and moisture absorbed by it which actually forms a lovely patina. Natural turquoise jewellery is very much more expensive than stabilized turquoise because only a high quality turquoise can be used in its natural state.
Since natural turquoise is too expensive, so there are various treatments performed on low quality turquoise so that turquoise jewellery becomes affordable. The most important treatment performed is of stabilization. This treatment enables the designers to use even the poor quality of turquoise for jewellery which might otherwise be rejected. Various colour treatments are also done to enhance or change the colour of turquoise using chemicals. A variety of other techniques are also employed to transform soft and porous turquoise into a usable form. If you have knowledge about these treatments, it will help you get a good deal on the purchase of the turquoise jewellery.. Before buying turquoise jewellery, ensure that the seller is reputed and has complete knowledge of the gems he is selling