DiamondsDiamonds, especially brilliant cut diamonds are now the most popular gemstones used in jewelry. Diamonds in the unwrought form are almost dull, without any shine Suitable cut brings life to them.

The shine of these stones is the result of reflection of light penetrating the interior of their bodies, so that the gemstone appears deep and three-dimensional. In this way, after appropriate polishing, a diamond is formed, which owes its beauty not only its innate characteristics, but also human hands.

Polishing art was perfected over the centuries. In the eighteenth century the brilliant became the most popular and is considered the peak achievement of the masters of the profession and is used also for other minerals, for example a cubic zirconia.

Now jewelry with diamonds - mostly rings, including those engagement ones, earrings and pendants also is very popular. The price depends mainly on the size, the color and purity of the precious stone, and other materials used. You should be ready for a higher expense. A cheaper alternative are the already mentioned cubic zirconia gemstones.

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How to clean jewelry?

Over time jewelry is starting to look a little less attractive. It's getting dirty and some materials such as silver are beginning to blacken, and therefore must be thoroughly cleaned. You can do it yourself! Pearls can be cleaned by leaving them overnight in a bowl with milk, then rinse them and polish in the morning with a soft cloth. Silver rings, bracelets, earrings and other jewelry should be washed well with soap and water and a toothbrush, then you have to rinse and polish your jewelry. Dark stains on silver jewelry without stones can be removed in a solution of hot water with baking soda, which must be poured into a container lined with aluminum foil. Gold jewelry without stones should be cleaned in a solution of water and baking soda and soap flakes. At the jewelry stores you can also buy various products designed to clean jewelry, for example in the form of a paste or a cream. Also, if the jewelry is heavily soiled or you are afraid that you will destroy it, in this case you can give it to a jeweler, who for a small fee, will be able to clean it.