Diamond Setting or Gemstone Setting is when the gemstone has been secured in position by the metal used in the piece.
Solitaires are by definition a jewellery piece, which has a single main gem. The term is used more with diamonds than gemstones.
3. Gold Hallmarking
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Gold Hallmarking is a stamp imprinted on a jewellery piece that indicates the purity of gold (or its Karatage), its trademark, and other information about the manufacturer.
Finish is another big aspect when it comes to jewellery. Finish is the final polish given to the metal. There are many different types that can be achieved on precious metal which are:
a. Frosted Gold which is the finish achieved on gold that appears to be like frosted glass.
b. Matt Finish is when the gold is made to look dull, without shine but still retains its warm yellow hue.
c. Hammered Finish is achieved by beating the metal, leaving small, underlying portions on the gold.
d. High Finish is the finish where the gold is given a mirror - like glossy appearance.
The Navratna is a collection of 9 gems, both precious and semi - precious that together are believed to guide the 9 planets. This navratna is assumed to bring its wearer peace and happiness.
Facets are the polished surfaces seen on a gemstone that were designed to allow light to enter and leave the gem.
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