Author Archives: Dr Shihaan Larif

Countess Alina de Romanones Emerald and Diamond Demi-Parure

Origin of Name The term “parure” (pah-rur), meaning adornment in French, entered the vocabulary of technical terms used in describing jewelry, in the 17th-century, and was used in reference to a set of three or more matching pieces of jewelry, made up of the same type of gemstones and having similar design features. Eventually as […]

Cartier’s Art Deco Emerald And Diamond Sautoir

Lareef A. Samad – B.Sc (Hons) Origin of Name The 71.5 cm long sautoir necklace designed by Cartier London in 1926, is considered as ranking among Cartier’s greatest achievements in designing. Cartier’s Art Deco Emerald and Diamond Sautoir The necklace shows distinct features of the Art Deco period and is considered as a fine example […]

Famous Gemstones Page 2

Spinels Black Prince Ruby Catherine The Great’s Ruby Samarian Spinel Timur Ruby Topaz American Golden Topaz Braganza Diamond El- Dorado Topaz Famous faceted topaz gemstones greater than 1,000 carats in weight, arranged in descending order of weights Famous Topaz Gemstones- Cut and Uncut “Lua de Maraba” Topaz Topaz Amarelo Topaz Azul Back to Famous Gemstones(Page […]

More Famous Gemstones

Continuation of the Famous Gemstones Webpage This webpage is a continuation of our Famous Gemstones webpage in which various categories of famous gemstones, such as emeralds, rose quartz, rubies, sapphires, spinels and topaz, are listed with each famous gemstone linked to its own dedicated webpage. As more famous gemstones are added to this webpage, they […]

Famous Gemstones of the World

We have one of the most extensive resource on famous gemstones. These gemstones are classified alphabetically in groups. Within each group the respective gemstones are again classified alphabetically. Each gemstone has a dedicated page where it is dealt with in detail. We have dealt with famous gemstones in both our News site and in our […]

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Our state of the art marketplace is equipped with the most advanced features. Features you would never get anywhere in the gemstone and jewelry industries (eg. UNLIMITED PRODUCTS & Free customized store parameters like ring size, grading etc). That too for FREE! Customer-Vendor Live Chat Support Ticket Store Invoice, Commission Invoice & Packing Slip Shipment […]

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