Gemstone Moh’s Hardness Scale

Gemstone Moh’s Hardness Scale

The Moh\'s hardness scale refers to scratch hardness. The resistance of one mineral to be scratched by another. ...

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False and Confusing Gemstone Names

False and Confusing Gemstone Names

Some of the gemstone names we commonly use can be very confusing, and often costly to those unaware. For example, \'Indian Jade\' is actually Aventurine, a form of quartz. The reference to \'Jade\' is confusing and simply incorrect. ...

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Methods To Patina Your Metals

Methods To Patina Your Metals

The methods and results in applying a patina to different metals are varied. I have only applied a patina to  silver jewellery but by doing some research I have discovered information and results on other metals. As you will discover in this ...

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Care for Glass Art, for Long Life

Care for Glass Art, for Long Life

We make sure our glass products, Glass Art and Jewellery features, have all been carefully annealed to ensure strength and long life. However, you should care for Glass Art as it is still glass and misuse can result in damage. ...

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