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GENUINE:
Used to describe or designate a true precious stone, as opposed to a synthetic or "fake" version of the stone in costume jewelry.

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Genuine: Unless the word "genuine" is included in the description of a piece of jewelry, it could simply be using the term to describe the color of the piece rather than its actual content.

Genuine Stones
Genuine stones are treated or untreated natural stones. They may be kept as natural or untreated or may be treated to improve their appearance.

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Genuine
It is common to see the following words when describing costume jewelry: amethyst, diamond, garnet, emerald, ruby, sapphire. These words should not be interpreted to mean the precious stones with these names.

Genuine Stone
A gemstone that is produced by nature without interference from man, other than cutting or fashioning. Do not confuse 'natural' with untreated gemstones.

A genuine precious topaz is a rare, expensive and beautiful stone. This transparent variety of colored gemstones has an orthorhombic crystal structure with two or three phase inclusions.

CORAL (genuine): Skeleton of the coral polyp which was highly popular in fashionable English Victorian circles. Most coral used in Victorian jewelry came from the Mediterranean.

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Genuine sapphires, including Ceylon sapphires are part of the Corundum gem family and are second only to diamonds in hardness. This strength makes them an excellent choice of jewelry because of their durability.

Genuine Gemstones are nothing but natural gemstones which are treated in some way to enhance its appearance. A large percentage of natural gemstones are treated to enhance their appearance for jewelry manufacturing.
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Genuine Pearl
A smooth, round growth formed naturally within the shell of a mollusk due to an irritant; used as a gem.
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Genuine foil backs: to improve the performance of a gemstone
False foil backs: to give a different color to a gemstone so to mimic another
Imitation foil backs: the same as a false foil back, but applied to glass (for example a chaton) ...

One genuine diamond (.005 carat) is set into each piece of 14K gold. The piece is then paved with diamond dust crystallized in enamel.
Diamond Table
The uppermost flat surface and biggest facet of a cut stone.

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Since all genuine pearls are grown over time by the oyster, they will vary in shape, luster and color. Because of this, there have developed over the centuries terminology to quantify a pearl's characteristics.

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Prices of Genuine Jewels
The prices of jewels are not stable. There is no law governing their prices, and there is no reason why these prices should not fluctuate with time and place. Each country, each nation carries its own temper.

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ZIRCON A genuine and natural gemstone not to be confused with Cubic Zirconium, which is a synthetic. Zircon is common in colorless, blue and pink or rose varieties. Colorless Zircon was used as a Diamond simulant until Cubic Zirconia came along.

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Trained individuals, despite claims of cubic zirconia manufacturers, also have little trouble distinguishing a genuine diamond when it is examined under at least 10 power magnification.

Costume JewelryPopularized in the1940s, costume jewelry are items that do not contain genuine precious gemstones and were usually not made from precious metals.

It even has the same chemical composition " both genuine and simulated hematite are iron oxide. True hematite leaves a red streak when scratched across a piece of unglazed porcelain, while the simulated products usually leave a gray streak.

If you arrive early, you have a better chance at finding genuine bargains before another buyer recognizes their "true" value.
As with any purchase, you will be able to negotiate a better price if you are purchasing a larger quantity.

Jadeite and nephrite are both regarded in China as 'zhen yu', 'genuine jade'.

Genuine Star Rubies are usually not heat treated because heating can dissolve the rutile (silk) which causes the star to form in the first place.
Beware of Synthetic (Lab-made) Star Rubies! Synthetic star rubies jump out as way too perfect looking, i.

When one asks why genuine natural gemstones are so expensive, it is usually by way of comparison with synthetic stones, and other cheap man made imitations which are produced by the ton in factories.

Genuine turquoise; if the prefix were forgotten entirely much confusion would have been avoided; it is a strange anomaly that the genuine should sometimes have to have its genuineness accentuated by the meaningless prefix. o. vermeille.

Synonyms are "gold topaz," "Madeira topaz" or "Spanish" topaz, although these citrines only superficially resemble genuine topaz because they share a similar color with that gem.

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Genuine natural gems are mined, not grown in a laboratory. If you are looking at a very clean and brilliant one carat Ruby or Emerald for two hundred dollars in a gold mounting you can bet it is lab created.

Xui Jade: (also called "Xiuyan Jade") is not a genuine Jadeite or Nephrite, rather a form of Serpentine - Mg6[Si4O10](OH) - named after Xiuyan city in LiaoNing province of northeastern China where it is mined.

And we know that some people don't want to invest in genuine gemstones, or are perhaps looking for low-cost jewelry that is safe for travelling. That is why we offer a budget-friendly alternative to the real thing with our imitation gemstone jewelry.

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Opal triplets are composed of a rock quartz layer over genuine opal joined to a base. Triplets resist marring, and the quartz acts to play up the brilliance of the genuine stone.

On the whole, though, I would be wary of buying unsigned pieces, because much of what I have seen offered online, does not appear to be genuine McClelland Barclay jewelry.

How do I know if a diamond is genuine?
You will not. You need to be an expert and use specialised equipment to make sure a diamond is real.

Gemstones set in gold or platinum merchandises are made entirely of gold or platinum and containing diamonds, sapphires, rubies, emerald, or other genuine gemstones.

They can be distinguished from genuine stones by several tests:
by revealing a ring around the gridle, especially when immersed in water or certain liquids and then viewed from the side
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Often intricately carved, genuine cinnabar is a soft stone that is bright or brick red in colour. It is made up of mercury sulphide, and often formed into beads.

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A manufactured imitation of a genuine diamond.
Simulated Emerald
Manufactured imitation of a genuine emerald--one of the most valuable of all gemstones--which is green. Emeralds are the symbol of spring, rebirth, hope, and faith.

Absolute is often combined with precious metals and genuine gemstones to create dramatic designs. Absolute stones are listed with diamond equivalency weights - to help you compare Absolute to genuine diamonds and gemstones.

A natural pearl (also called a genuine pearl) is a pearl that was produced in an oyster, freshwater mussel or other mollusk as a reaction to a tiny invading object that happened to be caught inside its shell.
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Single-cut Diamonds: Genuine diamonds, commonly used in watchcases, that contain only 18 facets
Silvertone: Jewelry finished with a silver color that has the look of sterling, but no actual sterling silver content.

You know that the customer who can afford a 10-carat, genuine stone is rare but a customer who can afford the same stone done in a synthetic is possible because it is affordable to them. This brings up the question, "what is a synthetic stone?

NATURAL PEARL
A natural pearl (also called a genuine pearl) is a pearl that was produced in an oyster, freshwater mussel or other mollusk as a reaction to a tiny invading object that happened to be caught inside its shell.
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IMITATION: Made to look like the genuine article, but lacking the crystal structure and chemical composition.
INSERT: A double ring sometimes ornamented with gems, with a space between to accommodate another ring in its center.

Turquoise ranges in color from sky blue to bluish green and can be clear blue or with black or copper matrix. Costume jewelry uses genuine turquoise, reconstituted turquoise, turquoise chip, treated stones, and synthetic stones.

Documents issued by gem labs attesting the genuineness and stating the quality of a diamond or other gemstone.
Certified
A diamond which has been laboratory graded, and certified as to quality. We offer certified diamonds for sale.

We guarantee that all items offered in this schedule are GENUINE fossilised mammoth ivory and are exempt from CITES control. Information from CITES indicates that our suppliers are the only known UK importers of mammoth ivory.

Subtle blemishes and tiny marks are part of a pearl's natural texture and proof of its genuine origin. These blemishes result from sea particles that drift into the oyster and brush against the pearl as it forms.

We use genuine parts and manufacturer suggested repair techniques and testing methods in all of our repairs.
Movements are completely disassembled during the overhaul process to fully check the condition of all parts.

Imitation Stones...Substances used to look like a genuine. ie: glass, plastic, etc.
Inclusions...Solid, gaseous, or liquid material of various types incorporated in a crystal during its formation and growth.

Inlaying of gold or silver into genuine tortoise shell, ivory or horn.
platinum
A soft, heavy, gray metal that can be highly polished. At times platinum has a higher value than gold.

Geology of Helium
The gas in your party balloons is a genuine Earth product.
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This underappreciated substance is more important than you know.

Manufactured imitation of genuine diamond - see Diamantaire
Simulated Pearl
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Much quartz is passed off as topaz on the market. Make sure to get "genuine topaz" clearly written on your bill of sale. Look out for names like "Bohemian Topaz," or "Occidental Topaz." ...

Constructed to look like the genuine article whether it be gem or metal, but lacking the crystal structure and chemical composition.
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Some of the gemstones terminology used in jewelry making can add to the confusion, because stones are labeled as natural, genuine, synthetic, simulated, treated -- or a combination of those terms.

German term confirming that the item is made from genuine copper.
Repousée
A design raised from the base in sheet metalwork, see embossing.

Certificates, Certification
Documents issued by gem labs attesting the genuineness and stating the quality of a diamond or other gemstone.

This term, when applied to jewellery, usually relates to something having the signs or appearance of age. This can be genuine through the oxidation of metal, or artificially applied in order to make a component or beads look old.
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Simulated stones - Natural or synthetic substances meant to resemble a genuine gemstone. Cubic zirconia is a diamond simulant.

Good quality Coral has an even color and has no fissures, spots, bands or cavities. Since genuine untreated Coral is rare, it is valuable.

All emeralds contain inclusions, which are evidence as to the genuineness of the stone. The name is derived from the Greek word Smaragdos, meaning "green stone". Emerald is the birthstone of the month of May.

Faux - a French word which means false, used to pertain to fake materials made to look like genuine stones. Often used with the words Pearl or turquoise.

Synthetic Color Diamonds
Synthetic colored diamonds are another affordable option you'll find when you shop for vibrant diamonds. Synthetic diamonds are genuine, but they are created in a laboratory and their origins should always be disclosed.

"French Ivory" is synthetic (imitation) ivory. It is molded from plastics (like celluloid) and is also called Ivoride, Ivorine, and "Genuine French Ivory."
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In fact, some buyers prefer to purchase emeralds with inclusions rather than perfectly clean ones as the inclusions, which occur naturally, are a mark of genuineness.

Silver, gold, and even base metals are often Rhodium plated to give them the white, shiny look associated with platinum. Genuine rhodium in raw state is liquid.

In addition to the karat mark, every piece of gold jewelry should be stamped with a hallmark or trademark of its maker, and sometimes its country of origin. These designations assure you that you are buying genuine karat gold jewelry.

" In 1954 a synthetic grainy spinel, colored with cobalt oxide, with a good lapis color made an appearance on the market. Inclusions of thin gold pieces simulated the pyrite and improved the character of the genuine stone.

Certificates are minute details and characteristics of a diamond that are not visible to the naked eye. For a buyer, diamond certificate is an assurance that the product bought is genuine and is worth the amount paid.

Many thousands of inexpensive synthetic sapphires with an alexandrite-like color change have been sold as "alexandrite" for several decades, especially to tourists in resort areas. If you have serious reason to believe your stone is genuine, ...

It is extremely rare for any natural emerald to be free of Jardin, and some consider it to be a natural part of an emerald´s beauty. It is part of your gem´s character, and helps identify your emerald as a genuine gemstone.

A poor thermal conductor, such as amber, feels warm to the touch because it does not conduct heat away from the body. The surface of a genuine gemstone will de-mist more rapidly than that of glass or an artificial stone.

'Star Lindy' as they are referred to are not at all rare or expensive. These synthetic sapphires can be very attractive and in some cases deceptive, as they can look very similar to genuine star sapphires.

Known for its "inclusions" which are not necessarily known as faults, since they are evidence of the genuineness of the stone. Experts refer to these as the emerald's "jardin" --garden. Emerald is the birthstone for May.

Chatham produces genuine, quality gemstones that are identical physically, chemically, and visually to those produced by nature.Chatoyancy:A single streak of light, generally seen in a cabochon that resembles the slit in a cat's eye.

Vegetable ivory comes from the inner seed of the South American ivory palm and was used for small items, like dice. Synthetic ivory is made from plastics (like celluloid) and is called "French Ivory," Ivoride, Ivorine, or "Genuine French Ivory." ...

Diamond Tester A device used to determine a genuine diamond from a synthetic. Most diamond testers use Thermal Conductivity (heat and temperature).

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