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This section contains brief answers to a number of questions related to fine jewellery. It reveals the secrets of my workshop, discusses the basics and refutes common stereotypes.

Figury szachowe z białego złota w formie naszyjników.
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What is white gold?

In the past, white gold was an exotic material available only to the elite. Today they can be found in any jewelry store. But is it really white gold?

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Diamond or brilliant?

These words are used interchangeably in the jewelery Internet. Are they just synonyms? Or maybe two words with a different meaning? What is the difference between a diamond and a brilliant?

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Is it worth investing in jewelry?

In the past, expensive jewelry was bought twice in a lifetime: for an engagement and a wedding. In other cases, such as anniversaries or other occasions, a little thing from the chain store was enough. Recently, however, we have seen a change that makes it worth reaching for precious jewelry.

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Why an engagement ring?

Until about 100 years ago, an engagement was a regular contract between two people who were planning to get married. Today it is not that easy. The strength of feelings must be demonstrated by properly selected jewelry in the form of a gift. What does an engagement ring mean?

Obrączki miarowe, którymi można dokonać pomiaru palca.
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How do I measure my ring size?

When choosing engagement jewelry, the dilemmas may be the type of stone, the color of gold or the selection of patterns. However, sometimes the biggest problem comes when you need to determine the size. How to make a measurement so as not to reveal your intentions?

Ten sam pierścionek w dwóch rodzajach kruszcu.
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What ore to choose?

The basic criterion when choosing jewelry is the preferences of the person who will wear it. However, each alloy has its own properties that can help you make the final decision.

Szafir z certyfikatem renomowanego instytutu GIT specjalizującego się w ocenie kamieni kolorowych.
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How are gemstones priced?

Anyone who is even a bit interested in jewelry associates the value of gemstones with parameters such as weight, diameter, purity, color and cut. The first two values seem to have an obvious effect on the price. With the remaining factors, the matter is a bit more complicated.

Two blood red spinels.
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Spinel - the successor of ruby

Ruby has always been the undisputed king of red. However, a new player has emerged that is worth a closer look.

A large and impractical ring with an emerald.
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Myths about jewelry

Every time I browse the jewelery blogs, I have an overwhelming impression that the content is like fake news. What should you be careful about?

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What is carat?

When we consider buying jewelry, we focus first on the shape, colors and material used. However, after a while we look at the more detailed parameters. This is where the mysterious carats come in. What are they and how can they help us evaluate a given product?

Lutowanie oprawy do szyny pierścionka.
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Soldering, casting and welding

When we look at hand-made jewelry, rarely such a product is made of one solid block of metal. Usually there are several elements that are then joined together. How are the parts linked?

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Jewelry as it used to be

100 years ago, to create anything, you needed great skills, extensive knowledge and hard-to-reach tools. Today, things are completely different. What changed?

Knowledge of the rules should be the basis for purchasing jewelry or investment stones. Here are a few of them.
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An investment in natural beauty

Knowledge of the rules should be the basis for purchasing jewelry or investment stones. Here are a few of them.

Tsavorite has a unique, bottle-green color and greater brilliance than the emerald.
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Tsavorite, an alternative to the emerald

Emerald is a very rare and highly valued variety of beryl. However, decades ago, a mineral was discovered that is not only cheaper, but also has fascinating properties.