Nepal Gem and Jewellery Association- NEGJA
Info Archive [ 5 news ]
- What is a Gem
A gem is a mineral cut and polished for ornamental use. Gemstones are minerals, the fundamental building blocks of the earth. A mineral is a naturally occurring inorganic chemical element or compound, with definite crystal structure and a composition that varies within defined limits.
- Gems for Keeps
Those sparkling gemstones add an elite touch to your jewelleries. Each stone has its own unique composition thus each is different in hardness, toughness, reaction to heat, light, acids, cleaners. Gemstones can absorb chemicals, which can change their colour, a hard brush used for cleaning can scratch the surface and some gemstones...
- News & Views form Gem World
Actress Charlize Theron, the first African to win an Oscar for Best Actress for her role in "Monster", will now have a semi-precious stone named for her. The stone is a newly-discovered variety of amazonite with a quartz grain, which was found at a mine in Chalaua in Mozambique. The stone, once cut and polished, will be an aquamarine-turquoise color with fine gray-blue stripes. The stone will be named "Star of Charlize" and made into jewelry and presented to Theron.
- Birth Stone
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