Gemstones Uncovered: Zircon

ZirconZircon is named after the element it contains, Zirconium. Zirconium is a shiny white-gray metal that looks like titanium. Its name comes from the Persian word Zargun meaning gold-like. It is not a well-known stone and is often confused with a similarly named stone Cubic Zirconia. However, these two stones are completely different. Zircon has a very different chemical composition and is a natural mineral.

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Mens Wedding Bands

Mens BandWedding rings were originally created by ancient Egyptians to symbolize an everlasting bond between two people. The center of the ring signified a gateway that led the couple to the future. These rings were originally made of natural products such as hemp and leather.

Wedding rings were originally seen as a feminine piece of jewelry for only women to wear. Women were considered the property of men (more…)

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