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Amber Jewelry

Amber Jewelry

Amber is fossilised pine resin (from the amber pine) which oozes out of the trunk and then sets. When it fossilised, it becomes amber. Often bits got trapped in the resin before it set, perhaps even insects (see right). The film “Jurassic Park” imagines that you could take a mosquito from a piece of amber, remove some dinosaur blood from the mosquito’s stomach, extract the DNA from the blood, and clone a dinosaur. This is impossible, but not completely impossible,…

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Identifying counterfeit crystal goods

Identifying counterfeit crystal goods

Crystal is a cheaper low-grade gems, used to impersonate the only glass. Easily without damage identification method is as follows: 1 touch method: Gems are crystals, heat quickly, the glass is amorphous crystallization, heat slowly. Therefore, touching the sample, crystalline  have a cool feeling; and there are warm feeling of glass.Of course, such recognition to the prior general practice, familiar with the differences between the two can only be determined after the test is not available before too long holding time, or…

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Blue Zircon Gems

Blue Zircon Gems

There are types of precious stones with a few relatively good hardness and shine that occur in the color blue. Sapphire is the most famous, and may be found in the full range of blues, from pale blue to black and blue. Topaz Blue, produced by the radioactive colorless topaz is the most popular of all gemstones blue, it is available widely and at attractive prices and are not in tones of light and medium dark. Other options include blue…

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