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Jewelry 101

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There are currently 14 names in this directory beginning with the letter P.
Palladium is a precious metal that's both strong and hypoallergenic. This silvery-white metal doesn't need to be plated with other metals, either.
In a pavé setting, diamonds are set closer to each other and secured with tiny metal prongs. This technique is often used for bands on engagement rings where the illusion is achieved that the band contains many small diamonds.
A diamond's pavilion begins near the girdle and ends at the culet. The majority of a diamond's weight is generally found here.
Pear cut
Pear cut diamonds are teardrop shaped and give the illusion of lengthening the finger. They also showcase lots of sparkle.
Jewellery, such as a pendant, is often hung from a chain
Peridot is a pale yellow-green gemstone with a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scale
Pinpoint inclusion
Pinpoint inclusions are tiny fragments that are usually only visible under magnification. They do not compromise the strength of the diamond.
Platinum is a silver-white, valuable metal. It is durable and does not require rhodium plating, making it the best choice for people with sensitive skin.
Diamonds are cut before being polished to reveal a better looking surface. This helps improved the diamond’s shine. The polish on a diamond will affect its cut grade.
Polish lines
While a diamond is being polished, the polishing wheel can create delicate scratches on its surface, called polish lines. Extreme polish lines can affect the diamond’s sparkle.
Precious Gemstones
Diamonds, rubies, sapphires are considered precious gemstones. They are followed by emeralds which are also known as semiprecious stones.
Princess cut
The square-shaped modern princess cut diamond has clean lines & lots of sparkle. This is arguably (and incidentally) the most popular diamond shape in the world.
Prong setting
A diamond is secured to a ring with tiny metal claws. A four-prong setting and six-prong setting are the most popular.
Push back earrings
Clip-on earrings are one of the most popular types of earrings. They're easy to put on and remove and stay securely in place thanks to a small metal post that inserts into a metal backing.