Alexandrite is the birthstone for June. Alexandrite & silver jewelry wholesale -
bracelets, earrings, rings, necklaces and pendants made especially
for people born in June. Alexandrite silver jewelry's healing
properties are said to work on the nervous system and some
glands like the spleen and the pancreas.
Alexandrite was discovered in 1830, on the birthday of Czar
Alexander in the Ural Mountains of Russia and got its name
in this way. Alexandrite silver jewelry was highly desired
by Russian Royalty and aristocrats. Since its discovery aexandrite
& silver jewelry wholesale has rapidly grown in popularity,
leading to the near depletion of the original Russian sources.
Today the world's major source of alexandrite & silver
jewelry wholesale is in the state of Minas Gerias, Brazil.
For over many years now, alexandrite has commanded the higher
positions in the pecking order of gemstone desirability. To
avoid your gemstones and metal jewelry scratching each other,
never store your alexandrite silver jewelry in piles. Store
it in separate sections of a jewelry box or wrap it separately
in velvet, paper or silk. The safest method of cleaning most
jewelry is to use a mild warm soapy water solution and a soft
brush, patting dry with a soft cloth.
Alexandrite is the phenomenal variety of the mineral chrysobery.
Alexandrite is known for its ability to change color from
"emerald by day" to "ruby by night". Like most other gemstones,
the quality of color in alexandrite is the all-important factor.
Top quality alexandrite exhibits an attractive metallic bluish
green color under daylight and reddish color seen under incandescent-light.
The closer the colors are to pure green and red, the higher
the Alexandrite silver jewelry value.
The evaluation of Alexandrite should be performed in a dark
room under a single light source. Alexandrite can exhibit
everything from 100% to just 5% color change. The degree of
color change is the first and most important consideration
when evaluating the value of Alexandrite & silver jewelry wholesale.
Natural Alexandrite is extremely rare and thus is extremely
that is if it can even be found to purchase. It is easier
to find in small sizes and relatively scarce in sizes of two
carats. Alexandrite cats eyes make particularly stunning signet
rings and are a powerful display of a unique sense of style.
In the cat's-eye form, fine quality Alexandrite should be
semi-transparent with a sharp exhibition of the white eye.
While determining the exact origin of a gem is a matter for
professionals. If the gem has good clarity, strong color change,
reasonable size it is most likely a synthetic. There are many
synthetic alexandrite & silver jewelry wholesale on the
market. While ranked as one of the world's most desirable
and expensive gem types, it must be born in mind that not
all alexandrite & silver jewelry wholesale pieces are
of a comparable quality.