The term Coloured Stone is used to refer to all gem materials other
than diamond. It includes such diverse substances as rubies, emeralds,
sapphires, pearls, coral, garnet and jade
A diamond's weight is measured in carats. The weight is often stated in fractions of a carat. For example, 1/5, 1/4, 1/2 carat. A carat is divided into 100 points, so that a diamond of 25 points equals 1/4 carat and 50 points equals 1/2 carat.
Total weight diamonds (cttw) refers to the total weight of all the diamonds in the jewelry. For example, a cluster ring with a number of small diamonds may have a total weight of 1/2 carat. A ring with 2 or 3 stones and diamonds on the side may have a total weight of 3/4 carats.
There are several unique and interesting shapes in the industry. Some of the most popular styles are: Round, Marquise, Pear, Princess, Heart, Oval and Emerald.
Unfortunately not. The high costs of insurance combined with the inablitity of the customer to see such a valuable stone mean that we feel it unsuitable to provide this service currently.
The five factors in determining a pearl's value are luster, surface, shape, color and size. The single most important factor when determining a pearl's value. Generally, the greater the luster the more valuable the pearl. Luster is the true warm inner glow and shimmering iridescence of the pearl emanating from within.
Avoid using string or paper to measure ring size as
these materials can stretch or twist, yielding an inaccurate
measurement. Ring Sizes in the US. Women's rings typically range from
size 3 to 9. The most commonly purchased women's ring sizes in the Allcelticjewellery range from size 5 to 7. Size 6 being the most popular ring size.
Men's rings typically range from size 8 to 14. The most commonly
purchased men's ring sizes range from size 8 to 10 1/2.
Size 9 being the most popular ring size.
Tips for Buying the Ring as a Surprise
Ask your significant other's friends or mother if they know her/his finger size. Borrow his/her ring (from the correct finger) and use the ring measurements above to determine its size.
If you are buying an expensive ring or an item you intend to wear permanently, then we recommend that you visit a reputable High Street jeweller's shop and get the ring size for your finger(s) measured accurately by a trained member of staff. Otherwise, there is a simple way to check your ring size using the chart below
|(Most EU countries, including Germany and France)||Hong Kong
|Circumference (mm)||Diameter (mm)||US and Canada||UK and Australia||Asia||Switzerland|
|44.8||14.3||F 1/2||5||5 1/4|
|46.1||14.7||G 1/2||6||6 1/2|
|47.4||15.1||H 1/2||7 3/4|
|50.6||16.1||5 1/2||K 1/2||10|
|51.9||16.5||6||L 1/2||11||12 3/4|
|53.1||16.9||6 1/2||M 1/2||13||14|
|54.4||17.3||7||N 1/2||14||15 1/4|
|55.7||17.7||7 1/2||O 1/2||15||16 1/2|
|57.0||18.1||8||P 1/2||16||17 3/4|
|58.3||18.5||8 1/2||Q 1/2||17|
|60.8||19.4||9 1/2||S 1/2||19|
|63.4||20.2||10 1/2||U 1/2||22||22 3/4|
|65.9||21.0||11 1/2||W 1/2||24|
|67.2||21.4||12||X 1/2||25||27 1/2|
|68.5||21.8||12 1/2||Z||26||28 3/4|