We offer layaway, spread payments on the piece of your dreams. Ask us for details.
Free insured shipping on all orders !!!
Welcome to our extensive antique jewelry glossary with around 1,500 jewelry related entries.If you feel you are missing an explanation, feel free to let us know and we will add it.
The highest classification in the colour grading of diamonds, being applied to a rare white stone with a very faint bluish tinge, caused possibly by a slight bluish fluorescence. It was originally applied to such stones from the Jagersfontein Mine in South Africa. Only such diamonds are, strictly, classified as a blue-white diamond.
From: An Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry, autor: Harold Newman, publishers: Thames and Hudson