In accessories, one of the most common and popular things that is used in making accessories are gems or gemstones. Why do you think that gems are used to make accessories? The answer is very obvious; gems are very attractive and colorful stones that could easily catch the attention. Aside from that, gemstones also give that classy feel which could be perfect in adding accent your outfit. A simple plain dress could be enhanced by simply wearing gem accessories. But with gemstones, there are so many types of gems that you can actually use from A-Z. But let me just tell you some of the most common gems that is commonly used in accessories because of their nice colors and very attractive appearance. The most common gems are: diamond, emerald, garnet, jade, jasper, opal, quartz, ruby, sapphire, topaz, turquoise, and more.
Gems are usually placed on rings, earrings, pendant, necklaces, bracelets, and even anklets. Gems are really nice stones and their color makes it more attractive and desiring. Your birth stone are also based on these gems. You can actually buy these gems tones as individual in any accessories stores or jewelry stores. But be careful because there are also fake gems that are sold in the market. There are ways to know if the gems are genuine or fake. One of those is the looks itself. If you have seen a genuine gem you will be able to easily identify the fake from the original. Because there are people who are really good at sale talk where they could convince you that what they are selling is genuine but in fact it’s fake. Another term for fake gems is synthetic gems. It’s okay to buy synthetic gems if you are aware that it is synthetic and it should cost cheap. Genuine gems are expensive especially if they are perfectly cut.
Now, let me give you one tip on how to identify synthetic from real gem stone. Real gem stone do not really sparkle. They kind of dull because of to its natural color. Another tip is the appearance of the gems. If the gems looks perfect like no scratches and all, it is fake because no matter how you polish a real gemstone it will always have a scratch or some imperfectness in it. And last tip is the price. Real gems would cost really expensive compared to synthetic. So, be very keen in checking the gems before you buy them so you won’t get ripped-off buy the seller.