The earrings are made of silver with inserts of topaz surrounded by cubic zirconia.
Size: diameter 19 mm.
Weight: 15,58 g.
Material: 925 sterling silver (sample costs).
inserts: 2 topaz circle 7 mm, cubic zirconia.
Someone will call Topaz the king of semi-precious stones and, perhaps, will be right.
Topaz was first discovered on the island of Topazios in the Red sea, where, probably, the mineral got its name. According to another version, the name of the stone comes from the word "tapas", which translated from Sanskrit means "fire».
Topaz is the hardest mineral in its class. Has a strong glass Shine with a pearlescent sheen.
Topaz crystal can have a variety of colors: there are stones of blue shades, blue Topaz, pink Topaz. However, under prolonged exposure to sunlight stones lose color, so the minerals found at the surface of the earth, usually almost colorless. Due to the variety of colors and low cost Topaz are very popular among jewelers.
The most expensive are natural Topaz saturated pink and purple tones. Blue, yellow, Golden-brown stones are also appreciated.
In jewelry most often use Topaz diamond and emerald cut. Large collectibles on the market come in the form of cabochons or completely untreated.
How to keep
Topaz are strong enough minerals, however, some rules of their proper storage and "operation" will be useful to know every happy owner of the precious "fire»:
- to decoration with Topaz pleased your eye many,many happy years, some chemicals should be kept away from them. This includes the hand cream, as well as means for washing dishes, etc.;
- if you do not have a professional cleaning agent at hand, you can clean Topaz at home. Note: this method is not suitable for silverware, which can easily lose its beautiful luster surface. Ingredients - mild detergent and warm water in 11-5260-020 ratio. Decoration should be left in solution for 1:3 minutes, gently clean with a soft brush and rinse in distilled water. After drying, it is recommended to Polish the product with a piece of soft cloth (suitable suede).