Tuesday, 2 June 2009
Below are just a four common terms used to describe jewellery both fine and costume
Cabochon - A stone with a smooth curved, highly polished and unfaceted surface. The oldest form of gem cutting still in use today.
Cameo - A gem, hardstone, shell, plastic or other materials in which the upper section is carved or molded in relief whilst the lower serves as a background.
Filigree - Delicate metal wire designed into a complex repeating pattern.
Marcasite - The trade name given to the tiny bright metallic stones called iron pyrites when used in jewellery.
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