When buying gemstone jewelry or any other type of jewelry it’s recommended that you do plenty of research before you part with your money. To be on the safe side, it’s advised that you buy the jewelry in the company of a knowledgeable person. When making the purchase you will come across different types of the jewelry. The most common types are:
Whether you call them faux, simulated or imitations they have one in common – they resemble the real gemstones, but they don’t have the characteristics of natural or synthetic gemstones that they are meant to represent. They are made from plastic or glass and they are perfectly made that you can’t easily know that they are faux unless you are very keen.
You are advised to avoid them if you are interested in buying the real thing, but this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t buy it – especially if you are buying them knowingly. Since the units are cheap and look almost like real gemstones, they give you an opportunity to look elegant without spending plenty of money on it. When buying them avoid paying too much. After all, they aren’t real.
These are gemstones made from a