Monday, December 12, 2011

The Beauty of Aquamarine

Nava Zahavi Sensation Aquamarine and 18K Solid Gold Nugget Necklace

Mention aquamarine and people immediately see the color of the ocean on a clear sunny day. Aquamarine jewelry is a beautiful seawater blue color. The color of aquamarines vary, depending on the quality of the gems but it’s blue is a favorite alternative to its more expensive cousin, the sapphire, which has a heavier color.

Aquamarine is the gemstone blue to blue-green and is a variant of the mineral beryl. Its chemical name is a beryllium aluminum silicate. The chemical formula of aquamarine is Be3Al2 (Si6O18). Aquamarine hexagonal crystal structure is composed of vertically elongated prismatic crystals are striated. This produces a white line and has a hardness value of 7.5 to 8.0.

The color of aquamarine is the result of iron impurities in the mineral. Mineral heating to 750 degrees Fahrenheit to reduce the color yellow and green, and leave a pure blue color.Aquamarine is found in Brazil, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia, Madagascar, Zambia, Angola and the United States.  

These gems are widely used as rings, necklaces and earrings.One of the jewelry designer who uses Aquamarine is Nava Zahavi. Nava Zahavi Unique Jewelry design has a typical reflection of cultural and environmental influences in his youth, as well as extensive travel around the world. Byzantine characteristics distinguished in his work can be traced to ancient Egypt and Greece, while the use of colored stones reflect the brilliance of nature around him: the sea and sky Aquamarine, Citrine and stone evoke Ruthilated sandy beaches, warm sun and Carnelian describe.

Nava Zahavi In designing jewelry using the finest quality of semi-precious stones, wrapped in 24 carat gold as if embraced by the sun. The design of jewelry Nava Zahavi impressed contains a timeless beauty that talk about ancient history, contemporary yet retain the freshness and flavor.
Nava has been designing jewelry for fifteen years, and enjoys an established reputation throughout the world. Nava jewelry can be found in designer boutiques, fine department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue, Neiman Marcus and through leading catalogs such as Sundance Catalog. Features magazines including Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Marie Claire, Lucky, In Style and Women's Health Magazine.

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