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J Hoop Earrings

J Hoop earrings are accessories designed to be worn on the ear lobes that have a semi-circular shape, similar to that of the letter “J”. These types of earrings can be made from various materials, although the most popular are those made from gold or silver.

J Hoop Earrings

Jade

Jade is an ornamental rock very popular in Asian jewellery made from different silicate materials, and although jade is renowned for its rich green color, multiple varieties can be found in nature, having pink, orange and brown hues.

Jade

Jewellery Clasp

A Jewellery Clasp is any device that secures necklaces, bracelets, earrings or any other type of Jewellery. There are many types of Jewellery Closures including barrels, bolt and rings, lobsters, parrots, spring rings, toggles, s clasps, magnetic to name just a few.

 

 

Jewellers Grain

The grain is a unit of measure that is commonly used in jewellery making to denominate 50 mg. Diamonds and pearls were often measured using this ancient system, where 1?4 of a carat = 1 grain, 1 carat=200mg

 

Jewellery

Jewellery, including rings, earrings, necklaces, bracelets and brooches have been around for 1000's of years and can be considered any adornment for the body which can be made from virtually any material however gemstones or precious metals like gold or silver are probably the most common.

Jewellery

Jewellery Australia

Australia has many native jewellery types from Aboriginal art to a large Opal industry and is one of the largest diamond and gold producers in the world. Adding in a multicultural mix and the result is many unique and varied designs that come from Australia.

Jewellery Australia

Jewellery Store

A jewellery store or jeweller has been a traditional place where customers have gone for rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets, but now increasingly more shopping is being done online so the traditional bricks and mortar store is playing less of a role.

 

Jewellery versus Jewelry

Jewellery is the British way of spelling which is used in most commonwealth countries while Jewelry is the US form of the word. Both have the exact same meaning which is an all encompassing term for body adornments including earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings.

Jewellery versus Jewelry

Jump Rings

A jump ring is constructed by bringing together a piece of wire to form a circle, the rigidity of the material is often enough to form a secure closure.

Jump Rings