All posts tagged "cubic zirconia"

  • Gem Profile Apr. 12: Diamond

    by Layna Palmer, Diamond Shop Diamond CZ Stones | Shop Quartz Gems | Shop White Topaz Gems “Diamonds are Forever” is a phrase you have heard from DeBeers to James Bond, and it fits, because diamonds...

    • Posted April 12, 2013
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  • Gem Profile Nov. 30: Zircon

    by Layna Palmer, Zircon (and Cubic Zirconia) Shop the Cubic Zirconia Rainbow Last week we explored space and some space-age technology a little with Moissanite so this week we decided to come back to earth and...

    • Posted November 30, 2012
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  • Gem Profile Nov. 23: Moissanite

    by Layna Palmer, Moissanite Shop "Diamond" Cubic Zirconia The Gem Profile for this week starts with a question: what do Arizona, North Carolina, and outer space have in common? If you answered a beautiful, near-colorless stone...

    • Posted November 23, 2012
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  • Wire Jewelry Idea: Mother’s Ring

    by Rose Marion, Wire Jewelry Idea for February 1, 2012 Name: Jennifer’s Mother Ring Submitted by: Joan Huck Technique used: snapsets, ringmaking Materials used: 20-gauge square sterling silver wire Citrine and Garnet CZs Snapsets Ring mandrel...

    • Posted February 1, 2012
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  • Daily Wire Tip Mar. 22: Tumbling Lucky CZ Stones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for March 22, 2011 Question: I recently bought some CZ multi colored Lucky Stones and they are truly breathtaking. My question is, will I be able to tumble them in my tumbler...

    • Posted March 21, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Determine Gemstone Authenticity at Home

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What are some of the ways I can tell a real gemstone from a CZ or synthetic stone? I would just like a few hints that I can use such as...

    • Posted March 18, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Feb. 27: Simulated and Cubic Zirconia Stones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for February 27, 2011 Question: What’s the difference between simulated stones and Cubic Zirconia Stones? -Robert in California, Maryland Answer: In many cases, simulated stones are made of faceted glass. Glass is...

    • Posted February 26, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 15: More About Multicolored CZs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 15, 2011 Question: I’m very interested in the Lucky Stone multi colored CZs. I finally figured out the light and dark difference. Will there be a consistent color in them?...

    • Posted January 14, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Gemstone Information & Resources

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I meet a lot of people who do not understand the difference between a lab-grown gem, which has the same crystalline structure and chemical composition as a mined gem, and a...

    • Posted January 8, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Jan. 4: About Lucky Stone CZs

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for January 4, 2011 Question: Hello Dale, I make lots of rings using 8x10mm oval, 8mm round, and 10mm round stones. The new multi-colored CZs that were offered on the Daily Deal...

    • Posted January 4, 2011
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  • Daily Wire Tip Sept. 21: Emerald-Cut Stones

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip for September 21, 2010 Question: When seeking emerald-cut stones, what do I need to request in order to get stones beveled on the corners to facilitate prong placement? -Nancy in Ellijay, Georgia...

    • Posted September 20, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: Snapset Size Hints

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: I have some lovely 5mm CZs that I would like to use. Which would be better to use to set these, 4mm snapsets or 6mm snapsets? Many thanks. -Elaine in DeWitt,...

    • Posted September 7, 2010
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  • Daily Wire Tip: What’s a Cubic Zirconia Stone?

    Daily Wire Jewelry Making Tip Question: What are CZs, and how are they different from crystals? Where do I find them? How are they different from lab stones? -Merry in Smithers, B.C. Answer: As I believe you...

    • Posted June 15, 2010
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  • Wire Jewelry News: Cubic Zirconia Gemstones are IN!

    Hey Wire Sculptors, I’m so excited to tell you we have just received a huge shipment of high quality Cubic Zirconia stones! These stunning faceted gemstones are cut in a variety of shapes, including round, marquise, oval,...

    • Posted March 13, 2010
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  • Using Cubic Zirconia Gemstones in Your Jewelry

    Using Cubic Zirconia Gemstones in Your Jewelry Update: the Cubic Zirconia stones are in! Click here to shop our CZ selection.

    • Posted March 9, 2010
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