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Spinels: An Introduction

Posted by IngGems Singapore on

Quick Introduction of Spinels; Facts About Refraction Index and Hardness  Spinels are relatively unknown in Singapore. Ask anyone about gemstones and usually, the 3 precious gemstones will be easily mentioned. Ask about spinels and the conversation usually dies. That is probably going to be the case for the near future for the general public. However, for collectors and gemstone lovers, spinels are gaining huge popularity, even among fashion labels like Louis Vuitton with their range of exquisite jewellery.  To get facts straight, spinels are slightly softer than sapphires at 7.5 - 8.0 hardness on the Mohs scale which also puts...

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