We use a number of terms and names to describe products in the shop, with the main aim of helping you to understand the product description in as much detail as possible. In the list below, we attempt to explain some of these terms.

1. Product category name:

*Precious stones - are rare and beautifully coloured minerals, prized for their use in jewellery and decorative objects. These stones are known for their aesthetic qualities, but also for their symbolism and semi-precious properties. The four minerals that are considered to belong to the category of precious stones are: Diamond, ruby, sapphire and emerald.

*Semi-precious stones - a popular name used by the general public for certain categories of minerals or organic materials with aesthetic and decorative characteristics, but which are not classified as diamonds, rubies, sapphires or emeralds. Their correct name as recorded in the nomenclature is 'fine stones'. They are often used in jewellery and decorative objects, offering a variety of colours and textures.

*Natural resins - refer to plant substances produced by the secretion of plants or specific organisms. These resins are often used in various fields, including the perfume industry, medicine, construction and chemical production.

2. Technical description of products:

*Name - the name under which the product is marketed

*Shape - refers to the outline or silhouette of the cut gemstone. Common shapes include round, oval, square (princess), emerald, heart, cushion (cushion/cushion), pear (teardrop) and many others. Each shape has its own aesthetic and can influence how light is reflected and scattered by the stone.

*Color - the color of the product displayed in the shop

*Size - the dimensions of the respective product expressed in millimetres or centimetres

*Weight - the weight of the respective product expressed in carats, grams or kilograms

*Clarity - refers to the presence or absence of inclusions, internal fractures, chipping or other defects of the product observed when viewed with the naked eye.

*Processing - a term describing the procedures or processing performed on a natural crystal, resin or any other type of product

*Origin - the place of origin of the product or mineral or substance before or after processing

3. Description of the technical terms of the products:

- Sky Blue - light blue shade of clear sky colour. The term generally refers to the colour of some topaz stones treated with this shade.

- London Blue - shade of dark blue that goes towards the indigo tone specific to a certain kind of topaz treated to achieve this colour.

- Glass inlay - term usually used to describe natural stones to which a treatment has been applied to fill internal cracks and fractures in the crystal in order to improve its appearance, quality and strength.

- Artisanal processing - describing a way of processing a product without meeting the manufacturing standards of that product.

- Irregular handicraft processing - a description of a faulty way of processing a product. the term is used for products with poor quality processing

- Asymmetrical machining - a description of the machining of a product without respecting generally accepted geometrical rules.

- Inclusions visible to the naked eye - describing defects in a gemstone that can be seen with the naked eye. These flaws can include undissolved mineral substances, gas or liquid bubbles, and internal fractures in the crystal.