Some life and color can be added to any bracelet`s collection with gemstone bracelet. The bracelets can be made of gold, white gold or sterling silver, gold-filled metal or vermeil.
Different gemstones are used in the bracelets, such as opal, aventurine, lapis, sapphire, black jade, aquamarine, onyx, turquoise and agate, and occasionally those that are created from a mixture of gemstones.
Bracelets may contain artists' lampwork beads, freshwater pearls, coral, mother of pearl, and other quality components. Diamonds and pearls can be also used adding value and shine for the greatest looking bracelet. Their price varies according to the material of the bracelet, the presence of diamonds and pearls and the amount of gemstones used.
Such bracelets could be a perfectly personal birthstone or anniversary gift.
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