How to care for Opal Jewellery

A rainbow of iridescent hues radiate from the luminous opal, the traditional birthstone for October. Celebrate a birthday or other special occasion with jewellery showcasing this unique gemstone.

DID YOU KNOW

It is said that Cleopatra slept in a pure gold face mask to enhance her beauty, while in ancient Rome gold metal compounds were used to treat a variety of skin problems. Archaeologists have also recovered skulls with gold fillings from the catacombs of Rome dating from the first to fifth centuries CE. The use of gold in medicine and dentistry dates back thousands of years, and the metal continues to be widely used today. Modern day dentistry still generates a significant demand for gold, whilst in medicine the metal is at the heart of treatments for rheumatoid arthritis and is under investigation as a potential treatment in a number of other diseases such as cancer. In addition to this, gold is highly resistant to bacteria and can be used for implants where there is a high risk of infection, such as in the inner ear. Gold is also used as a drug to treat a small number of medical conditions. Injections of weak solutions of sodium aurothiomalate or aurothioglucose are sometimes used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Particles of a radioactive gold isotope are implanted in tissues to serve as a radiation source in the treatment of certain
cancers. Many surgical instruments, electronic equipment and life-support devices are made using small amounts of gold. Gold is nonreactive in the instruments and is highly reliable in the electronic equipment and life-support devices.

THIS MONTH No. 10 of the TOP 10 MOST EXPENSIVE WATCHES IN THE WORLD: Cartier Secret
– Price: $ 2.75 million

The watch is made out of white gold and 18 carat white gold plated with rhodium. It also shows the 3.53 carat portrait cut diamond which makes it look glamorous as well as trendy. To make it more luxurious it is covered with 3010 brilliantly cut diamonds. All these features make it extremely expensive.

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