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History and Uses of Black Marble,  Inlcuding Black Marble Watch Dials

History and Uses of Black Marble, Inlcuding Black Marble Watch Dials

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Black marble Overview: Nero Marquina Marble       Nero Marquina marble is a kind of black marble that’s quarried from Northern Spain inside Markina, Basque Country. The area lends a version of its name to the natural stone, with its unique white veining pattern on a black background.   The marble’s compact and fine grain provides it the appearance of a starry evening sky, decorated with lightning-like veins that never follow the exact same pattern twice. The stone brings a touch of sophistication and is cool to the touch if used for jewelry, especially any type of marble watch,...

Malachite History, Uses For Jewelry and Malachite Watches

Malachite History, Uses For Jewelry and Malachite Watches

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Malachite is an amazing decorative stone that can be used with a malachite watch or any other type of jewelry. Its patterned, rich coloration in hues of green is one-of-a-kind among gemstones. The low hardness of malachite makes it easy to work, although it still takes a polish extremely well. Those qualities, along with ready availability, make it a highly sought-after option for lapidary artistry.
Tiger’s Eye Stone, History and Uses Including Tigers Eye Watches

Tiger’s Eye Stone, History and Uses Including Tigers Eye Watches

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Tiger's eye stone is a metamorphic rock that’s available in several different colors and shades. Its color is opaque, and it falls under the mineral classification of chalcedony or quartz. The stone, with a silky luster, forms over other types of minerals, such as crocidolite, until it replaces it using dense fibers that make natural striations of gorgeous colors in the gemstone. Usually, you find overtones or streaks of brown or yellow in this gemstone; however, if you’re lucky enough to own a rare version such as green or blue, you’ll find the same kind of streaks and striations naturally composed in the stone’s luster.
Turquoise Watch,  Color, History and Uses in Turquoise Jewelry and Men's Watches

Turquoise Watch, Color, History and Uses in Turquoise Jewelry and Men's Watches

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The majority of turquoise  stones available on the market were enhanced in one way or the other. Even top-grade, otherwise natural stones, frequently receive a paraffin wax surface coat to enhance the polish and seal them.  Of course a bright and shiny watch dial for turquoise mens watch would look the most appealing.
The Meaning and Properties Of The Lapis Lazuli Crystal And Uses In Jewlery

The Meaning and Properties Of The Lapis Lazuli Crystal And Uses In Jewlery

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Lapis lazuli has been in use since ancient times and is still popular today. The gemstone has been prized for its blue, bright color and utilized for inlay and intarsia, in addition to pigments for paintings and cosmetics. Its eye appeal and contrast are irresistible. These days, jewelry is its main use.
Caliber Comparisons: ETA 2824-2 vs. Miyota 9015

Caliber Comparisons: ETA 2824-2 vs. Miyota 9015

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How Good is ETA 2824?

A highly popular automatic movement, Caliber ETA 2824-2 is often referred to as a "workhorse movement" given its ubiquity in the mechanical watch space.  With it's robust durability and proven reliability it has been in production since 1982. For 40 years it has been used in brands both large and small due to it's quality and proven reputation.

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