Blue Nile Glossary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z Index
 

A
  AGS
AGSL
AGTA
Akoya Pearls
Alloy
Amethyst
Anneal
Appraisal
Aquamarine
Assay, Assaying
Asscher-Cut Diamond
 

B
  Baguette
Bail
Band (Wedding)
Bangle
Bank Wire
Bar Channel Setting
Baroque Pearl
Basket
Bezel Setting
Birthstone
Blemish
Blue Nile Signature Diamond
Body Colour
Box Chain
Brightness
Brilliance
Brilliant Cut
Brilliant Emerald Cut
Brillianteering
Bruise
Byzantine Chain
 

C
  Cable Chain
Cabochon
Calcium Carbonate
Carat (ct.)
Carat Total Weight (ct.tw.)
Cavity
Centre Stone
Certification
Chain
Channel Setting
Charm
Chip
Choker
Citrine
Clarity
Clasp
Claw Setting
Cloud
Coin Pearl
Colour
Comfort Fit
Complexion
Contrast
Corundum
Craftsmanship Crown
Crown Angle
Crystal
Culet
Cultured Pearl
Cushion-Cut Diamond
Cut
Cut, Fair
Cut, Good
Cut, Ideal
Cut, Poor
Cut, Very Good
 

D
  Depth
Depth Percentage
Depth & Table Percentages
Design
Diameter
Diamond
Diamond Characteristics
Diamond Dossier®
Dimensions
Dispersion
Drop Earrings
Drop Necklace
Durability
 

E
  Emerald
Emerald-Cut
Engrave
Enhancements
Extra Facet
Eye-Clean
 

F
  Face-Up Appearance
Facet
Fancy-Coloured Diamond
Fancy-Shaped Diamond
Feather
Filigree
Finding
Finish
Fire
Fluorescence
Four Cs
Fracture
French Wire
Freshwater Pearl
 

G
  Garnet
GCAL
Gemmologist
Gemmologist, Graduate
Gemprint®
Gemscope™
Gemstone Clarity
Gemstone Colour
Gemstone Size
GIA
Girdle
Girdle Thickness
Gold
Grading Report, Grading Certificate
Graduated
Graining
 

H
  Head
Hearts & Arrows Effect
Heart-Shaped Diamond
Height
Hidden Clasp with Safety
Hinged Hoop Earring
Hook Clasp
HTML E-mail
Hue
 

I
  IGI
Inclusion
Indentations
Indented Natural
Iridium
Irritant
 

J
  Jewellery Polishing Cloth
 

K
  Karat
Knot
Knotted Pearl Strand
 

L
  Lariat Necklace
Laser Drill Hole
Laser Inscription
Latch Earring Back
Leakage
Length
Length-to-Width Ratio
Light Performance
Light Fancy Yellow
Lobster Claw Clasp
Loupe
Lower-Half Length
Lower-Half Length Percentage
Lustre
 

M
  Mabé Pearl
Make
Mantle
Marquise-Cut Diamond
Master Set
Matching
Matinee Length
Metal Type
Milgrain Edge
Millimetre
Mohs Hardness Scale
Mother-of-Pearl
MSRP
 

N
  Nacre
Natural
Natural Gemstone
Natural Pearls
Needle
Nickel
Nucleus
 

O
  Off-Round Pearl
Onyx, Black
Opal
Opaque
Opera Length
Orient
Oval Diamond
Oval Pearl
Overtone
 

P
  Palladium
Patina
Pavé Setting
Pavilion
Pavilion Angle
Pearl
Pearl Shape
Pearl Size
Pear-Shaped Diamond
Peg Setting
Peridot
Pinpoint
Platinum
Point
Polish
Precious Metals
Price per Carat
Princess-Cut Diamond
Princess Length
Claw Setting
Proportion
Proportion Factors
Push Earring Back
 

Q
  Quartz
 

R
  Radiant-Cut Diamond
Report, Diamond Grading
Rhodium
Rice Pearls
Ring Setting
Ring Size
Rolo Chain
Rope
Rope Chain
Rose Gold
Round Diamond
Round Pearl
Roundness
Ruby
Ruthenium
 

S
  Safety Clasp
Sapphire
Saturation
Scintillation
Screw Back
Semi-Mount
Setting
Shank
Shantung Silk
Shape
Sidestone
Silver, Sterling
Solitaire
South Seas Pearls
Sparkle
Spherical (Pearl)
Spots
Spread
Spring Ring
Stainless Steel
Star Facet
Star Length Percentage
Stud Earring
Surface Markings
Symmetrical (Pearls)
Symmetry
Synthetic Diamond
Synthetic Gemstones
 

T
  Table
Table Percentage
Table & Depth Percentages
Tahitian Pearls
Tanzanite
Teardrop Pearl
Tilt
Titanium
Tone
Topaz, Blue
Tourmaline, Pink
Trillion, Trilliant
Troy Weight
Tungsten Carbide
Twinning Wisp
 

U
  Ultrasonic
Uniformity
Unobtanium
 

V
  VAT
Vermeil
 

W
  Wedding Ring
Weight Ratio
Wheat Link
White Gold
Width
 

Y
  Yellow Gold
 

Z
  Zirconia, Cubic
 

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