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Jewellery encyclopedia

Welcome to our jewellery encyclopedia. Here you will find everything you ever wanted to know about jewellery. If you are looking for an explanation of a specific term, we recommend our extensive jewellery glossary. If you just want to inform yourself about materials, gemstones or engravings, then we recommend our dictionaries. There you will find definitions of terms about the topics engravings, materials, stones, jewellery and watches in general as well as brands.


In our jewellery glossary, you will find all common terms from the world of jewellery. No matter if production, materials, stones, here all terms are explained in detail with pictures. Related terms can also be found quickly.

Material Science

In the chapter material science, you will find everything you need to know about materials for jewellery production. Which materials do exist and how are they processed? What are precious metals and what are their properties?

Stone Science

The chapter on stone science deals with all kinds of gemstones, semi-precious stones and other stones used in jewellery making. For example, what is there to know about diamonds, how are size and quality determined? What is a sapphire? What are the different cuts of gemstones? You can find out about this and much more in our stone knowledge chapters.

Jewellery Science

All types of jewellery are explained in more detail in the chapter on jewellery. What are earcuffs or what exactly does the word choker mean? What is the difference between a curb chain and a Figaro chain? These and other questions are answered here.


In the engraving chapter you will find everything you need to know about engraving. What are the possibilities for engraving? What is the difference between diamond engraving and laser engraving? What exactly does an engraver do? These and other questions are answered in this chapter.


Our guide provides you with all information that is worth to know about special topics. E.g. "What do I have to consider when buying a wedding ring" or "Wow do I keep track of the wedding jungle"?


The chapter watchmaking deals with all knowledge worth knowing on the subject of watches. What is a chronograph or what distinguishes an analogue from a digital watch? What is a bezel?


The chapter branding provides more detailed information on the brands we carry and also deals with important events in the jewellery sector, such as jewellery fairs.