Selecting the Right Gemstone

You have discovered the colorful world of gems; now it is time to decide on the perfect gemstone for you! Which gemstone will suit you best? How much do gemstones cost? Which gemstones are the most durable? What types of gemstone jewelry are in fashion right now? How long will my gemstone last? Is … [Read more...]

Carats and Clarity: Some Clear and Specific Answers

If you have shopped for a diamond or gemstone recently, you have no doubt been apprised of the “4 C’s”: carat weight, clarity, color, and cut. The 4 C’s play an important role in the description and valuation of diamonds and gemstones. Here, you will learn key information about two of the four C’s: … [Read more...]

Garnets – A Family of Gemstones

Looking for Garnet Jewelery? Click here, if not read on to learn more about the gemstone.... Garnets are in fact identified as a group of gemstones that share the same crystal structure but differ in chemical makeup.  Whilst commonly available in most colors except for Blue, the origin of its … [Read more...]

Record Setting Gemstone Sales

The larger the carat weight of a gemstone, the rarer and consequently more valuable it is. With other factors such as purity and excellence of cut being equal, a larger carat gemstone will price much higher per carat than a smaller one. But today, there is a gemstone criterion that may influence a … [Read more...]