Your Gemologist: What You Should Know

Gemologist with a loupe

The role of gemologist is crucial to the gem trade. A gemologist is someone who has trained professionally at an accredited institution in colored stone identification and colored stone grading. The training may also include diamond grading. Gemologists may work in gemological laboratories, in retail jewelry stores, and in manufacturing organizations using their knowledge in … Read more

Deciphering Your Gemstone Certificate

Gemstone Certificate

What is a Gemstone Certificate? A gemstone certificate can be a wonderful comparative tool. But what exactly is a “cert” and why should you get one? With all the different gemstone treatments in use today, a detailed evaluation of your gemstone will be a great asset if you need your gemstone appraised or if you … Read more