Guide to Buying Gemstone Jewelry

Guide to Buying Gemstone Jewelry

How Gemstones Are Graded While gemstones have similar quality factors as diamonds (cut, clarity, color and cut), they are valued differently for gemstones. For example, color is by far the most important C for colored gemstones, whereas cut is usually considered the...
Guide to Diamond & Gem Shapes

Guide to Diamond & Gem Shapes

Diamonds and gemstones are cut into many different shapes, each with their own aesthetic and cutting requirements. While diamond and gem shapes are sometimes referred to as the cut (for example an emerald-cut diamond), the cut refers to how a jeweler cuts the gemstone...
What You Should Know About Birthstones

What You Should Know About Birthstones

Just about everyone knows what their birthstone is. Why is that? Because people still enjoy folklore associated with the tradition of the birthstone. They like believing that wearing a birthstone brings them good luck and protects them. Early civilization as far back...
What you should know about Colored Gemstones

What you should know about Colored Gemstones

Beauty. Rarity. Durability. These attributes attract us to colored gemstones for personal adornment and make gemstones valuable and precious. Colored gemstones provide the opportunity for unique personal expression. Characteristics of Colored Gemstones Beauty –...