News — gemstones


Why Jewelry Stores Dislike Knowledgeable Customers 0

For decades, jewelers have had enjoyed the position of being the “keepers” of the knowledge about diamonds and gemstones.  They stood behind jewelry counters and shared little tidbits of information about jewels to shoppers.  The jeweler seemed to be talking down to the shopper, making them feel as if they should be grateful to even be in the store or touch the precious gems in the display case.

The Mystery Of The Opal 0

There is no other stone that has the mystery of the opal.  With its fiery colors and magnificent spectrum of color it draws you in and you are helpless to look away.

Successful Tanzanite Purchasing on the Internet 0

You want to know what to look for when making a loose tanzanite or gemstone purchase? A little guidance and knowledge will help you avoid the common pitfalls when making your next purchase.

Protect Your Jewelry When Traveling 0

If you have travel plans in your future, think carefully if you really need to take all your expensive jewelry.  The risk of theft, loss and damage increases as soon as you start your trip because you are in new surroundings, doing new activities and often in tourist areas that are the target of pickpockets, thieves and con artists.

Keep the Sparkle in Your Diamond 0

Diamonds are extremely hard and durable.  Take care of your diamond by avoiding breaks and scratches and keep it clean.  With good care, your diamond will have the same sparkle and beauty in ten, a hundred or a thousand years.  Diamonds do not fade, tarnish or wear out like most materials.  The secret to keeping a diamond’s sparkle is keeping it clean.

Jewelry Appraiser Services 0

Jewelry appraisers can provide valuable services to people who own diamonds and jewelry or are in the process of buying diamonds and jewelry.

Is Turquoise For You? 0

The beauty and history of turquoise is hard to surpass!  Seeped with history and mystery it is truly a captivating stone.  Turquoise history dates back over 6000 years.   Archeological and literary references to the stone predate the Christian era by five millennia.

Gemstones – Girl’s New Best Friend? 0

Colorful gemstones are just anybody’s dream to have. Their natural colors more than match your very fashionable dresses. Their sheer range could strike you spell bound. Gemstones are precious or semiprecious mineral stones which when cut and faceted can be used as jewels.

There is more to gemstones than just being jewelry items. They are regarded as lucky when worn specific to an individual’s birth month. Before we deal with this aspect in detail lets see the classificatio...

Gemstone Earring: One Small Way to Express Your Individuality 0

Some people have specific color preferences while some people also like only specific stones, and are energized by being around them. Gemstone earrings exist so that people may be able to select their jewelry based on their own preferences, and customize their accessories according to their desires.

Basics of the alexandrite appraisal 0

Beginners usually make mistakes, but, when dealing with money or alexandrite jewelry, there isn’t any room for failure. This is why information regarding alexandrite appraisal is necessary. The article just lets you know how to get started.

Basic Guide To Tanzanite 0

A Basic Guide to the Tanzanite Gemstone

The tanzanite gemstone was discovered in Tanzania by the Masaai people in 1967. Shortly thereafter, tanzanite was brought to the Western world by Tiffany and Co., who gave the stone its name and introduced it to the public.

Tanzanite is popular for its dazzling color. A rare stone with the ability to appear several colors at once, tanzanite is mainly purple with shades of blue, flashes of red, and even tinges of green. The darker ...