the February birthstone. This violet purple gem is available in a
few color shades ... more .
gemstones are easily the most popular color
for sapphire gem stones ... more .
is gorgeous, it is affordable too. The
gem is available in 3 shades of blue ... more .
|Carnelian is a reddish orange gem, a type of
quartz. It is supposed to calm the mind and relieve stress ...
||Bloodstone is a variety of green jasper.
Many believe that the red spots are the blood of Lord Jesus ....
||Emerald has been known for many centuries,
it was the favorite gem of Cleopatra ... more .|
|Iolite gems can appear like
tanzanite, this stone is also called the gemstone of the vikings,
read why ... more .
||Jade consists of both jadeite and nephrite.
Most of jade used in jewelry is dyed to enhance color ...
||London blue topaz: the deep blue shade
of topaz. This gemstone is not very bright or flashy ...
opal: The gem that gets it's beauty because of the moisture
that is naturally present in the gem ... more .
||Amethyst : More information on this
gorgeous purple gemfrom Brazil and Africa. Shades of purple
... more .
The gem that many mistake for rubies. It is only the name and color
that resemble a ruby ... more . |
topaz: The palest blue shade of blue topaz. Could often
come close to the color of aquamarine ... more.
sapphire: Affordable diffused star sapphire gems. Clear and
sharp star, good sizes and great prices ... more .
||Swiss Blue Topaz : This is the bright
blue topaz and also the most popular blue shade for topaz gems ...
|Kunzite: A pinkish gem stone, with color
fading property. All Kunzite will fade when exposed to light ...
||Emeralds: Oil treating
emeralds enhances their beauty. How to wear and clean emeralds
... more .
||Aquamarine: This pale blue gem is the birth
stone for March. Good hardness and clarity make it an attractive buy
... more . |
Lapis: A lighter shade of blue for lapis lazuli gems
due to an even spread of calcite, resembles denim fabric ... more.
Gemstones: It is the gem type, gem shape or even gem
size that can classify it as a rare gem stone ... more.
||Red Gem With Dark
Spots: A query being often made on our website. Let us know
what you are looking for ... more. |
|Californite: A variety of vesuvianite or
idocrase found in California, this stone can resemble low grade
jade. It is also called california jade... more.
Inclusions in demantoid garnets from Russian mines are
considered to increase the value of the gem stone ... more.
rough, can be very pale, medium purple or dark purple. Very
light color amethyst rough will yield pale amethyst gems ...
Essential information related to ruby gem stones. Equation
between price, size and quality ... more.
Cleaners: Not all types of gems and jewelry can be cleaned
in an ultrasonic jewelry cleaner ... more.
Garnets: Not a specific variety of garnet, the name
ant hill garnet refers to garnets mined by ants ... more. |
Tanzanite: A 12,000 carat piece of rough tanzanite found.
How large would the cut and polished stone be ... more.
emeralds, some specific characteristics that could help you
make a preliminary assessment ... more.
Availability: There is enough of Tanzanite rough gemstone
in the mines to last for a few decades ... more. |
Opal: Rough African opal gemstones, a variety of opal gems
without color flashes or color play ... more.
rough gem stone. Large green jade stone in
Thailand. Displayed in a temple and is not for sale ...
doublets are gems with two layers. The bottom
dark layer can enhance the durability and beauty of the gem ...
Emeralds: The nature of emeralds make them prone to break
or crack in ultrasonic cleaners ... more.
Birthstone: Not many people are aware that Tanzanite is one
of the December birth stones ... more.
Ring: 18 carat Ceylon blue sapphire gem
in a diamond and sapphire ring for Kate Middleton ...
Rough: It is heat treatment of tanzanite rough stones
that gives them the gorgeous clarity and color ... more.
Sapphires: What is the meaning of a midnight blue sapphire,
very dark blue sapphire ... more.
specks on a blue gem stone, generally refers to the blue
lapis gem stone. The specks are not gold ... more. |
Moldavite: The emergence of fake moldavite gems is posing
serious problems. Check the report ... more.
Ring: An antique blue sapphire gemstone ring, check out the
details of this awesome jewel ... more.
Pendant: The big sapphire heart pendant in the movie
Titanic did not have a genuine sapphire ... more. |
Ruby: A gorgeous 23.1 carat Burmese
ruby gem stone. Big rubies are rarer than big sapphires or
emeralds. Read the full report ... more.
Ring: Spanish ship wreck yields a gorgeous 10 carat emerald
gem stone ring. This antique emerald ring is about 400 years old ...
||Heart Gems For
Men: Gem rings for men with heart gems are
not common, the historic claddagh mens ring with a heart gem is
an exception ... more. |
Diamonds: The value of a color diamond depends on the
origin of the color. This report explains about treated enhanced
color diamonds ... more.
Gems: With more than 90% of all topaz mined being white
topaz, less than 15% of the topaz gemstones used are white
topaz ... more.
||Jade Treament: With more than 90% of all
jade gems being treated in some way or the other, buyers are rarely
aware of the jade treatments used ... more. |
Sapphires: Better price and quality is possible with small
sapphire gemstones. We explain how to choose the right sapphire gem
sizes ... more.
||Ethopian Opals and
Water: Opals from Ethopia could temporarily lose their base
color when soaked in water. Check out the report ... more.
Sapphire Gems: The high rough sapphire weight loss related
to the cutting of sapphire checkerboard gems, makes the stones rare
... more. |
Jargon: An easy explanation to some very confusing opal
terminology. Read this report before you buy your next opal gemstone
Cufflinks: Choosing the right gemstones for your gold
or silver cufflinks. We provide constructive suggestions for the
right gem choice ... more.
Topaz: A misleading name for light blue topaz,
aquamarine topaz is not aquamarine. We get you the complete report
on this gemstone ... more.
Substitutes: Gem options for a diamond substitute can be
natural or artificial. Various gemstones that could be used
instead of diamonds ... more. |
Inclusions: The horse tail inclusions seen in some Russian
demantoid garnets, enhances the value of the gem ... more.
Alexandrite: Why has this lab created gem attained such
high levels of acceptance. We discuss issues related to lab
alexandrite ... more.
Turquoise: Should this turquoise be referred to as
turquoise? How is reconstituted turquoise made, how does it get the
name ... more. |
Turquoise: Why do stabilized turquoise gems gain wide
acceptance, what is stabilization of turquoise gems. Check our our
report ... more.
Treatments: Stabilization is not the only type of turquoise
treatment. Not all treatments enhance durability, an essential
report ... more.
Turquoise: Keep your turquoise gems looking their best,
this report tells you how to care for turquoise and how to
clean turquoise ... more. |
treatments applied to ruby gems determines their value and price.
Understanding ruby gem stone treatments... more .
This banded variety of agate has interesting patterns that are
generated by progressive solidification over millions of years ...
Quartz: On rare ocassions, inclusions in a
gem increase their value. Rutile inclusions in quartz are a
good example .... more.