How to Collect Gemstones

Gemstones have long been treasured as brilliant and attractive works of nature. For as long as they’ve been labeled “gemstones,” there have been en...

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How to Buy an Emerald Online

With the influx of several online retailers offering emeralds and emerald jewelry, know quick tips to help you navigate yourself through the maze. ...

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How to Tell if a Ruby is Real

Rubies can be the most valuable colored gemstone, based on price-per-carat.[1] However, there are a lot of fakes out there, and it can be hard to t...

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How to Identify Gemstones

You can quickly identify most gemstones by observing a few basic characteristics, like color and heft. If you want a more thorough, accurate identi...

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How to Find Your Ring Size

While the most precise way to  find your ring size is to have a jeweler do it, you can easily do it at home. Whether you're sizing your finger to ...

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Sapphire Gemstone Information

Sapphire Gemstone Information

Sapphire Color History of Blue Sapphire The name ‘Sapphire’ originates from the Latin ‘sapphires’, meaning blue. This name is believed by some to ...

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Burma Ruby

Burma Ruby

  Ruby History of Ruby Ruby, whose name is derived from the Latin ‘ruber,’ meaning red, is the birthstone for July. Ruby’s intense crimson colours ...

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Colombia Emeralds

Colombia Emeralds

Colombia, the Emerald’s birth and romanticism. Posted on March 4, 2015 The biggest and finest emeralds in existence: “Fura” and “Tena”, were n...

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