Featured Gemstone and Jewelry Articles

Gemstone Education

Assembled Gems Copal vs. Amber Introduction Copal vs. Amber: Part 1 Copal vs. Amber: Part 2 Gemstone Beauty: The Science Behind the Sparkle and Shine Gemstone Carving: A Traditional Art Gemstones: The Original Collectible Gemstone Collecting Origins Gemstone Origins Gemstone Shape vs. Gemstone Cut Gemstone Characteristics: Gemstone Weight vs. Gemstone Size History of the Widows Mite How to Collect Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones Part 1 How to Collect Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones Part 2 How to Collect Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones Part 3 Madagascar Gem Mining Natural or Artificial Gemstones Rare Gemstone Collecting for Everyone: Good, Better, Best St. Patricks Day Jewelry: Green Gemstones and Green Jewelry The Little Black Gemstone Why We See Gemstone Color Zircon vs Cubic Zirconia

Gemstone Enhancement and Care

Assembled Gem Materials: In-Depth Treatment Information Color Enhancements: Dyes, Staining and Bleaching Clarity Enhancements: In-Depth Treatment Information Gemstone Coating: In-Depth Treatment Information Gemstone Diffusion: In-Depth Treatment Information Gemstone Enhancement Chart Gemstone Enhancement Definitions and Gemstone Terms Gemstone Enhancement: Understanding the Art and Science of Gem Beauty Gemstone Enhancement: Thermal Enhancement and Diffusion Treatment Gemstone Enhancement: Clarity Enhancement, Irradiation and Combined Treatments, and Surface Coating Gemstone Enhancement: Dyeing and Bleaching Gemstone Enhancement: Impregnation and Luster Enhancement Gemstone Irradiation: In-Depth Treatment Information Heat-Treated Gemstones: In-Depth Treatment Information Laser Drilling: In-Depth Treatment Information Synthetic and Artificial Gemstone Growth Methods: In-Depth Treatment Information

Chrome Diopside

Chrome Diopside Gemopedia

Ethereal Prasiolite

Ethereal Prasiolite

Hemimorphite

Hemimorphite