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Gemstone Articles

Naming Andesine-Labradorite
Assembled Gem Materials
Assembled Gems
Gemstone Beauty: The Science Behind the Sparkle and Shine
The Little Black Gemstone
Gemstone Carving: A Traditional Art
Citrine The Golden Gem
Clarity Enhancements
Gemstone Coating
Gemstones: The Original Collectible
Why We See Gemstone Color
Copal vs. Amber: Part 1
Copal vs. Amber: Part 2
An Introduction to Amber and Copal
Gemstone Diffusion
Color Enhancements: Dyes, Staining and Bleaching
Eternity Natural Emeralds
The Fine Mineral Show
The Exciting World of Fine Mineral Specimens
The Colors and Varieties of Garnet
Heat-Treated Gemstones:
Hemimorphite
Gemstone Collecting Origins
Gemstone Irradiation
Gemstone Identification: How to Identify Gemstones
How-To: Set Gemstones in Jewelry Settings
HPHT: In-Depth Treatment Information
The Jewels of British Royalty
JTV Goes to London for the 2012 Gem-A Conference
Titanic Jewelry Collection
Laser Drilling: In-Depth Treatment Information
Madagascar Gem Mining
Merelani Tribute Cut
Moissanite Fire Collection
Cor-de-Rosa Morganite
Morganite
Natural or Artificial?
Optical Properties
Gemstone Origins
Phenomenal Gemstones and Optical Properties
Ethereal Prasiolite
Quartz Varieties
Rare Gemstone Collecting for Everyone: Good, Better, Best
Shanseres Diopside: An Ancient Silk Road Gem
Gemstone Shape vs. Gemstone Cut
Sphalerite: A Brilliant Treasure
Spinel, The Mystery Stone
The Black Prince's "Ruby"
Why We Love Spinel
St. Patrick's Day Jewelry: Green Gemstones and Green Jewelry
Synthetic and Artificial Gemstone Growth Methods
Tanzanite Background Story and Market Report
Tanzanite, Pride of Tanzania
Eye of the Tiger: Tiger's Eye Gemstone
Gizmo Topaz and Lumistar Topaz
Uruguayan Amethyst
Gemstone Characteristics: Gemstone Weight vs. Gemstone Size
History of the Widow's Mite
What is YAG?
Zircon vs Cubic Zirconia
Zultanite: Getting Savvy With The Color Change Chameleon
Zultanite: A Turkish Rarity