not common knowledge to the public, most gemstones
are treated in some way to enhance their color
and clarity. An untreated gemstone is a rarity.
- Natural vs Synthetic
is a synthetic gemstone? A synthetic gem is
created in a laboratory under controlled conditions.
The gem is grown from a natural gemstone "seed".
mystery and magic of colored gemstones has
been an integral aspect or the "Lore" of most
cultures for many centuries.
Color and Symbolism
universe of colored gemstones is endlessly
fascinating, for centuries, nearly every culture
has held the belief that colored stones possess
magical powers or the ability to endow the
wearer with certain attributes.
Care & Cleaning Tips
are quite literally hard as rock, buy they
can be damaged from careless handling and
negligence. Here are some tips for keeping
your gems and jewelry looking fabulous for
years to come.
the Perfect Gemstones for All Budgets and
are so many different minerals out there.
For a novice jewelry buyer, she can easily
Meaning of Pearls
like all the other gemstones, pearls carry
a meaning. Historically, the glowing white
orbs have been associated with the moon.
to Choose a Pearl
are considered nature's gemstones and are
perfect for inclusion in fine jewelry. Harvested
from oysters, pearls are chosen in a similar
fashion to other gemstones, including diamonds.
have a rich and vibrant history, dating back
to ancient times when heroic divers would
brave the ocean's depths to bring to the water's
surface these treasures of the deep.
a Diamond or Gemstone
and Gemstone Rings are both beautiful and
unique. There are so many styles, cuts, and
weights that is hard to choose just one.
are one of this world's great miracles. They
come in a variety of colors, shapes and sizes.
the ages, men and women have used gemstones
and crystals in personal ornaments and body
decorations as bewitching jewelry. Wearing
them as charms, talismans or amulets.
Meanings of Gemstones and Native American
out human history every thing imaginable on
earth and in the skys has been associated
with a spiritual meaning and that includes
the gem of a stone that's not really a gemstone
at all, is actually fossilized pine sap.
related to gemstones and jewelry.