Many of the most popular lapidary and gemstone material found in the United States come from Utah. Here are some of my favorite gemstone materials found in Utah and the counties they come from.
What Are the Most Expensive Collectible Rocks & Minerals? The answer to that question changes all the time. Rocks and minerals that are expensive now, for the most part were once inexpensive
Flawless natural emerald is extremely rare and is the most expensive major gemstone second only to diamond. This green variety of beryl gets it's color from chromium or vanadium impurities. With the huge increase in...
How to determine the value of gem material in the rough state. What factors come into play and how to determine what a pricelss piece is worth.
Although they are both copper minerals and are somewhat similar in appearance, Chrysocolla and Turquoise are not the same thing. Often found with Malachite, Tenorite, Cuprite, and Azurite.
Navaratna Jewelry can be worn for astrological benefits. Many find these 9 stones planets ring and pendants stylish. Given are navratna gems for navagraha, effects, benefits and how to wear it the right way.
How do you choose the perfect ruby? Rubies are beautiful red precious stones, which looking stunning set in gold. So discover how to pick a quality ruby now
Did you know that amethyst, known for its rich deep purple hue, is the same stone as citrine--which is a lovely warm golden yellow? It's amazing! This article explains how and why that's possible, along with some more...
Contradictory or Conflicting Gemstones refer to Stones that should not be worn together. Check this Hub for tips on How to wear gemstone jewelry to get maximum benefits from wearing it.
A beginner's guide to birthstones and gemstones, including their attributed uses and properties.
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