The Sandawana emerald is the most rare and considered the more beautiful. Colombian Emeralds more plentiful. They are mined throughout the world, though. Emeralds are a good investment.
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...
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
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 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.
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.
Malachite is a popular stone which has dark and light green banded areas, and this patterns give the stone its unique ornamental look unlike that of any other gemstone. Malachite is a carbonate mineral normaly known as...
Know the different categories and sub-categories of Gems and Jewelry to classify and to know subject better. First time a serious effort for classification of Gems and Jewelry industry....
Learn why Paraiba is a rare and expensive gemstone and how it got its color etc
Navratna, Tantra of India is a specific arrangement of nine precious gemstones Ruby, Pearl, Coral, Yellow and blue Sapphire, Diamond, Hessonite and Cat’s eye according to Indian astrology-gemology.