Emerald Myth Busters: Identifying Colombian Stones
Colombian emeralds can command premium prices. Jeffery Bergman separates emerald myth from fact when it comes to determining the origins of these stones.
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Emerald Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Emerald has been synonymous with the color green since ancient times. A fine emerald is a truly breathtaking sight, and...
Seven Famous Emeralds and Their Stories
Some famous emeralds have amazing histories. These seven gems have gone through revolutions, shipwrecks, and thefts to become crown jewels...
Emerald Origins: History and Identification
Emeralds from different sources can vary in quality. Learn how to identify emerald origins by analyzing the optical and physical...
Emerald Transformation: Cleaning and Recutting a Natural Emerald
To meet the demand for fine emeralds with no clarity enhancements, dealers search for gems to clean and recut. Learn...
Pricing Faceted Gems and Calculating Your Return
Properly pricing faceted gems can be a daunting task for investors. Learn how to research gem prices and calculate your...
Gemology Book Reviews: Careers
Learn how varied gemology careers can be. Our gemology book reviews highlight three different approaches — as art, science, and...
Augelite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Soft and brittle, rare augelites are difficult to cut and unsuitable for wear. Faceted transparent pieces are only found in...
Six Famous Aquamarines
Aquamarines have been cut into many large and beautiful gemstones. Let’s take a look at six of the world’s most...
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