Polishing Metals: An Introduction
Getting a brilliant polish is one of the most important steps to finishing fine jewelry. Learn the tools and techniques you'll need for polishing metals.
10 Minute Read
Money-Saving Ways to Clean Jewelry
Old Faithful: Faceting Design Diagram
Antique 2: Faceting Design Diagram
Point Mounty: Faceting Design Diagram
What is the Best Lap for Polishing Sapphire?
Seven Famous Pearls and Their Histories
Opal Stones and Gems: Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Seven Stunning but Delicate Engagement Ring Stones
When you join the IGS community, you get trusted diamond & gemstone information when you need it.
Get started with the International Gem Society’s free guide to gemstone identification. Join our weekly newsletter & get a free copy of the Gem ID Checklist!