From the seemingly common to the utterly obscure, you wouldn't guess these ten gemstones are rarer than a diamond! If you're looking for something unique for your next jewelry purchase, check out these ten stunning gemstones rarer than diamond.
Satisfying the human desire for symmetry, trapiche gems have a special allure. Learn what makes these rarities so unique in our introductory article.
With over 900 vendors and numerous geologic rarities, the 2017 Denver Gem & Mineral Showcase had plenty to see. Read about some highlights in our report!
Mechanical gemstone cleaning has benefits and risks. Learn all about ultrasonic, steam, and boiling systems and how gems might react to them.
Everything you ever wanted to know about red beryl (or bixbite). Find value guides, scientific data, expert comments, and more in our Gemstone Encyclopedia.
Colorado has a lot to offer gemologists and rock hunters. Before you visit, learn about Colorado gemstones as well as notable gem shows, museums, and clubs.
No gem evokes the blue-green colors of the sea like aquamarine. Our aquamarine buying guide can help you choose the best gemstone for your jewelry project.
Morganite has become a popular jewelry stone, especially for engagement rings. Our morganite buying guide can help you pick a great gem for any occasion.