Visit one of the top gem hunting spots in the US. Go alone or with the family. A gemology-themed vacation can be fun, educational, and (maybe) profitable.
Why are some gems more rare than others? Learn how uncommon elements in the Earth’s crust help form uncommon gemstones.
Everything you ever wanted to know about emerald. Find value guidelines, scientific data, expert comments, and more in our Gemstone Encyclopedia.
Carved in Thailand in 2006 from a 3,600-ct. emerald, “The Sacred Emerald Buddha” has a message of peace. Read the inside story of this amazing sculpture.