Jewelry Styles and Inspiration
Trends and styles of gemstone jewelry with many examples to be inspired by.
Combining stones can be more than adding diamond accents to colored gemstone jewelry. Explore colored stone combos and learn how to set gems within gems
First masters of weaving in Trabzon were Haci Mehmet from Dagistan and Ibrahim Horolu from Caucasian Turks which proves that this art comes from Caucasians.
Learn about some gemstones said to have physical and emotional healing benefits.
A brief explanation of the types of meteorites and where they come from, along with a history and discussion of meteorite jewelry and watches.
Looking for alternatives to a classic diamond engagement ring? Learn about your options and see some wonderful photos of colored gemstone engagement rings.
Colored gemstone engagement rings are a trend that has been around for awhile, and the results are unforgettable and beautiful.
A color wheel and mixing chart can help novice gem cutters evaluate how well colors will mix in a finished piece. Learn how to utilize these common tools.
Do you want to buy a diamond for an engagement ring? Don't. Still want to buy a diamond? OK. Here are the top three reasons not to buy a diamond online.
How can gem buyers avoid undisclosed gem treatments and substitutions? Learn why it's best to deal with expert gem cutters rather than commercial dealers.
Our chrome tourmaline buying guide can help you learn how these gems are graded, what to avoid, and how to identify a high quality stone.
Our verdelite buying guide can help you learn how verdelites are graded, what to avoid, and how to identify a high quality stone or a bargain in the rough.
Our indicolite buying guide can help you learn how these blue tourmalines are graded, what to avoid, and how to identify a high quality stone.
Our rubellite buying guide can help you learn how rubellites are graded, what to avoid, and how to identify a high quality stone or a bargain in the rough.
Jewelry, is composed of precious metals and rare gems. Even in jewelry made for every day use, the components can quickly run into some serious money.
What is Turkish purple jade? Learn about the qualities of this rare, beautiful, and versatile gemstone and see it transformed from rock to finished jewelry.
Wearing gems in cufflinks is a great way to add personality and style to an otherwise standard tuxedo. Read about ways to incorporate gems in cufflinks.
There’s no denying the raw stone jewelry trend. Read this article for tips on incorporating raw stones into your jewelry design and for cleaning these gems.
Some gems have an appeal beyond their appearance. If you’re looking for a gem with a story to tell, try these unique gem materials for jewelry design.
What will 2018 bring to the world of gems and jewelry? Learn about the latest gem trends — everything from colors, designs, and settings to the newest gemstone discoveries making a splash with consumers.