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November Birthstone | Topaz & Citrine

November's Main Birthstone is Topaz which represents Fidelity. They are generally translucent yellow, golden, green, light brown, light blue or clear. Much of modern day topaz comes from Brazil, Sri
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What can I do with loose gemstones?

A lot of people purchased loose semi-precious gemstones from TV networks. If you are one of these people and don’t know what to do with the stones, we can help! One of our members brought us a quant...
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I inherited a ruby ring. What do you think it’s worth?

Rubies are the most valuable members of the corundum family. A large, gem-quality ruby can be more valuable than a diamond of similar size, and it would be less common. The origin of the stone matte...
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A Rare Plant Might Transform How We Find Diamonds

There are many ways for exploration of the Kimberlite pipes for diamonds, but according to new paper by Mr Stephen E. Haggerty, a rare plant Pendanus candelabrum could serve as a signpost for diamond ...
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Mystery Diamond Color Treatment Stumps GIA

Even GIA doesn’t have the answer of Mystery Diamond Color. There are around 500 diamonds with uncommon color which is marked as Mystery Diamond by GIA. The Gemological Institute of America reported...
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Pearls

Pearls have been around for decades. They are a staple of fashionable women and one of the hallmarks of what is traditionally considered “elegant” and “sophisticated” style. The strand of pearls which
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