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Always Wanted A Ruby Pendant? Try Online Auctions

Always Wanted A Ruby Pendant? Try Online Auctions

Always wanted A ruby pendant? Online auctions are a great place to find loose Rubies to make into any type of pendant.
  • 5th Jan 2016
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Are Irradiated Gemstones Dangerous

Are Irradiated Gemstones Dangerous

There is a trend at the moment of people asking if irradiated gemstones are dangerous? The good news s no they are not. Let us explain.
  • 17th Feb 2016
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Fluorescent Minerals - Rocks That Glow

Fluorescent Minerals - Rocks That Glow

One of the latest phenomena that are being exhibited in museums is fluorescent minerals or in simple terms, rocks that glow.
  • 20th Sep 2016
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Gemstone Vs Antiques In Value War

Gemstone Vs Antiques In Value War

Antiques used to be the item of choice for long term investment but over time the value of these have dropped. Gemstones on the other hand have continued to increase in value.
  • 3rd Dec 2015
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How Did Birthstones Start?

How Did Birthstones Start?

Modern Birthstones are used as gifts to people born in certain months. But how did birthstones start? Did you know that they date all the way back to the Bible. Learn more about birthstones and view our stones for sale.
  • 24th Sep 2015
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Marquise Diamonds - What To Look For

Marquise Diamonds - What To Look For

Marquise Diamonds were first created in the 18th century. Now they are symbolic with royalty and fame. Check out what to look for when purchasing one
  • 22nd Nov 2016
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Mayan Zodiac Calendar

Mayan Zodiac Calendar

The ancient civilizations of Mesoamerica developed accurate written calendars and of these, the calendar of the Maya is the most sophisticated.
  • 23rd Feb 2016
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The 10 Biggest Diamonds Ever Found

The 10 Biggest Diamonds Ever Found

Lets take a look at the 10 biggest Diamonds ever found. You will never guess how big the Diamond is that takes out the number one spot.
  • 10th Feb 2016
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What Is A Padparadscha Sapphire

What Is A Padparadscha Sapphire

A Padparadscha Sapphire is one of the worlds rarest and majestic gemstones. This Sapphire shows incredible pink / orange colors and is one of the most expensive Sapphires
  • 11th Sep 2016
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What is Cubic Zirconia

What is Cubic Zirconia

Cubic Zirconia (CZ) was introduced in the commercial market in the 1970s. Take a look at what Cubic Zirconia is and why so many people love them
  • 1st Nov 2016
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What is gemstone cleavage?

What is gemstone cleavage?

Gemstone cleavage is an important physical property of gemstones that allows them to be easily split in certain directions.
  • 9th Nov 2016
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What is Medusa Quartz

What is Medusa Quartz

Medusa Quartz is also known as Paraiba Quartz. It has a very unique appearance due to the Gilalite inclusion inside the stone. Learn more about this incredible gem.
  • 28th Aug 2016
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What Is The Meaning Of Scarab

What Is The Meaning Of Scarab

What Is The Meaning Of Scarab and how far back in history does this symbol begin? This symbol has a very interesting history
  • 25th Sep 2016
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Zultanite, Csarite And Diaspore – What is The Difference

Zultanite, Csarite And Diaspore – What is The Difference

Zultanite, Csarite and Diaspore are all causing confusion among gem collectors. Whats the difference? Let us explain what the difference is.
  • 12th Apr 2016
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