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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.
  • 21st Feb 2017
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Ancient Egyptian Jewellery

Ancient Egyptian Jewellery

The ancient Egyptians valued personal adornment highly and Egyptian jewellery was worn by women and men, and of all social classes.
  • 15th Feb 2017
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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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Argyle Pink Diamonds

Argyle Pink Diamonds

Argyle Pink Diamonds,Australia’s rare pink diamond is mine in remote Argyle mine in Australia .Less than one tenth of 1% is classified Pink.
  • 21st Feb 2017
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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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Gold Price Is Set To Explode

Gold Price Is Set To Explode

Gold prices always rise with uncertainty. Today uncertainty is rampant with the UK Brexit, Trump causing waves in the US presidential election, the hung election in Australia and China’s slow down.
  • 13th Feb 2017
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Highest Quality Sapphires Within Your Financial Reach

Highest Quality Sapphires Within Your Financial Reach

Sapphires might seem like they are expensive so where can you find the highest quality Sapphires within your financial reach? We will show you.
  • 13th Feb 2017
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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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How did the Incas Carve Massive Rocks

How did the Incas Carve Massive Rocks

The ancient Incas had the ability to set massive rocks to join together with near perfect joints. To view rocks over 5meters tall perfect fits is incredible.
  • 13th Feb 2017
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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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Mining For Mineral specimens In  Ancient  Greek Mine at Attica

Mining For Mineral specimens In Ancient Greek Mine at Attica

Watch one of our verified sellers mine for minerals in his home country of Greece. Amazing pictures of the mining operation
  • 13th Feb 2017
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Mining Sunstones In Oregoen USA

Mining Sunstones In Oregoen USA

Watch one of our verified sellers mine for sunstone in his home country of the USA. Amazing pictures of the mining operation
  • 13th Feb 2017
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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.
  • 13th Feb 2017
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What does Amethyst, Ametrine and Citrine have in common?

What does Amethyst, Ametrine and Citrine have in common?

Amethyst, Ametrine and Citrine re all from the same family of gemstones, Quartz. Learn more about this gemstone and browse the beautifully cut stones we have for sale.
  • 13th Feb 2017
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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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