September 28, 2020

Rubies for Blood, Emeralds for Truth: The Hidden Meanings and Histories of Your Favorite Gems

From Vogue   While fine jewelry is usually high in monetary value, what often makes it exceptional is that it’s steeped in significance. A piece of […]
August 25, 2020

See the World’s Rarest and Most Famous Rubies

Specialists from Christie’s, Sotheby’s, and Philips share the stories behind these record-breaking stones With their breathtaking crimson hue and mystical origins, rubies have captivated humans for […]
December 20, 2019

What Do the GIA Gem Clarity Grading Codes Mean?

Those letters and numbers are the Gemological Institute of America’s (GIA) gem clarity grading codes. Jewelers and gemologists frequently use this system. To understand what the codes mean, […]
July 15, 2019

Gemstone Care Guide

Most gemstones will respond well to warm water, mild detergent, and a soft brush at home. However, some gems do have sensitivities. Familiarize yourself with these, […]
July 25, 2018

PERIDOT: August’s green birthstone