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Where the Best Gemstones Come From

#1 Diamond The colorless sparklers we love are found in Russia and Canada, but most diamonds have been mined from southern Africa for well over a century. Botswana and Russia hold the top spots for diamond production. Kristals Cosmetics diamond-based products focus rely on diamond's exfoliant and skin-nurturing abilities. #2 Amethyst Although amethysts are sourced [...]

The Hottest Gemstones for Jewelry Right Now

That added dash of color that we often seek to complement our look has arrived in the form of gemstones. Diamonds, rubies, sapphires and emeralds are always at the top of our wish lists, but day-to-day jewelry often calls for more affordable gemstones rather than precious stones. The year’s fashion trends have pushed a select [...]

By |November 13th, 2016|Amethyst, Gemstones, Jewelry, Pearl, Rose Quartz|0 Comments

The Top Jewelry Bloggers to Follow

Drawing from love and expertise, top jewelry bloggers are influencing the gemstones and baubles we obsess over. From true gemologists to devoted collectors, these tastemakers are making waves and setting trends across the jewelry spectrum — just ask their hundreds of thousands of followers. Here are the top jewelry bloggers we’re following: Gem Gossip​  With [...]

Tips for Buying Amethyst Jewelry

Amethyst belongs to the quartz group of minerals, and it is one of the most precious and valuable members of that category of gems. Amethyst is part of the macrocrystalline branch of quartz and owes its coveted violet/purple color to iron and aluminum impurities. Without these color-adding substances, amethyst would simply be ordinary colorless quartz. [...]

By |September 29th, 2016|Amethyst, Buying Guides, Gemstones, Jewelry|0 Comments

Traditional Uses for Gemstones

Whether they’re used in jewelry or for more mystical purposes, humans have always been fascinated by gemstones. In fact, this intrigue goes all the way back to ancient civilizations. This rich history of our use of gemstones is part of the reason why they are still so popular today. In fact, the skincare and beauty [...]