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 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 [...]

A Buying Guide for Sapphires

There’s a fine art to buying gems, but each precious stone has particular qualities that make it stand out. Sapphires, long associated with royalty, wisdom and September birthdays, are among the most coveted. You may find them in orange, green, purple, yellow, even white, but most people look for the blue sapphires they know and [...]

By |October 17th, 2016|Buying Guides, Jewelry, Sapphire|5,434 Comments

A Guide to Top Jewelry Gemstones

When thinking of jewelry gemstones, most people don’t go beyond diamonds, prized the world over as the epitome of gem-based beauty. But in fact, any number of other precious gemstones can be valued even higher than diamonds and are seen by many as just as beautiful. In fact, according to the GemVal Valuation Guide prices [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Diamond, Gemstones, Ruby, Sapphire, Skincare|7,894 Comments