Discover interesting facts about your favorite gemstones, and learn all about gemstone cuts, clarity, color and more.

Sapphire Facts

Where do sapphires come from? How did they get their name? What colors are available?

Emerald Facts

How hard are emeralds? Which month is emerald birthstone month? What shades do they come in?

Ruby Facts

Where are rubies found? What celebrations are traditionally celebrated with rubies?

Gemstone Size

Understand the connection between carat weight and the dimension of your gemstones.
Gemstones Sizes

Gemstone Color

Learn about the range of gemstone colors. Find out the difference between hue, tone and saturation.
Gemstone Color

Gemstone Clarity

Everything will become clear when you read all about gemstone clarity.
Gemstone Clarity

Gemstone Cut

A very important characteristic when choosing a gemstone.
Gemstone Cut

Burmese Ruby

Learn about rubies from Burma and what makes them so popular.

Burmese Ruby

Ceylon Sapphires

Discover the beauty, vividness and value of Ceylon sapphires.

Ceylon Sapphires

Zambian Emeralds

Discover these beautiful and timeless precious gemstones from Zambia.

Zambian Emeralds

Colombian Emeralds

Read about emeralds from Colombia and what makes them so popular.

Colombian Emeralds

Emerald Care


Proper care and cleaning of emerald gemstones

Emerald Care

Birthstones Guide

A brief guide that covers each month and the stone traditionally associated with it.

Birthstones Guide

Gemstone Enhancements

Find out about the enhancements and treatments accepted as standard practice by the jewelry industry.
Gemstone Enhancements

Cornflower Blue Sapphire

The spectacular beauty of Natures purest blue gemstone
Cornflower Blue Sapphire

Pigeon Blood Ruby

Discover the beauty and power of vivid rubies.

Pigeon Blood Ruby