GIA Green Gemstones Buying Guide

Want to spice up your look? Then consider adding green gemstones to your wardrobe. These perennially beautiful gemstones evoke new life, so you’ll look radiant – regardless of the season. Use our guide to find your perfect green gem!

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May Birthstone: Where Do Emeralds Come From?

Emerald is the perfect May birthstone. Its rich color evokes the springtime green we see all around us. Yet emeralds are far from abundant: they are found in only where geological conditions are just right to produce this coveted green gem. Read on to learn more about this beautiful gem.

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April Birthstone: Diamond Jewelry Gift Ideas for an Aries

April Birthstone: Diamond Jewelry Gift Ideas for an Aries

Diamond is the April birthstone, and we have some stunning gift ideas for a loved one born in this month. We’ve spiced up our selections by turning to the zodiac sign for additional inspiration. So take a look at what we/ve picked – our April birthstone pieces are sure to please.

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April Birthstone: Where Do Diamonds Come From?

The timeless charm of diamond was cherished long before it became the April birthstone. And the places where diamond comes from are as fascinating as the lore that surrounds the gem. So let’s travel the globe to visit some famous diamond localities, past and present, in search of this April birthstone.

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The Secret Messages of Flowers Part 2

We’ve shared the meanings behind rose, orchid, lily, and more in the first part of The Secret Message of Flowers. But with so many beautiful flowers and gorgeous pieces of floral jewelry in the world, one post just wasn’t enough.

Here we continue our exploration of flowers to help you become even more fluent in their secret language.

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More than the Mohs Scale – Understanding What Makes a Gem Durable

As you’re shopping for fine jewelry, knowing how durable a particular gemstone is will help you determine how and when to wear it, and most importantly – how to care for it. In this post, we’ll demystify gemstone durability and provide tips for helping you choose a gemstone that could last a lifetime or longer.

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