Wedding Anniversary Gemstone List – Years 11 through 20

Happy anniversary! These are sweet words for couples who have committed to spending their lives together. Such special occasions warrant gifts that reflect the depth of that commitment – a wedding anniversary gemstone fits the bill perfectly.

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July Birthstone: Where Do Rubies Come From?

The world loves rubies! These beautiful gems can command the highest per-carat price of any colored stone and they routinely break auction records. So, let’s find out where the July birthstone comes from!

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Pearl Quality 101 – How GIA Examines and Classifies Pearls

If pearls are your gemstone of choice, you’ll want to learn more about GIA’s 7 Pearl Value Factors – the criteria GIA uses to classify and describe pearl quality.  Read on to learn about how pearl quality is determined and what you can do to find out how your pearls measure up.

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Wedding Anniversary Gemstone List: Years One through 10

If you’re at a loss for wedding anniversary gift ideas, the world of gemstones offers infinite inspiration and meaning. Use this wedding anniversary gemstone list to find the perfect gift for every year of the first 10 years of your marriage.

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June Birthstone: Where Do Pearls Come From?

Warm waters… clear skies… dramatic scenery – it sounds like a dream beach vacation, don’t you think? It’s also an accurate description of where you’ll find pearls. While you’ll likely need to go to remote destinations to find the June birthstone, our ancestors believed otherwise.

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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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