There are hundreds of different varieties of gemstones. Every gemstone is a one-of-a-kind and has it's own individual properties. Our "Gemstones of the World" section features the most popular and common gemstones that people love. Learn about each gemstone, the colors that are most common to that gemstone, and what makes it unique.
When buying a gemstone, it's important to understand all of the different attributes that a gemstones has. The 4 C's of gemstones are important (Carat Weight, Color, Clarity, and Cut), but there are many others to consider that are equally as important. In this section, learn more about all of the gemstone attributes so you can make a better informed decision when buying a gemstone.
Buying a gemstone, either online or in person, can be a scary proposition. It's important to trust the gemologist that you're buying the gemstone from. But it's also helpful to have certificate of authenticity from the company that you're buying from as well. And as an added level of security, you may want to obtain a certificate from an accredited independent laboratory, especially if you're buying a higher value gemstone. Learn more about our certificate of authenticity, and the laboratories that we use to certify gemstones.