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Wabi Sabi 047

A brilliant-cut 0.04 carat genuine Ruby installed in a naturally-polished Obsidian “Apache tear” collected by the artist in Nevada. Continue reading

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Custom Faceting FAQ & SAQ

How long will it take? Faceting a precious gemstone is as much art as science, and must still be done by hand in a multi-step operation that includes evaluation, design selection (or even custom design creation), preforming, grinding, pre-polishing, and … Continue reading

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2001-05O

This little African Sapphire is so juicy that in some light it will be mistaken for a Ruby! Continue reading

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Anniversary Gemstones

Welcome to Anniversary Gemstones by year. Just click on any of the gems listed to instantly see all related custom cut gemstones on the site. Please enjoy! Anniversary Anniversary Gemstone 1st Year: Gold 2nd Year: Garnet 3rd Year: Pearls 4th … Continue reading

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Birthstones by Month

Welcome to my convenient birthstones by month page, where you can find both traditional birthstones and non-traditional birth stones by month. Just click on any of the gems listed to instantly see all related custom cut gemstones on the site. … Continue reading

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Gem Finder

Welcome to the Gem Finder where you can search for gems by Shape, by Color, by Gemstone Species, or by Gemstone Certification using the tables below. There are also pages to find Birthstones by month, Anniversary Gems by year, Zodiac … Continue reading

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How to Buy Jewelry

I’ve exchanged e-mail with many people about how to buy jewelry. And I always share the advice I’d give my best friend about how to buy jewelry and quality gems. Now, I’m sharing them with you. There are four parts: … Continue reading

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Metaphysical Gemstones

Through the ages different cultures have given different healing, or motivational powers to different precious gemstones. We have compiled a reference over the years from many sources – this being our personal reference for metaphysical properties of gemstones, conveniently linked … Continue reading

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Zodiac Gemstones

This is where to find the Zodiac Gemstones. Just click on any of the gems listed to instantly see all related custom cut gemstones on the site. Please enjoy! Zodiac Sign Zodiac Gemstone Capricorn Dec 22 – Jan 21 Ruby … Continue reading

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The Gemstone Artist on Cash and Treasures

During the mining season of 2006, I was privileged to work with a crew from the Travel Channel on their new series “Cash and Treasures” when they came to Oregon in search of our state gem, the Oregon Sunstone – … Continue reading

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