I hope you’ll make EarthStarGems.com your first destination for information and advice about gemstones and jewelry of all types, from vintage to contemporary.
- Explore our growing collection of articles about diamonds, emerald, sapphire and dozens of other popular gems.
- Get the facts about gold — how are the different karat weights created, and what do the differences mean in terms of pricing?
- What is Sterling Silver, and how does it differ from other types of silver?
- My alternative healing section provides details for anyone who would like to use gems for holistic purposes.
Jewelry covers too many topics to mention on one short page… follow the links to get the facts about the gemstones and jewelry that interest you most, and explore other pages of the site for reviews and product suggestions.
- Diamond Color Guide
- Diamond Clarity Guide
- Facts About Diamond Carat Weight
- About Diamond Grading Reports
- Diamond Flaws, Are they All Bad?
Engagement Ring Advice
Which Gold Is Best?
Facts About Silver
Advice About Pearls
- How Natural and Cultured Pearls Differ
- Let’s Talk About Tahitian Pearls
- Facts About South Sea Pearls
Body Piercing Info
- Garnet, the January Birthstone
- Amethyst, the February Birthstone
- Aquamarine, the March Birthstone
- Alexandrite, One of June’s Birthstones
- Ruby, the July Birthstone
- Sapphire, the September Birthstone
- Opal, the October Gemstone
Important Gemstones Facts
- How to Spot Fake Gemstones
- Has Your Gemstone Had a Face Lift?
- The Two Variations of Jade
- Colored Gem Report Options
- Why the Mohs Hardness Scale Matters