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How To: Keeping Your Gemstones well Groomed Gemstones are some of the most durable substances on the Earth, but don’t mistake durability with cleanliness. Caring for these precious and semi-precious gemstones takes simple rules that you must follow. Keeping your stones in great condition is a must, especially if one day you want to sell or pawn. First Step: Make sure you always are maintaing cleanliness with your gemstone jewelry. If you are cleaning transparent crystalline gemstones, warm up some water and put a dime size amount of gentle soap  in the mixture. When you wear gemstone pieces, they are Read More →