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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 →

Gemstones come in so many different shapes, sizes, colors and cuts. It’s hard not to fall in love with the vibrant hues and sparkle of these natural treasures. So, if you have a ring that features a gorgeous gem, you’re going to want to make sure it’s secure in it’s setting. You can have a professional jeweler take care of a loose gemstone for you, but it’s not too difficult to actually do it on your own. Here’s how: How to Set a Loose Gemstone Measure the size of the loose gemstone you want to set. Figure out the gemstones’ Read More →