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  1. How To Classify A Gemstone

    It never ceases to amaze me how detailed and varied gemstone classifications can be. Gemstones belong in several different classes, depending on their crystalline structure, their chemical composition, and the impurities present in each stone. To the majority of people, none of this matters, but to gemologists who have the privilege to work with and look at gemstones all day...
  2. How To Honeymoon On A Budget

    Sometimes, you just don't have the cash to put forth for that huge honeymoon that you feel like you must take after your wedding day. Especially when you are paying for your wedding yourself, you may not have a lot left over. I have a friend who had to go super-inexpensive for her honeymoon because she and her hubby had...
  3. The Origins Of A Gemstone's Name

    PICTURE: https://flic.kr/p/iaaYJM Photo by Paul Hudson (Flickr) Caption: This gorgeous cut morganite, a stone that's named after financier and gem collector J.P. Morgan, is on display in the British National History Museum. I love to learn the history behind my favorite gemstones and to read about their origins. In college, I did a paper on the alexandrite and how it was...
  4. A Very Opal October

      What do you wear if you can't decide what gemstone matches? You wear a gemstone that includes many colors, while most gemstones only have one! That's what I love about the opal. My favorite thing to wear to show off my opals is black. I have a beautiful opal pendant that was my grandmother's, and it happens to have...

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