April Birthstone: Diamond

Discover the history and unique
qualities of one of the world's most
sought-after gemstones.
"Natural Diamond"

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Learn About Sphene

Sphene, also known as calcium titanium silicate, is a mineral that forms flattened wedge-shaped crystals that are usually twinned and have significant re-entry angles. It can also be found in massi...
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Learn About Rhodolite

Most people think of a rich red gemstone when they hear the word garnet. But, unexpectedly, it is available in a wide range of species and combinations, resulting in a wide range of gorgeous hues. ...
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Learn About Tsavorite

While other garnets have been around for ages, the tsavorite variety is relatively new. Because of this, the deep green tint of this gem is associated with a wealth of symbolism.

Learn About Morganite

Morganite, like many other gems found in pegmatites, can grow into huge crystals. Miners in Brazil have discovered crystals weighing as much as 22 pounds (10 kg). 

Learn About Alexandrite

Alexandrite is an extremely rare color-changing variation of the mineral chrysoberyl that is sometimes referred to as "emerald by day, ruby by night" by gem connoisseurs.
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Gemstones Guide

Learn About Moissanite

Moissanite is a mineral that is both exceedingly beautiful and extremely uncommon. It occurs naturally in the form of silicon carbide, and it is extremely valuable. 
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Gemstones Guide

Learn About Lab Diamonds

Lab-grown diamonds are artificial diamonds that have been generated in a highly controlled laboratory setting by scientists. The chemical composition, carbon atom structure, optical qualities, and ...


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