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Top : Home : Consumer Information : Jewelry and Gemstones (22 web sites)
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American Gem Trade Association
The natural colored gemstone and cultured pearl source of information and ideas.
http://agta.org/

Buy a Diamond
Diamond buying advice. Includes facts about the origins of diamonds and how the stones progress from rough to cut.
http://www.buyadiamond.net/

CanadaDiamonds.com
Diamond basics, covering the 5 C's--carat weight, color, clarity, cut and cost.
http://www.canadadiamonds.com/diamond_tutorials.htm

DiaInfo.com
Information to help make shoppers aware of simulated stones and of diamonds that might have received undisclosed treatments to improve their appearance.
http://www.diainfo.com/

Diamond Buying Guide
Discusses certification, shapes, grade, and other diamond related topics. Also includes precious metal guides.
http://www.adiamondbuyingguide.com/

Diamond Review
Diamond buying guide includes a price database, diamonds tutorial, and diamond FAQ.
http://www.diamondreview.com/

Enchanted Learning
An illustrated glossary, including terms that describe fine and costume jewelry, gemstones, and jewelry making.
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/jewel/

Gem Gallery - The Image.com
Photos of gemstones, each accompanied by a description of the gem's properties and where it is commonly found. Includes instructions for close-up gem photography.
http://www.theimage.com/gemstone/gemstone.html

How Stuff Works: Moissanite Jewels
Five-part, illustrated guide that discusses the origin of natural Moissanite and explains how it is being created in the lab today.
http://www.howstuffworks.com/moissanite.htm

Idazzle.com
Provides basic information to help familiarize buyers with the qualities they should look for when searching for a diamond.
http://www.idazzle.com/

JewelInfo4U
Informational site with articles by volunteer editors from the jewelry industry. Includes articles on gemstones, buying guides, help for men, and common questions.
http://www.jewelinfo4u.com/

Jewelry Buying Advice
Provides information to help consumers evaluate and purchase gemstones, jewelry, watches and related accessories. From About.com.
http://jewelry.about.com/

Safe Jewelry
Offers articles discussing jewelry terminology, pricing, quality measures.
http://www.safe-jewelry.com/

The House of Tibara
Facts about opal include chemical make-up, buying advice, cutting and polishing basics, and opal care. Includes photos of different types of opals.
http://www.opal-tibara.com/

The Jewelry Box Newsletter
Features tips on buying diamonds and jewelry, gemstone facts and cleaning silver.
http://www.jewelrynewsletter.com/

YourGemologist.com
A reference library covering natural gemstones and minerals, synthetic and treated gems. Also offers resources for people who would like to pursue a career in gemology.
http://www.yourgemologist.com/