American Gem Society Blog

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Birthstones

October Birthstone Options

The birthstones for October are opal and tourmaline. Yes, October has two birthstones, offering a broad range of choices to mark this special month. If you

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Styles

Jewelry From an Era: Victorian

By Isabelle Corvin, CG, Staff Gemologist at Panowicz Jewelers Queen Victoria (1819-1901) Engraved by W.Holl and published in The Queens of England encyclopedia, United Kingdom,

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Styles

Dreaming of Gems

It’s not every day you get to see high-end or award-winning jewelry. Even if you may only be able to wear them in your dreams,

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Birthstones

The Beauty of Opal

With its amazing display of colors and kaleidoscopic patterns, opal is a unique and spectacular gemstone. They’re stunning as rings, pendants, necklaces, and any other

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Rubies

Fun Facts About Rubies

Rubies are well known for their vivid red color. Let’s learn about the July birthstone. Here are some fun facts about rubies. What is a

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