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Have Fun and Test Your Jewelry Knowledge on!

By Amanda L. ColbornThe American Gem Society has exciting news for all of our website visitors!We are now offering a set of timed jewelry quizzes so that you can test and grow your jewelry knowledge in a fun and exciting way. Test your yourself and your friends on everything from the 4 Cs of Diamonds to Jewelry in Pop Culture.Each quiz is 10 questions long and each question is timed for 25 seconds.(Beware: They are surprisingly difficult!)After each jewelry quiz is completed, you can view your results, take another quiz (or retake the same quiz if you want to improve your

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Hand Bling to the Extreme

By Kevin P. McVay We recently stumbled upon an article that explains a recent fashion trend that has now hit the Hollywood stage—nails-as-jewelry. Rita Ora, a British singer, songwriter and actress, was seen with a completely customized manicure last Sunday at the MTV Video Music Awards. Her nails were coated with Azature Black Diamond Nail Lacquer in Ruby Diamond. Though her nail polish contained black diamonds, what was featured on top of them is what’s getting people talking. Her manicure, applied by celebrity manicurist Barbara Warner, featured tiny hand-crafted diamond spiders and ruby bows which have been priced at around $56,000! While

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