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Contracting Your Own Jewelry Saves $$$$

Choosing and Buying Your Dream Gem  One of the biggest ways jewelry stores make money is buying gems from a wholesale broker and then marking them up double or more.  If the average gem changes hands 9 times before it reaches the, jeweler when is the stone best obtained?  Answer: As close to the mine … Continue reading Contracting Your Own Jewelry Saves $$$$

What Is Rubellite and Why Is It So Expensive?

Buying rubellite tourmaline is a lot like buying fine emeralds, it is best to know and trust the seller. Nothing beats a GIA certification with origin for rubellite.