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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.

How To Buy and Mount Loose Gems.

Buying loose gems is a crap shoot. TV gem sellers promote them like used cars jacking the price up and then lowering it to make you think you are getting a good deal, but are you? Why in the world would they claim a gem is 25,000.00 a carat and then magically sell it to … Continue reading How To Buy and Mount Loose Gems.