Gemstone Education

LARGEST NATURAL PEARL EVER AUCTIONED COMES UP FOR SALE

on Wednesday, 30 April 2014. Posted in Blog, Gemstone Education

British auction house Woolley & Wallis has denied media reports that it’s about to sell the world’s largest natural pearl—but notes that the specimen it’s selling is still pretty impressive, and likely to fetch more than $400,000.

Clarity

on Wednesday, 22 January 2014. Posted in Gemstone Education

Because gemstones form under unique circumstances, each individual gemstone is comprised of a combination of trace minerals, which create a unique set of identifying marks or inclusions. 

Color

on Wednesday, 22 January 2014. Posted in Gemstone Education

Cut

on Wednesday, 22 January 2014. Posted in Gemstone Education

Colored gemstones are generally cut to maximize the beauty of their color. To recognize quality in the cut of a gemstone, there are several points to consider.

Enhancements

on Wednesday, 22 January 2014. Posted in Gemstone Education

Venors offers consumers only the highest quality, authentic gemstones. Our colored gemstones undergo rigorous internal inspections by our trained gemologists to ensure they meet our stringent quality standards.

Ring Guide

on Wednesday, 22 January 2014. Posted in Gemstone Education

Size

on Wednesday, 22 January 2014. Posted in Gemstone Education

The carat weight of a gemstone does not necessarily allow you to accurately envision the size of the gemstone. Different gemstones have different densities (mass per unit volume), so two gems that appear to be the same size may