How to Protect Your Diamond from Chipping
Learn more about what causes a diamond to chip, and 8 tips on how you can avoid chipping your diamond.
The History and Gemology of Queen Conch "Pearls"
This article reviews the history of the conch "pearl," discusses S. gigas and its fisheries, and examines the gemological properties and other characteristics of this attractive material.
Gemstone Durability: Design to Display
A treatise on the design, display, care and repair of fine gemstones.
The Pearl in the Chicken: Pearl Recipes in Papyrus Holmiensis
Several pearl-in-chicken cleaning experiments are carried out to test the validity of recipes from an ancient Egyptian source.
Pearl Care and Cleaning Guide
Learn about pearl's durability and how to care for your pearl jewelry.