Since the time of the ancients, gemstones have dazzled the senses and captivated the hearts of people all over the world. Treasured for their vibrant spectrum of hues, brilliant shimmer, and rarity, gemstones, such and diamonds and sapphires, have served as objects of adornment, esteem, and tradition. There are even gemstones to represent each month of the year, or symbolize certain moods or characteristics.
Overtime, gemologists and jewelers have created new ways to use gemstones and increase their brilliance though different cuts, shapes, and enhancements. Now you can experience a vast variety of gemstones to suit your taste and your budget. In this guide, you will learn everything you need to know about gemstones, from their history, to how they are used, to how to take care of them.