Colombian Gem Lab Open For Business

Embassy Emeralds first reported in June of 2008, the creation of a new gemological laboratory that was to be formed in a joint effort by the Colombian government and Fedesmeraldas (Emerald Federation). The new lab is now open and known as the Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico de la Esmeralda Colombiana (CDTEC) or Colombian Emerald Technological […]

Birthstones

Current list of birthstones by month.

My Favorite Gemstones

A fun but brief rundown of my three favorite gemstones and some honorable mentions. Maybe this will get you thinking about your favorites.