Determining Authenticity in Gemstones and Pearls

Image of an emerald laid within set diamond jewelry necklace

When buying gemstones and pearls, it is important to know if they are genuine or an imitation. Very similar to how diamonds are priced, colored gemstones with better clarity will cost more per carat. Having a gemstone with a better cut is often worth a bit more, and the bigger the stone, generally, the more it […]