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Gemstone Hardness And Toughness. What Is The Difference? When selecting gemstones for jewellery it is very important to understand the difference between gemstone hardness and gemstone toughness. Both of these factors contribute to a stones durability, but the effects of each property can have huge consequences on gemstones. Watch this video or keep reading below: Firstly, […]

Paraiba Tourmaline – Origin Reports Last month I sold one of my most beautiful gemstones, a natural Paraiba Tourmaline from the original mine source of this gem, Paraiba Brazil. The Pariba did not have a gemstone report to accompany it so I had arranged with my client to send it to one of the big […]