Opals Opal types, how to buy, care for and clean.
Cameo Jewelry Types of cameo jewlery - shell, agate, lava, - and how to tell the difference.
Collecting Mexican Jewelry What to know about collecting Mexcian jewelry.
Is it Jet or Black Glass?How to tell the difference between Jet and black glass - and what is black onyx.
Cleaning Jewelry Chart with information on how to clean over 30 different gemstones that may be set in fine jewelry - what to do and what not to do.
Identifying JewelryHow to identify fine jewelry from costume jewelry at garage sales, estate sales, auctions and flea markets. We tell you some of the differences and what to look for when looking for gold and sterling silver jewelry.
Gemstone Identification General information on 37 gemstonse including diamond, ruby, emerald, tourmaline, alexandrite and many more.
Jewelry CareHow to care for your fine diamond, ruby, emerald, pearl and other precious jewelry set in gold.
How to Buy DiamondsThe five C's of buying diamonds - for pleasure or profit.
How to Test for a Real DiamondFive (5) simple tests for diamonds and what is the best diamond testing kit.
Ivory - Real or Fake? Learn the different types of ivory and how to tell real ivory jewelry from fake
How to Test IvorySteps on how to test for real ivory using the 'hot-needle' test.
Jade Read about the two (2) types of jade, the differences, the colors, how to determine if an item is real jade.
Bakelite TestLearn how to tell if an item is made of Bakelite.
Cleaning, Care of IvoryLearn how to clean and care for your ivory jewelry, figurines and more.
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