There are LOTS of great resources on the inter-web to educate yourself about gemstones and jewelry. We’ve provided several pieces of information on our site, and compiled a list of our favorites websites here to help you grow your inner geologist.


Lone Star Gemstones Blog – Our blog about gemstone origins, meanings, and adventures!

Birthstones and Meanings – What’s your birthstone? What does it mean?

Science –

What’s the difference between rocks and gemstones?

Types of Rock

How are gemstones formed?

Crystal Formations: How does that happen?

The Rock Cycle

Mineral hardness


Ring Size and Sizing

Diamond Clarity Scale Chart

External Resource Links