Many people forget that diamonds and other gemstones are
really just rocks, too! It is the art of the cutter that transforms them into
wearable precious jewels.
The world of gemstones is becoming increasingly complicated, as new
treatments, synthetics, and deceptive enhancements become ever more common and hard to
Our gemstone business began out of an interest in the minerals and crystals
from which gems are cut.
Over 27 years of experience has led GemLand to
some of the best diamond and gem sources in the world. With us, you are assured of
knowledge, quality, and the most cost-effective way of purchasing a fine gemstone.
Please look at our "" page for some of the
written comments we've received over the past years.
Let us be your gateway to the exciting world of diamonds, colored gems, and
rare and exotic stones!
Above: Natural inclusions deep inside a Paraiba
Tourmaline, from Brazil (as seen through a gemological microscope, at approximately
Detail such as this helps gemologists determine quality and origin of gemstones.
Arizona:Custom and manufactured fine jewelry featuring amethyst, peridot,
and / or turquoise, set in 14K, 18K, 22K, and Platinum -- all natural gemstones from
America's leading gem producing state -- VIEW EXAMPLES.
Or create a piece with fine gems and diamonds from sources around the world. Montana:Sapphires and sapphire jewelry (using the above precious
metals) featuring natural, non-heat-treated gems from the famous Yogo Mine.
Please use our contact form to inquire about sapphire
availability. Mine production varies from season to season, and not all
sizes are always in inventory.
Read about the Yogo Sapphire Deposit -- one of my old
articles (1991, from Gemological Digest), but the rocks haven't changed much
since then! (8 pages, each a GIF file ranging from 80 to 225KB.) Utah: Coming soon, Red
Beryl ("Red Emerald") and jewelry (as above) from the only such mine in the
world, in western Utah. Washington: Appraisal and
Gem ID services for the Seattle / Tacoma area from Gemological