Jewelry and Gemstones

Welcome to CercaGems, an online resource for researching jewelry and gemstones. It’s our goal to detail as much as possible for our site visitors about different types of jewelry and gemstones, so you are well informed next time you go shopping.

Please note! We do not sell jewelry or gemstones!

We are providers of information about jewelry only. Businesses are permitted to offer their jewelery, gemstones and services for sale on our site, however we merely showcase these services and products, we don’t offer anything for sale ourselves, and we take not fees or commissions for sale of such jewelry services or products.

Our site contains information on

  • Types of jewelry.
  • Fine jewelry, fashion jewelry, costume jewelry and traditional /tribal jewel jewelry
  • Types of gemstones, precious, semi precious and natural
  • How to examine a gemstone.
  • What to look for in a diamond
  • And much much more.

Our directory is a free service to all business working with the jewelry and gemstone industry, all businesses may list their business, their items for sale and their jewelry or gemstone themed events free of charge.

Are you a jewelry or gemstone expert? We gladly publish articles from experts, and promote our experts with home page advertising as well as links from articles published. Our stats show 50% of our article readers visit the article author’s website.

To add your business, jewelry / gemstones for sale, jewelry / gemstone event of to submit an article create and account click “Add an Article” register your business then add an article.

Nevada Black Opal

The rarest and most valuable opals are bright on black. Black background opals show off the rainbows of fire, or play of color, the best. Super gem

Organic Gemstones

Not truly gemstones,  organic gemstones are non mineral based “gems”

Handling Gemstones

You need to know how to handle and care for your gemstones as much as you can to have the least amount of damage happen to them.


The combination of large sizes, beautiful colours, plentiful supply and value for money makes fluorite a very tempting stone to use in jewelry. But


Scapolite is still relatively unknown to jewelry makers and buyers, despite good design potential. Whether it is used as a transparent faceted stone

Ugrandite series