How Much is Amethyst Worth in America

colors of amethyst

High-quality amethyst is very affordable in sizes ranging from 1 -10 carats and the cost per carat is between $10.00 to $100.00 per carat. Siberian amethyst is regarded as the best in the world due to its unique red flash over dark purple. Amethyst comes in a range of tones and saturations but it is […]

Gemologist Guide to Identifying Citrine

citrine cabochon

Citrine is very common and you’ll see it at every jewelry store and rock and mineral show. Most of the time you’ll find citrine crystals and clusters being sold by deals while the jewelers sell faceted versions and cabochons fashioned into trendy jewelry. Due to it being fairly inexpensive, citrine is worn and collected by […]

Gemologist Guide to Identifying Amethyst

faceted amethyst

Amethyst is very common and you’ll see it at every rock and mineral show you attend. Most of the time, amethyst has been cut into different shapes and sizes and you can even find carved pieces. The higher quality material is used in jewelry, cut into cabochons, and beads. Due to it being fairly inexpensive, […]