Gemvara Jewelry Education

With Gemvara, it's easy to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. Because we're proud of the quality and selection we offer, we encourage you to learn more about the fine gems and jewelry we offer in this Jewelry Education section. We've provided everything you need to know to really appreciate the unique design you'll create on our site.

Gemstone Library

We carry an impressive selection of gemstones to reflect the many facets of your personality. Since each gem has its own unique story to tell, you'll want to learn more about your favorites and maybe discover a new one.

Explore our gem library »

Guide to Precious Metals

Customize your design with your choice of wonderful precious metals. Gemvara offers recycled or responsibly mined platinum, palladium, sterling silver, and 14K or 18K white, yellow, or rose gold.

Discover which precious metal is right for you »

Jewelry Care

Caring for your jewelry will not only add to the brilliance of gemstones and the luster of platinum, gold, or silver, but it will also extend the life of your jewelry for generations to come.

Get tips for maintaining your Gemvara jewelry »


The practice of pairing specific stones with your birth month started in India, where each gem was believed to have a specific power in determining an individual's destiny. Wearing your birthstone continues to be popular today.

Learn more about birthstones »

Anniversary Gemstones

Instead of the traditional list that begins with paper, Gemvara recommends the modern anniversary list. Why wait decades to get to the good stuff?

Consult the anniversary gem list »

Gemstone Gift Guide

Since the beginning of civilization, we have given jewelry as a way to give thanks to our dearest and closest. Whether you're looking for a wedding or anniversary gift, graduation present, or would like to congratulate a new mom, you're starting in the right place.

Find a very special gift for a very special someone »

What is AAA Quality

Unlike diamonds, there is no universally accepted grading method for gemstones. Gemvara's gemstones are all hand-selected for quality, color, cut, polish, and beauty.

Read more about our gemstone selection process »

Not Sure of Your Ring Size?

It's not always simple finding a ring size, either for yourself or someone else. We'll make it easy. Request a free ring sizing kit, and get on your way to finding something gorgeous for that hand.

Get help finding a ring size »

Need Help?

Our Jewelry Consultants are here with shopping advice, gemstone details, order info, and more.