We’ve compiled a list of useful links to gemology and mineralogy resources for your reference here. Do check them out for yourself! – An interactive reference guide to rocks, minerals, and gemstones. – Great kid educational resources covering a wide range of geology related topics.

Quadrature – Custom jewelry manufacturer, and production of lines of jewelry for boutique stores and brands. Specialized craftsmanship in the gemstone trading capital of the world.

Obsessed Over Stones – Get information on the properties and symbolism of colored stones as well as the latest trend in gemstone jewelry.

Studiopjj – The blog of gemstone analyst, P.J.Joseph, and his multidisciplinary take on a variety of other topics.

Jewelry, Minerals and Gems – This online shop for jewelry, various gems and minerals offers detailed information about different gems and minerals, historical facts about precious pendants and a large selection of magic jewelry. –  Pages on geology, mineralogy, mining, rocks, ores and related topics of the Spessart.

Anthony de Goutière – Graduate Gemmologist who specialize in the photomicrography of gemstone inclusions.

Hans-Rudolf Wenk – An indispensable and resourceful guide for students pursuing mineralogy. It covers all aspects of mineralogy, well designed for a semester course.

Crescent Gems – Direct supplier of fine gemstones and jewelry from Sri lanka. Fast shipping , affordable prices and high quality products.

FREDIANI – Precious Stones – Didier Frediani is a dealer in gemstones, a gemologist who frequently travels to find the most beautiful gems.

Thierry Chauvier – A site dedicated to gemstones, discover the world of gemstones here. – Free gemology database to better understand and identify gems, syntheses & limitations.

FireAgates – A large selection of masterly cut and polished fire agates. – Mineral related website for all collectors, geologists and mineral enthusiasts.

MAR-gems – Your competent partner for a wide range of real colored gemstones, synthetic, artificial, reconstructed and imitated jewelry stones at wholesale prices.

Rumineral – A range of items made of stones and minerals for sale – a pyramid, a casket, an egg, a ball, beads, bracelets, tumbling and many more.

Zuan Shi You – A diamond news and blog in the Chinese language.

Spirals of light – Gemstone jewelry which are handcrafted with love.

Kamnelybi – A comprehensive blog about the processing and collecting of stones and minerals.

Amberabg – A virtual museum of fossil insects, shells, fish and spiders in Baltic amber.

Texas Jewelers – A statewide organization of retail jewelers who serves to promote the general welfare, standing, and prosperity of the jewelry industry in the state of Texas.

The Mineralogical Record – The mineral collector’s knowledge base to acquire quality content.

Mineral Magazine Lapis – Monthly magazine about mineral books, crystals, mineralogy and precious stones by Christian Weise Verlag, Munich.

Crystal Mont Blanc –  A fantastic blog on crystals and other minerals by Philippe Dufrêne.

Mineraux et gemmes – Information and photos on gem size and gemology in French.

Web Mineral – This massive mineralogy database contains information on more than 4,000 individual mineral species descriptions.

Minerals, Their Constitution and Origin – An amazing book that provides an introduction to mineralogy, recommended for those who are interested in the fields of geology and materials science. – Fine Zambian minerals and gemstones for jewelers and collectors looking for natural and fair traded stones.

National Geographic – Great reference resource with tons of high resolution photographs.