Natural Gemstones for Gemstone Jewelry Making: Why Colored Stones Deserve a Better Name Than "Semi-Precious" Stones
What do you think of the term "semi-precious" in reference to gemstones? We understand the origins of the terminology, but we think they're all pretty precious! There are some "semi" precious gemstones that are more beautiful, rare, and valuable than the "precious" ones, too. Learn about them and how to use them in jewelry in this free gemstones eBook!
From Merle White, editor in chief of Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist magazine: