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Welcome to Bijoux Extraordinaire's library of articles about fine jewelry and beautiful gemstones.   In addition to helping clients acquire fine gemstones and create beautiful custom-designed jewelry,  we are committed to helping jewelry consumers stay informed.   Thus, we created the Bijoux Library. Bijoux Library


Custom Jewelry Design

Distinctive by Design
Rings with a Story
Beautiful Gemstones and Precious Metals
Custom Design Jewelry, Tomorrow's Heirlooms
Goldsmiths: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly!!!


Antique and Estate Jewelry

Egyptian Revival Cufflinks and Other Jewels
Miniature Masterpieces - Art of the Stickpin
Art Deco Cufflinks
American Art Nouveau Cufflinks
Antique Cufflinks - Windows to the Past
The Extraordinary Stickpins of Hans Brassler
Art of the Enameler - Guilloche Enamel Cufflinks
Victorian Jewelry - A Little Bit of Everything
Jewelry of the Art Nouveau and Edwardian Periods
Antique Enamels: Painting in Glass
The Wedding Ring
Some Famous Rings
Victorian Monograms
Jewelry of the Victorian Era
Diamonds in the White Mountains
The Life of Benvenuto Cellini
The Story of Pinchbeck
Jewelry as an Art


Diamonds

What is a Diamond Broker?
Selecting a Diamond Broker
Fancy Color Diamonds!
The Many Facets of Diamond "Enhancement"
Millennium Diamonds - Make Your Own!
A Consumer's Guide to Diamond Markets
The Allure and the Mystique of Diamonds
The Koh-i-noor Diamond
Diamonds in the White Mountains
Diamonds of the Rich and Famous
Fracture-Filled Diamonds - Caveat Emptor!
Fracture-Filled Diamonds II - A Word of Caution!
The Cut of a Diamond: Beauty Revealed
Picassos for Peanuts: Fancy Colored Diamonds


Colored Gemstones

Tantalizing Tanzanite!
Sapphires of the Stars!
The Sapphire Symphony ... Not Just the Blues!
Tucson 2001 - A Gem Odyssey
Colored Gemstones from A to Z
Live from New York ....
Gemstones of a Different Color
Great Balls of Fire - Fiery Gemstones
Those Fantastic Fantasy Cuts
Treasures at Tucson 2000
Alexandrite: A Russian Christmas Tale
What's Great in '98!
Aquamarine: Water of the Sea
Opal: Lightening Strikes Once
Quartz: In a Quandary Over Quartz?
Spinel: The Great Impostor
Tourmaline: Nature's Paintbox
The Great Pretenders!
Emerald and the Great Pretenders
Sapphire and the Great Pretenders
Ruby and the Great Pretenders
Drusy Gemstones - Glistening Wonders


Articles for the Jewelry Consumer

What is a Diamond Broker?
Selecting a Diamond Broker!
A Consumer's Guide to Diamond Markets
The Many Facets of Diamond "Enhancement"
A Consumer's Guide to Jewelry Appraisals
Romancing the Stone  -  The Gemstone Name Game
Gemstones & Jewelry: The Art of Buying!!
Going, Going, Gone!!! - Buying at Auctions
Sizing it Up - Ring Size Conversion Chart
Selling Grandma's Jewelry


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If you enjoy reading about fine jewelry and gemstones,  you should visit our Jewelry and Gemstone Galleries.   There you will find many extraordinary pieces of jewelry with informative descriptions and multiple photographs.  The Bijoux Galleries are a wonderful way to continue your jewelry education.


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