is your free online resource for jewelry facts and information.

Whether you are an experienced jeweler purchasing inventory for your business, or an individual shopping for a perfect gift or that special treat you deserve, it pays to be well informed about the jewelry you buy.

At, you can find trustworthy answers to all the most frequently asked questions about sterling silver jewelry, gold jewelry, gemstones, pearl jewelry, and alternative metals.  Simply browse the categories below and discover what makes each piece of quality jewelry a genuine treasure.




Alternative Metal Jewelry

Gemstone Gallery (Part 1) 

Gemstone Gallery (Part 2) 




Gold & Gold Fill Jewelry

Pearl & Shell Jewelry

Sterling Silver Jewelry

This website is sponsored by MMA International's Silver Stars Collection, a wholesale supplier of sterling silver jewelry, fashion jewelry, and more.  If you are a retail jeweler, click here to learn how to choose MMA International as your wholesale jewelry supplier.  You can also use this site directly with your retail customers for jewelry education.