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  Gemstone Publishing Online
Best known as the home of The Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide, Gemstone Publishing was formed by Diamond Comic Distributors President and Chief Executive Officer Stephen A. Geppi as a conduit for his efforts in preserving and promoting the history of the comics medium.
Starting out, Gemstone separately acquired Russ Cochran Publisher and Overstreet Publications, which brought with them The Complete EC Library and the noted line of price guides, respectively.
Gemstone also has several projects in the works with the acclaimed EC Comics of the 1950s.
www.gemstonepub.com   (211 words)

  Gemstone folklore, properties and metaphysical meanings
The individual properties of gemstones contribute to the rarity, durability and beauty of the stone; making it both desirable and valuable.
Gemstones have been used to adorn weapons of war, scepters and crowns.
There is extensive gemstone meaning and folklore - these beautiful little rocks and minerals have been used for everything from healing to good luck amulets.
www.gemstone-magic.com /index.html   (102 words)

  Amethyst Galleries - The Gemstone Minerals
As colorful as the rainbow and as sparkling as fine leaded crystal, gemstones have captured the imaginations and desires of men and perhaps especially, women, for ages.
Generally speaking, a gemstone is a stone that is beautiful, rare, and durable (resistant to abrasion, fracturing and chemical reactions).
Most gemstones have good hardness (above 5) and a high index of refraction (the higher the index of refraction the greater the sparkle).
mineral.galleries.com /minerals/gemstone/class.htm   (413 words)

In particular, it is the gemstone of love and of friendship, and is said to render them firm and long-lasting.
This gemstone has excellent wearing qualities and is easy to look after, for all tourmalines have a good hardness of 7 to 7.5 on the Mohs scale.
The absolute highlight among the tourmalines is the 'Paraiba tourmaline', a gemstone of an intense blue to blue-green which was not discovered until 1987 in a mine in the Brazilian state of Paraiba.
www.gemstone.org /gem-by-gem/english/tourmaline.html   (997 words)

  Gemstone - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gemstone is a mineral, rock, such in the case of lapis lazuli, or petrified material that when cut or faceted and polished is collectible or can be used in jewellery.
Some gemstones which may be generally considered precious or beautiful are too soft or too fragile to be used in jewelry, for example, single-crystal rhodochrosite, but are exhibited in museums and are sought by collectors.
Gemstones are described by gemologists using technical specifications.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gemstone   (801 words)

 GemStone IV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
GemStone IV was originally developed in 1987 as GemStone, though it only existed as an internal product under that title, and eventually progressed to its current title, GemStone IV (also referred to as GS4).
GemStone was originally offered on the GEnie service in the late 1980s, eventually competing with such games as Dragon's Gate, Federation and Hundred Years War.
GemStone IV was released as an enhanced version of GemStone III on November 21, 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/GemStone_IV   (536 words)

 Gemstones Agate, Alexandrite, Amber, Ametcine, Amethyst, Ammolite, Andalusite, Apatile, Aquamarine, Azurite, Benitote, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In terms of beauty, it is unsurprising that diamond is prized highly as a gemstone, since it is the hardest substance known and is able to reflect light with fire and sparkle when faceted.
Obsidian is commonly used for ornamental purposes and as a gemstone, for it possesses the peculiar property of presenting a different appearance according to the manner in which it is cut.
Amethyst was used as a gemstone by the ancient Egyptians and was largely employed in antiquity for intaglios.
www.titaniumonline.com /gemstones.htm   (5634 words)

 Gemstone Energy Medicine - Chapter 6
Gemstone necklaces are worn around the neck, allowing the gems’; energies to radiate into the wearer’s aura and body to neutralize disharmonies and nourish body, mind, emotions, and spirit.
Gemstone necklaces, poultices, therapy disks, mats, or single spheres are placed on specific areas of the body - such as ailing organs, joints, limbs or other areas of distress - to infuse the gems’; energies into the physical area and its counterparts in one or more of the subtle bodies.
Gemstones necklaces, single spheres, or tisratis are applied to the body or in the aura to ascertain the location of specific anchor points, therapy windows, and other treatment areas.
www.gemisphere.com /bookstore/books/bookGemEnergyMed-ch6.htm   (1561 words)

 Gemstone Guide at Diamonds International
Gemstones, found in their rough state within the earth, are cut to enhance the naturally existing properties of the mineral or crystal.
When examining gemstones, artisans determine the optimal cut to reflect the most light and enhance the tone and hue of the gemstone's color.
The more pure a gemstone's hue, the more valuable it is. Because gemstones are composed of many naturally occurring elements, they typically emit one dominant color and one or more underlying colors.
www.shopdi.com /buyers_guide.cfm?by_cat=true&by_mat=true&page=gemstone   (985 words)

 Gemstone FAQ, Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Gemstone students are very busy students; they learn time management skills early in their academic careers.
When freshmen participate in the topic selection process of GEMS 102 (see the Gemstone Curriculum), they are asked to decide at that point if they wish to remain and commit to the team and topic.
Gemstone students are encouraged to study abroad as long as they stick to a couple of guidelines.
www.gemstone.umd.edu /Prospective/faq.htm   (1397 words)

 Gemstone Jewelry from My Jewelry Source. Free shipping. Buy your Gemstone Jewelry at MJS. Designer Gemstone Jewelry.
Gemstones are made deep inside the earth and come in every hue, tone, saturation and color you can imagine.
A purchase of a fine piece of gemstone jewelry will last a lifetime and will certainly be passed on from generation to generation.
When selecting colored gemstone jewelry, the color is generally what will attract you initially, but it's good to consider the styling of the piece as well.
www.myjewelrysource.com /gemstone_jewelry.htm   (297 words)

 Gemstone Cut
Colored gemstones are generally cut to maximize the beauty of their color.
Gemstones, especially rarer ones, are sometimes cut for size without regard for their color.
In a gemstone with more saturated color, the best cut may be more shallow than average, permitting more light to penetrate the gemstone, while in a less saturated gem, the color may benefit from a deeper cut.
www.bluenile.com /gemstone_cut.asp   (274 words)

 Globe - Shenzhen Garrywa Import & Export Co.,Ltd.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We offer gemstone world globe color in lapis, fl onyx, mother of pearl, mother of pearl shell, white howlite, turquoise, malachite, yellow jasper, red jasper from globe diameter 2" small to 30" extra large on desktop or floor model stands.
gemstone globe is a super-fine handicraft articles china origin, the first gemstone globe is 330mm in diameter and three stand supports, which is designed and made by Mr zhiping wen in guangdong province of china on 1992, and all the name of countries and regions is written by hand directly.
In a business shows of arts and crafts in kongkong on 1992, this globe was bought by a Japanese in price USD 20000, and the recordative gemstone globe is collected in Japan so far.
global.garrywa.com /index1.htm   (405 words)

 Gemstone Color
The beautiful color of a gemstone is its most defining characteristic, and many jewelers consider it to be the most important evaluation criterion.
The most valuable gemstones are those that exhibit a pure color and only "slight" hues of other colors in addition to their primary color, as all Blue Nile gemstones do.
Gemstone tone is described as "light," "medium-light," "medium," "medium-dark," and "dark." Blue Nile offers gemstones with the most sought-after tones that fall within the medium-light to medium-dark range.
www.bluenile.com /gemstone_color.asp   (275 words)

 Federal Trade Commission
If you're planning a gift of gold or gemstone jewelry for your sweetheart, take some time to learn the terms used in the industry.
Simply put, a carat is a unit of weight for gemstones, including diamonds; a karat is a unit for measuring the purity of gold.
Gemstone treatments - such as heating, dyeing or bleaching - can improve a stone's appearance or durability.
www.ftc.gov /bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/goldalrt.htm   (766 words)

 Gemstones beginning with Q   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This index describes all of the gemstones from which our beads are made, including some that are not currently stocked but might be reordered in the future.
This translucent blue gemstone is created from natural rock crystal quartz that has been artificially coated with an ultrathin metallic (gold, aluminum or copper) layer to produce an iridescent sheen.
Emotionally, the gemstone is believed to bring gentleness, forgiveness, compassion, kindness and tolerance, raise the self-esteem and remove fears, resentments and anger.
www.rings-things.com /hazel-doc/Extended/q.htm   (2154 words)

 GEMSTONE BEADS: Black Market Minerals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A unique banded gemstone found in a variety of colors such as blues, grays and pinks.
The gray color or the 'snowfakes' are formed during the cooling process of the molten volcanic glass.
This gemstone varies from medium to dark blue with white veins.
blackmarketminerals.com /Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Store_Code=BMM&Category_Code=02GEM   (248 words)

 ICA - Startpage - International Colored Gemstone Association
The International Colored Gemstone Association is proud to announce that Tzoffey’s 1818, the international auction house specializing in unique diamonds, rare gemstones and one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, will hold its 19th international auction on May 9, 2007, during the upcoming ICA Congress in Dubai.
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) announced today that it will host the 4th ICA International Poster Competition at the next ICA Congress taking place in Dubai, May 5-9, 2007, marking the first time the Congress will be held in the Gulf region...
This record-breaking gemstone was termed the desired "pigeon's blood" red used for highly sought rubies from Burma.
www.gemstone.org   (1490 words)

 GemStone FAQ
GemStone is always spelled with upper case S. Some smart recruiters will look for upper case S in your resume.
A connector connects a GemStone object and a client smalltalk object when a session logs in to the database.
In lazy faultPolicy a change initiated in GemStone causes Smalltalk replicate to be turned into a stub whereas in immediate faultPolicy a chage initiated in GemStone replicates the client Smalltalk immediately.
www.ipass.net /~vmalik/gemstone.html   (1327 words)

 Gem Therapy, Gemstone Therapy - Wisdom of the Gemstone Guardians - Chapter One - Quartz
When gemstones are harmoniously combined in the same necklace, they fulfill purposes and produce effects they could not offer if they were worn by themselves in separate necklaces.
To this end, each Gemstone Guardian met with me at length, teaching me how to recognize the physical characteristics that his or her gemstone must display to be therapeutic.
All the gemstones used to create these necklaces and tools are carefully evaluated and hand-selected by our staff to meet or exceed the Guardians' stringent criteria for therapeutic quality.
www.gemstonetherapy.com /wisdom_gemstone_guardians/wgg_ch32_next_step.htm   (1258 words)

 Handmade Gemstone Jewelry, Handcrafted Beaded Birthstone Jewelry by GemstoneGifts
Handmade jewelry, gemstone jewelry, beaded jewelry, birthstone jewelry, chakra jewelry handmade sterling silver jewelry and gold jewelry.
Gemstone and Swarovski crystal earrings, golden chandelier earrings, beaded earrings, silver earrings, dangle earrings, drop earrings, beaded bracelets, lariat necklaces, Y necklaces.
Anklets: beaded anklets, crystal anklets, gemstone anklets, semi precious stones anklets, swarovski crystal ankle bracelets, beaded birthstone ankle bracelets
www.gemstonegifts.com   (512 words)

 GemStone Smalltalk Object Server
GemStone/S is the state-of-the-art platform for developing, deploying, and managing scalable, high-performance, multi-tier applications based on business objects.
GemStone/S provides the flexible distribution of processing, security, and robustness your enterprise needs for a business-critical, run-time environment.
GemStone/S provided the answer, enabling the company to gain an edge in a tough international market.
www.gemstone.com /products/smalltalk   (481 words)

 Gem Stone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
GemStone is an ObjectOrientedDatabase that completely owns the execution runtime environment.
GemStone is a Smalltalk implementation with native object persistence.
GemStone provides an object-oriented language that more than fills the role of StoredProcedures in RDBMS systems, while most other OODBs do not provide an in-database language.
c2.com /cgi/wiki?GemStone   (262 words)

 Sterling Silver Gemstone Rings - Wholesale Silver Gemstone Rings
Gemstone jewelry has been collected and hoarded, as much for its beauty as for its durability and value as a ready form of capital.
Rulers and merchants filled treasure chests with jewels and gems, decorated elaborate idols and altars with gemstones, and showered gemstone jewelry upon the beautiful women who were the objects of their devotion and love.
Gemstones get their colors when another element is enmeshed as a foreign impurity in the crystalline structure of the gem.
www.silversource.com /index.php?cPath=22   (890 words)

 Gemstones - loose gems, gem parcels, gemstone by color
By selling more loose gemstones than any other retailer in the world, we developed a network of direct gem sources that can save you money on an amazing selection of tanzanite, diamond, garnet, sapphire, topaz and more.
Introducing a range of beautiful gemstones in various cuts, we offer princess cut, emerald cut, trillion cut and more.
From the precious to the exotic and rare gemstones, we fill your world with pink gems, red gems, blue gems, and more.
www.jewelrytelevision.com /gemstones.htm   (299 words)

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