Here are some things you should keep in mind when purchasing gemstones online

1. Watch out for stock photographs

2. Use a website of an actual store

3. Use a website that has an inspection period and a return policy

4. Check that the website's contact information is correct 

5. Choose a website that publishes its quality protocols

6. Make sure you are purchasing from an accredited business (Eg: Gemological Institute of America)

Ever wondered how to use crystals for healing? Here is a simple guide for you to balance your chakras and achieve a happy, well-balanced life.

As with any jewelry you should keep pearls, gemstones and precious metals in a well-crafted jewelry box or jewelry pouch. Items should be separated to avoid scratching as well as contamination and tangling.