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Shop for Quality Calibrated Loose Gemstones Online
Each type of gemstone carries within it an entire history of folklore, famed healing powers and energy and quite possibly personal meaning and sentimental value. Aside from serious gemstone collectors, most people in the market for loose gemstones are planning to set the gem into a fabulous piece of jewelry. Since all of our gemstones are in standard sizes they can be easily set into whatever mounting you choose. While some people may prefer to shop for premade jewelry, others prefer to choose the exact type and cut of gemstones to imbue more meaning and personal touch into their jewelry. For example, some people choose to make jewelry for mothers using their children’s birthstones. Those who understand the healing properties and meanings of each gemstone will appreciate choosing their own gemstones and designing their own custom jewelry to suit their tastes and to tap into the power of the gemstone. Buying loose gemstones and designing personalized custom jewelry pieces adds significance and uniqueness to the jewelry.

Selection of Natural Gemstones in Calibrated Sizes
Calibrated gemstones are simply gemstones that have been cut to exact standard sizes that will easily fit into manufactured mountings without having to customize the mountings. has the largest selection of natural gemstones in calibrated sizes anywhere. Nobody can compete with our selection of calibrated gems in terms of the different gem types, sizes offered, qualities offered and low price points.

AfricaGems Offers FREE Matching Service on All Orders
Want a perfect matched pair of 5x2.5mm tsavorite baguettes along with a matching 6x4mm emerald cut tsavorite? AfricaGems can do it-nobody else can! We do all the work and you can rest assured that the matching and quality of gems will be top quality. Need 25 pieces of matching 7x5 mm oval deep blue aquamarines overnighted? Yes we can do that too! Our gemstones are graded and matched by professional gem graders with years of experience.

Learn More About Calibrated Gemstones
How to Set a Loose Gemstone into Jewelry
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