If there’s one thing I can say about researching antique & ancient jewelry, it’s that you end up with a lot of books on the shelf, and a lot of bookmarks in the browser. Here are some of my favorites!


Coming soon!


Antique Jewelry University
Incredible reference for jewelry of all ages older than modern.

Gemological Institute of America
Where I am getting my gemological edumication.

Gemology Online
An always-growing resource for gemstones and gemology.

GO Forums
Active message boards about gemology and some jewelry. Very helpful people here!

Lang Antiques
My favorite (antique) jewelry store EVER.

The Ganoksin Project
Amazing resource and community for jewelry makers.