2017LogoSmallWelcome to the World Gem Society, a place where everyone can join and share your love of gemstones. This is a non-profit membership society for everyone who loves gemstones, sponsored by the International School of Gemology, a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Education Organization. 
Our support services are professional quality, our members come from all walks of life and every level of the industry, and we welcome you whether you are a hobbyist or professional, young or old. All who love gemstones and want to learn and share are welcome to join this mobile friendly learning and support network for gemstone lovers everywhere.
What Makes Us Different: We know there are other gem societies out there, but we ask you to compare the professional gemological credentials of the society leaders, compare the non-profit status of the society, and review the industry standing of the society membership.
Our credentials include Fellow, Gemmological Association of Great Britain, Graduated Gemologist, GIA, Registered Gemologist Appraiser, International School of Gemology, Certified Gemologist, American Gem Society, State Licensed Property and Casualty Insurance Adjuster,  and more… No other gem society can offer you the level of professional training, experience and expertise as the World Gem Society.
The clear choice is to join us in the World Gem Society to receive and support our professional quality, 501(c)3 Non-Profit Education Organization with over a decade of service to the world gemstone industry.  While others claim “certifications”, we are truly a certified education society whose purpose is your success.

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Test Your Knowledge of Gemology

Weekly “Test Your Knowledge”

Coming Soon

A weekly article that will Test Your Knowledge of Gemstones and Gemology in general.
Information will be provided to assist you in determining the gemstone or gemological testing process or practices. This was well received in a previous forum and now it is coming to the World Gem Society.
Challenge yourself to find the answer based on various data provided. Excellent way for students to learn and for gemologists to jog their skills. Answers will be posted the following week.

Our Community and Resources

8,457 Members
65 Countries
400+ Gemstone Reference Reports
Professional Gemologists on staff

Plus….

– Diamond and Colored Gemstone Price Guides
– Created and Treated Gemstones Research
– Bead and Wire Wrap Resources
– Professional Gemologists on Staff
– 501(c)3 Non-Profit Education Organization
– Society Field Trips
– Society Gem Shows and Tours
– Free Gemstone Identification Assistance

See below for examples of the ISG Global Network Membership Resources and Benefits

The World Gem Society is now home to all ISG Archives and Articles, including editorials, research and everything published over the last several years by the ISG office. Do you have a favorite ISG article or archive you would like to access, or perhaps there is an ISG editorial that offered important insights you would like to share. The ISG Global Network is the place for you.

Below are some examples of the ISG Archives, Articles and Editorials that await you as a member of the World Gem Society:

The ISG has utilized our world-wide network of professional gem dealers, jewelers and more to create one of the most accurate and up-to-date gemstone pricing guides you will find. Updated regularly, this important new feature is included as part of your membership in the ISG Global Network and includes the most current market prices available for over 60 of the most often seen gemstones on the market.

Examples are below. Join us to access the full Gemstone Pricing Guide

Amethyst

amethyst

up to 1.00ct $2.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $5.00 per carat

3.00ct+ $7.00 per carat

up to 1.00ct $10.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $15.00 per carat

3.00ct +  22.00 per carat

up to 1.00ct $25.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $40.00 per carat

3.00ct + $65.00 per carat

Amazonite
amazonite

up to 1.00ct $1.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $2.00 per carat

3.00ct + $3.00 per carat

up to 1.00ct $2.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $3.00 per carat

3.00ct + $5.00 per carat

up to 1.00ct $5.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $10.00 per carat

3.00ct + $16.00 per carat

Ammolite
ammolite

up to 1.00ct $10.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $15.00 per carat

3.00ct + $20.00 per carat

up to 1.00ct $12.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $25.00 per carat

3.00ct+ $40.00 per carat

up to 1.00ct $35.00 per carat

1.00 – 2.00 ct. $55.00 per carat

3.00ct + $75 per carat

The ISG Gemstone Reference Library is your source for important information regarding gemstone properties, colors, market selling strategy and more for over 60 of the most often seen gemstones. We will constantly be updating, expanding and upgrading this special reference library to keep you informed of the latest information from the gemstone world.

Here are some examples below. Join us to access the full Gemstone Reference Library

The World Gem Society offers a quick and easy chart system for you to estimate gemstone weights by measurement estimation. Using these tried and tested equations you can do quick evaluations of gemstone weights while on the go. Remember, the ISG Global Network is HTML5 mobile friendly so it goes where you go and is ready with important information when you need it most.

The World Gem Society offers support for all levels of the jewelry industry, including beaders and wire wrappers. Our special Beaders and Wire Wrappers section offers bead and gem identification specifically for those working with these design mediums, as well as important resource information to help you be more successful..

ISG Global Network Membership Registry

Plus, you will be listeds in our World Gem Society Member Registry listings.

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All of this and more await you as a member of the ISG Global Network. Membership is only $95.00 a year and we guarantee your satisfaction or we will refund your money. Our Satisfaction Guarantee is below. Use the form below to get started on your way to becoming a member of the exciting ISG Global Network.

The ISG World Gem Society Guarantee of Satisfaction

We guarantee your satisfaction with the World Gem Society services and benefits or we will refund your money.

That is our guarantee to every World Gem Society Member.

Robert James FGA, GG
President, International School of Gemology

Please Note:You may set up SSL Secure monthly or annual subscriptions using your Credit Card or PayPal with the panels below. Subscriptions can be cancelled at any time as your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Annual and Lifetime Memberships can be paid by check to:       ISG, PO Box 1727, Helotes TX 78023

Monthly, Annual or Single Lifetime Membership Subscriptions via Credit Card or PayPal

World Gem Society Member
$5.00 mo.
Tax-Deductible Contribution: Your $5.00 per month, IRS tax-deductible contribution, provides you with full access to all news and updates, articles and archives, pricing tables, research reports, gemology resources, special events and more!
Annual WGS Membership
55.00 yr.
Tax-Deductible Contribution: Your $55.00 per year, IRS tax-deductible contribution, provides you with full access to all news and updates, articles and archives, pricing tables, research reports, gemology resources, special events and more!
WGS Lifetime Member
$1000.00
Tax-Deductible Contribution: Your $1000.00, IRS tax-deductible contribution, provides you with a lifetime membership to all news and updates, articles and archives, pricing tables, research reports, gemology resources, special events and more!