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  • New more personalized designs

  • and much more!!

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I 💗 Gemstones

What makes I 💗 Gemstones unique? We take raw gems and turn them into a unique work of art. We can make them shine (tumbled), smooth (cabochon), cut (facet), or keep them raw. We can also turn them into fine or fashion jewelry of choice to keep or to give as a gift to someone special. 

At I 💗 Gemstones, we’re committed to offering custom designs, unparalleled service, and the most competitive prices around. Excellent service begins with great people and a passion for serving, which is why the designer is passionate about her creations.

Since 2019, I 💗 Gemstones has become a well-known provider of cut gems and unique jewelry designs in the area. What started as a hobby has become her passion by delivering gems and jewelry at affordable prices so everyone can enjoy having something unique. While this remains a part-time hobby, Nicole is committed to meeting the needs of her clients. Many requests are custom-made at the time of order and could take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks, depending on available resources. Rest assured, she is very diligent in letting you know the status of your request. The site does contain a few items already made and will continue to grow as she works nights and weekends after her full-time career as an IT Manager.


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           We hope to hear from you soon.

When life gives you rocks, make them shine! 





Custom Services for

Bring Your Own Gems (BYOG)

Bring Your Own Gem*

  • Tumbling up to 3lbs roughs - $30
    (Tumbling turn around a min of 4 weeks)


  • Cabochon Cut - $20 each

  • Cabochon Cut w\settings - $35 each
       (basic non-precious metal)
    Note: some rough gemstone produces more than one cab. Let us know if you only want one or all possible.


  • Rough gem with settings (one piece) - $45

  • Rough gem- with settings (set) - $65 




Precious Metals for BYOG
Estimates - Prices based on market value

Pendants Sterling Silver

$40 - Up to 18x13 mm

$45 - 20x12- 25x18 mm

$50 - 30x22 mm

$55 - 40x30 mm

$60 - 50x40 mm

Rings Sterling Silver

$55 and above - Ladie's 

+ $5 for each size after size 8

$80 and above - Men's

+ $10 for each size after size 11

Earrings (Posts or Dangles) Sterling Silver

$50 - Up to 18x13 (Cab)

$60 - 20x12 and up (Cab)

Other settings Sterling Silver

$75 - Bracelets

$50 - Bolo Ties

$50 - Tie Tacks

$50 - Cufflinks

$55 - Bail Caps

$50 - Broach


Wire wraps

Designer Jessica Israel

Blue Diamond Gemstone Panning
$40 - Rough

$55 Cabochon Cut (Cabbed)

Note for BYOG: Setting material is silver or gold plated unless otherwise specified. Standard-setting types: rope bracelet, earrings, charm, pendant with chain. For more information on upgrades or custom orders, send a detailed email to or use the Contact us form below. 


Cabbed or Cabochon

Rough Gems with Settings




Faceted by

Nicole Barnard

Opening Hours

Always Open

Polished Stones

Contact Us

PO Box 40681
Raleigh, NC 27629


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