ARCGems.com Gemology Blog

Monday, March 14, 2005

Colors of Synthetic Gemstones

The following are the colors of CZ, Created Ruby and Created Spinal that are available in stock:


Click here for Colors in Stock



Click here for all Colors that can be ordered in synthetic gemstones

Sunday, March 13, 2005

Price Break Discounts & Free Shipment

This Deal will End on 30 May 2005
The following discounts apply to all products listed in ARCGems.com Website:

International Customers
(Includes USA, Europe, Middle East, Japan, New Zealand and rest of the world except Australia)
5% discount on a purchase above US$100
10% discount on a purchase above US$500
15% discount on a purcahse above US$1000
20%
discount on a purcahse above US$1500
25%
discount on a purchase above US$2000

30% discount on a purchase above US$3000
Plus
International customers pay a maximum of US$12 on a shipment. It does not matter if the stuff is heavy or destination is too far. When you checkout you get different shipping options, just select "Flat Rate". It is that simple. If other shipping options show cheaper shipping rate just select the one which suits you the most or is the cheapest.

Australian Customers
(shipment inside Australia)

Free Shipment within Australia if Purchase is above US$50 (approx Au$65)
Plus
5% discount on a purchase above US$100 (approx Au$125)
10% discount on a purchase above US$500 (approx Au$625)
15% discount on a purcahse above US$1000 (approx Au$1250)
20% discount on a purcahse above US$1500 (approx Au$1825)
25% discount on a purchase above US$2000
(approx Au$2500)
30% discount on a purchase above US$3000 (approx Au$3750)

Note that the discounts in Australian dollors depend upon the currency exchange rate between Australian Dollor and American Dollor. However, discounts are fixed in US Dollors.


What is Paymate?

Paymate is a secure system that is used to make payments with Credit Cards, over the internet. It supports master card and Visa card and payments can be made in US Dollors and Australian Dollors. Both the buyer and seller are asked to pay nominal fees for this service.

"Note that the best way is to save on transaction fees is to do a direct back transfer. Next best option is check or money order and perhaps the last option is payment by Credit Card."

For more details about paymate Click on this link Paymate.

Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Two Big Gem Shows Comming

ARC Gems News: 09 Mar 2005

Two Big Gem Events are comming this month.

  • Gemkhana
    Victorian Gem Clubs Association Inc. 29th Gemkhana

    12-14 March 2005
    Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-5pm, Monday 9am-12noon.Gem and Mineral exhibition representing all Victorian clubs with support from some interstate clubs. Exhibition of lapidary (gem stone cutting) and allied crafts including minerology, fossils, precious and non precious metal working, enamaling, carving etc.
    LOCATION: Irymple Community Leisure Centre Mildura, Victoria, Australia
    CONTACT NAME: Elma Butler PHONE: (03) 9333 1547

  • Gemboree
    41st Gemboree
    Date:25 Mar 2005 to 28 Mar 2005
    Time:09:00 to 17:00
    Biggest Australian Gem and Mineral Show. Traders and Tailgaters will be selling Gold, Minerals, Gemstones, Fossils, faceting machines and all the usual stuff that is in a gemshow.
    Contact details
    Arthur RoffeyPh: 02 4572 5812amcrae@lisp.com.au
    Bathhurst Showgrounds.
    BathHurst, NSW, Australia

Friday, March 04, 2005

Introduction

ARC Gems News: 04 Mar 2005

New products are being entered into the website. The work will finish by 20th March.

For those who are intersted in where ARC Gems is located read on:
ARC gems is located in Melbourne Victoria Australia but the business is mostly done via the website and occassionally at the Gemshows in Victoria. The information about gemshows will be posted here time to time, so keep checking.