Willyn Villarica Jewelry

Author: Willyn Villarica

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  • Willyn Villarica

    Willyn Villarica, a third-generation jeweler from the Philippines, brings a wealth of expertise to the world of gemology and jewelry appraisal. As a licensed Graduate Gemologist, accredited by the prestigious Gemological Institute of America, she is not only a master of her craft but also holds the distinction of being the first Filipino member of the National Association of Jewelry Appraisers. Willyn's specialization spans colored stones, diamonds, estate jewelry, gem identification, gold jewelry, and comprehensive appraisals. Beyond her professional accomplishments, she finds inspiration in her love for travel, a deep appreciation for classical music, and a keen eye for captivating films.

The Merry Month of March

Hello everyone! It’s the month of March and I’m here to talk about one of my favorite, colored stones: Aquamarines! These stones are commonly confused with ...

How Much Is a Diamond?

Hello everyone! “How much is a 1 carat diamond?” “How much pag bumili ako ng engagement ring?” These are the commonly asked questions I encounter from c...

Introducing… Bloodstones!

Hello everyone! In this merry month of March, and there are two birthstones commonly associated on this month namely Bloodstone and Aquamarine. For this blog, t...

Are Lab Grown Diamonds a Good Investment?

Hey everyone! As a licensed gemologist and as a jewelry appraiser, I get asked this question A LOT: Are lab-grown diamonds good or bad? As in my previous blogs,...

Gold Purity: How is Gold Measured?

For today’s post, I’ll be talking about gold and its unit of measure, the karat. You’ve probably seen descriptions of jewelry that say made with 14k, 16k,...

Let’s talk about Color!

Hello everyone! For this post, I’m here to discuss Color, the 2nd of the 4Cs of diamonds. Prior to GIA coming up with a precise and scientific means of gradin...

Warning! Scam on Fake Lab Certificates!

Hello everyone! This will be a long post since I’ll be sharing with you a modus that I recently discovered whilst helping a client. I will deliberately not in...

Yes, I Got Covid

Hey everyone! Yes, as the title states, I just had my bout with Covid hence the long absence. I won’t bore you with the complete details of my sickness but su...