About Us

The Online Jeweller MagazineThe Online Jeweller is a gemstone and jewellery related BLOG created and maintained by Frans Jonker, a Graduate Gemologist (GIA) based out of beautiful Victoria, British Columbia.

Through insightful gemstone and jewellery related posts we are dedicated to sharing our passion, and expertise, on diamonds, gemstones, watches, and all things jewellery, with other like-minded folks.

DISCLAIMER: Please note that this website is not a commercial entity and has not been created to generate any revenue of any kind. It’s sole purpose is educational and intended for those who love jewellery and gemstones or for those wanting to learn more about them.

In the past few years we have garnered over 30,000 fans on our Facebook Page, so we highly recommend giving it a view! Perhaps, you might even end up “liking” it!

In addition, you can also follow this BLOG on Twitter, Instagram as well as Pinterest to learn even more about jewellery, designs, watches and gemstones.

Should you have any jewellery or gemstone related questions Frans is always happy to share his expertise and help you out. You can ask your question here.

Otherwise, have a look around and we hope you enjoy your stay:)

Oh, and don’t forget to sign-up to the OLJ NEWSLETTER and receive our free monthly jewelry updates!


“I am always looking for ways to improve this site including its content, so I welcome your suggestions and feedback! Please, use the feedback form below and let me know what you’re thinking!” Frans Jonker

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