Buying & Selling gemstones is one of the most trending industries in last 5 years. With growing markets – better shipping solutions and increased education about gems and crystals.
There are millions of gemstones listed on marketplaces and private web stores – But they might still be not exactly what you want. So buyers and sellers on social media have come together to bridge this gap and build a market for itself.
Today we look at top 5 best Facebook groups in gemstone category – For Buying. Selling or Both
5.) gembuyers – An old group – with about 5K+ members and increasing – Not very efficiently moderated as you may find many repeated posts and spamming post from few users ( specially Asian origin sellers ) – But you can still find some good gems here and also sell your pieces of rock
Here is what the group Bio reads – ” Welcome to gem buyers group
You can share your gemstones here and Connect with international gem buyers and collectors.
Also you join as a gem buyers and connect with gem source providers from all over the world
Any one can join here free He / She may share here Rough gemstones / faceted gemstones/ Natural minerals / other polished gemstones keep in touch with network professionals
You may be a stone dealer / Miner, / Jewelry manufacturer/ Buyer/ Seller/ Trader,/ Jewelry Designer or Any one who uses any of the GEM STONE for their Business !!
Please join this group and suggest your friends to join who has GEM STONE as their profession or Business.”
4.) Buy/sell gemstones group – This is a big group 22K+ members – more here indeed means more – so you can see more gems and sell to more if you want to you – But plenty of members means less ability to keep group properly moderated – But still a good one to look into.
Here is what their Bio reads : “The group is created to bring buyers, and sellers together from around the world. Main products sold on this page will be hand made products and gemstones. Tribal jewelry and things different from the general market. Everyone is welcome to join, and any help to make this group a profession group to grow would be appreciated. Graphic designers need to make a nice cover and marketing needed. If anyone with skills like to become an admin member, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Thank you”
3.) all about rocks – This is one of the better moderated group – with nice sellers and nice knowledge of rocks – you can find rough crystals, gemstone cabochons, beads and most other things here – mostly the less expensive one’s
Here is what their admin describes the group as : “A Wonderful Group For Buying/Selling/Showing Off Gemstones, Minerals, Fossils, Jewelry, & Anything In Between 🙂 Unlike Most Groups, We Have No Rules On Posting…That Being Said, Please Use Common Sense & Keep It Civil.”
2.)handmadejewelrymakers – A perfectly moderated group – fastest growing among the lot. The group has both jewelry as well as gems and crystals. – The moderator is good and you will find less spam and good posts specially on handmade stuff – Excellent wire-wrap jewelry is something you can get here for better prices then anywhere else. A good place to spend your free time too to learn some handmade jewelry skills
https://www.facebook.com/groups/shubhamjewels/ – A popular highly moderated Buy only group with 3000 gemstone fans – The moderator/admin is a single entity and they do not allow single spam comment – have around 100-150 daily posts on different gemstone, cabochons, jewelry, gemstone strands, beads, lots , handmade bracelets and necklaces – Also run free promotions like Guess the weight games and name the gems – where the winner takes the gemstone free. The biggest plus of the group is it single seller and has free shipping on all items – and we found the prices to be lower than any other place – including ebay or etsy. Their page on facebook has 95% positive reviews and have a good website at : www.gemsmore.com – still its one of the most active gemstone group on facebook.
Hope you can find our information good if you love gemstones – the opinion is of the author alone and might differ from opinions of others.