• Gallery - a strip of metal that is pierced with a continuing pattern.

  • Gemology - the study of gemstones.

  • German Silver - is not really silver at all.  It is another name for nickel silver which is an alloy which does not contain any silver at all.

  • Girdle - the outer circumference of a polished gemstone that separates the top or crown, from the base, or pavilion.

  • Gypsy Setting - a style of setting for securing a gemstone within a circular or oval recess in the body of a ring.  In this type of setting the table or large flat surface on the top of the gemstone is level with the metal surface.