For almost 10 years we have operated Orchid under the quiet terms of
a contributionware site. It continues to be our goal to raise the
quality of material available on The Ganoksin website and to remain
an independent site that serves the community.
It has been by the generosity of our members we have not only been
able to do that, but have become known net wide as an authoritative
source on Gem and Jewelry matters.
As with any top site that achieves the success on the order that we
have, expenses also grow. Dozens of gigabytes of bandwidth per day,
multiple servers, legal and business expenses have all grown
dramatically in the last year to account for our (just plain) awesome
We need your support!
Please consider setting up an Orchid subscription account.
Take action now and ensure that we can continue to provide the same
level of service you and thousands of people each day have come to
appreciate. With your financial support, the Orchidg community will
continue to flourish and grow!
For even a better Orchid