March 28, 2020

Pearls Are Forever

Suddenly, they are the most trendy engagement ring centerpiece around. There is a reason engagement rings and diamonds are synonymous. With a chart-topping score of 10 […]
March 18, 2020

Pearls: Forever Fashionable

A jewelry store’s pearl counter is a fascinating place. These enchanting gems have represented beauty and perfection ever since man discovered them in ancient times. They […]
March 6, 2020

The Real Gemology of Ethiopian Opals in ‘Uncut Gems’

The magical quality of opals is the central metaphor of the 2019 movie “Uncut Gems,” starring Adam Sandler. A giant piece of Ethiopian opal, still in […]
March 5, 2020

Gemstones, precious metals hold all this useful beauty

Gemstones and precious metals are pretty, and pretty useful, too. Cobalt, silver, diamonds…everywhere you look. It’s easy to take gemstones and precious metals for granted. They […]
February 24, 2020

10 of the World’s Rarest Gemstones

There are roughly 200 varieties of natural gemstone known in the world today. Alongside the world’s precious gems (diamond, ruby, sapphire, and emerald) are numerous semi-precious […]
February 12, 2020

Popular & Rare Black Gemstones

  Once looked upon with disdain, black gemstones were not the most popular. Today, they are more popular in jewelry pieces. Most people associate the color […]
January 17, 2020

World’s Second-Biggest Diamond in History Bought by Louis Vuitton

From Luxury French fashion house Louis Vuitton is setting its sights on the fine jewelry market. The prestigious luxury brand — known for its leather […]
January 5, 2020

Pink diamonds, rare already, about to get more scarce as the biggest mine producing them closes

Rio Tinto-owned Argyle Diamond Mine in remote Western Australia accounts for 90 per cent of worldwide pink diamond production. Auctioneers report rising demand and prices for […]
December 30, 2019

What your colored engagement ring means

Shine bright like a yellow diamond? But actually. Your S.O. knew that if he or she liked it they should put a colored ring on it. Gemstones in […]