September 20, 2018

5 carat fancy vivid blue to be auctioned by Sotheby’s

Hong Kong—A 5-carat fancy vivid blue diamond ring will be the highlight of Sotheby’s upcoming jewelry auction in Hong Kong. Named the “Ai” diamond after the […]
September 12, 2018

What Causes Emerald Inclusions/Fractures?

Emerald fractures can be caused by the same things that give the gems their intense green color. This is the chemical formula for beryl: Be3Al2Si6O18 Beryl is composed […]
August 29, 2018

Purchasing Jewelry and Gemstone Insurance

Before you purchase jewelry and gemstone insurance, be sure you understand how the policy works and what will happen should you make a claim. Ask your […]
August 18, 2018

Are Diamonds Really Forever?

Q. Will a diamond look the same in a billion years? What happens to these giant carbon molecules over very long periods of time? A. It depends […]
August 10, 2018

Diamond Jewelry Market – Analysis of Industry Opportunity & Major Key Developments

A diamond is one of the most precious gemstones. Mankind has known diamonds since ancient times and used the gemstone as a decorative item for different jewelry […]
July 25, 2018

PERIDOT: August’s green birthstone

January 1, 2018

Amethyst to be the gemstone of 2018

With Ultra Violet as color of 2018, we take a look at the most inspiring amethyst jewels channeling Pantone’s color vibe for the new year. Waving […]
November 21, 2017

December’s Birthstone: TANZANITE & TURQUOISE

TANZANITE Tanzanite is the blue to violet to purple variety of the mineral zoisite. It is mined commercially only in one area of the world: the […]
October 21, 2017

November’s Birthstone: CITRINE & TOPAZ

CITRINE People have used quartz in jewelry for thousands of years. Egyptians gathered ornately striped agates from the shore and used them as talismans, the ancient […]