January 20, 2021

Paraiba Tourmaline

Discovered in 1989, paraíba tourmalines are among the world’s most prized gemstones. These rare gems are renowned for showing intense blue colors. The Discovery of Paraíba Tourmaline […]
January 7, 2021

Investing in Color Gemstones, The New Trend

For many years, Hollywood stars and movies have been used to promote diamonds as the number one choice for engagement rings. Diamonds are still the first […]
January 7, 2021

Lucapa kicks off 2021 with 113-carat diamond find

From Mining.com   Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has kicked off 2021 with a bang as it has recovered a 113 carat gem-quality diamond from its Lulo mine in Angola, the […]
January 4, 2021

Arrest made in $1.5M jewelry store robbery

From Jewellery Business A suspect has been arrested in connection to a violent, daytime robbery in Mississauga, Ont., involving $1.5 million worth of jewelry and gold. […]
December 25, 2020

GARNET, the January Birthstone

The word “garnet” comes from the 14th century Middle English word gernet, meaning “dark red.” The word is derived from Latin granatum, which means “seed,” and […]
December 8, 2020

Australian miner reveals heart-shaped gem cut from record pink diamond found in Angola

From ABC.NET Australia   A 15.2 carat heart-shaped pink diamond has been cut from the biggest gem discovered by an Australian mining company in Africa. The […]
December 2, 2020

Why is the Mine That Produces 90% of the World’s Pink Diamonds Drying Up?

It was the anthills that confirmed their suspicions, glinting inexplicably under the harsh sun of the Australian outback. The geologists had explored the land for a […]
November 30, 2020

The History of Cushion Cut Diamonds

From Gem Society   For those with a deep appreciation for diamond history, and a love for modern styles, the cushion cut may prove to be […]
November 20, 2020

Lucara strikes again with 998-carat diamond at Karowe

From Mining.com   Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) has found yet another massive stone at its prolific Karowe mine in Botswana, the same asset that last year yielded the 1,758-carat Sewelô (“rare find”), the […]