Jewelers supporting Tanzanian book drive
Nine jewelry stores worked with Roger Dery Gem Design to collect books for donation to a library at the Kitarini Maasai Children’s School in Tanzania.
Colombia to host new emerald symposium
Fedesmeraldas, the Colombian Emerald Federation, is organizing the first international gathering of emerald-producing countries this fall to address issues facing the industry.
Rocks On: ‘Underrated’ iolite on a slow rise
Though iolite is not as well-known as similar gems as supply of fine quality material remains an issue, a slight uptick in demand and its affordability could mean good things for the colored stone.
Gem dealer, activist Dana Schorr dies at 63
Dana Schorr, known in the colored gemstone world for his outspoken and rebellious nature but, most of all, for his big heart, died Wednesday of complications following a heart attack.
Rocks On: Agate’s appealing color show
This gemstone’s varying colors means that every stone is different from the rest, making it extra appealing in a market where everyone is clamoring for a one-of-a-kind piece.
Video: Mila Kunis in July’s birthstone
To celebrate the launch of its Mozambican rubies, Gemfields released a short film featuring brand ambassador Mila Kunis wearing bespoke pieces of jewelry set with the gemstone.