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.
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.
Richland postpones first sapphire sale
The gemstone miner said it is moving the first sale of sapphires from the Capricorn mine in Australia back to the third quarter due to lower-than-expected production.