Red Sox’s World Series rings are gem-laden
Boston Red Sox players received their 2013 World Series rings last Friday, which are set with 126 diamonds, 16 custom-cut sapphires and nine custom-cut rubies.
Gübelin Lab opens entry for research scholarship
The Gübelin Gem Lab is accepting applicants for its newly established Dr. Eduard Gübelin Research Scholarship, an annual grant that will be allocated to an innovative research project in the field of gemology.
Trends from Tucson: Cool colors dominate
The most in-demand stones and colors during the annual Tucson gem shows can set the tone for the year, or even years, to come. So, what was popular this year? Colors on the cooler end of the spectrum were one of the trends spotted at the shows.
Live from Tucson: A synthetic ruby identifier
Presidium Instruments is showcasing what it claims is the world’s first device to detect flame fusion-created rubies at the American Gem Trade Association GemFair this week.