Gemstone csarite now trademarked in US
Milenyum Mining announced that it has been granted two trademarks by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for csarite, the color-changing gemstone it mines in Turkey.
Inside the Csarite Mine of Turkey
High in the Anatolian mountains of Turkey is a mine that is the sole source for a gemstone trending among jewelry designers in search of something different.
CPAA raffling off trip to Tahitian pearl farm
The Cultured Pearl Association of America is in the midst of its second annual fundraising event, offering the chance to enter to win a trip to Tahiti to see the inner workings of a pearl farm.
Gem-A’s latest journal now available
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) released the newest issue of The Journal of Gemmology Monday, covering the latest news and research in gemstones including new devices, reports from recent conferences and the characterization of collectors’ gemstones.
Rocks On: Pearls, fit for a new generation
In the first installment of Rocks On, a new feature highlighting a different colored gemstone each month, National Jeweler examines the resurging popularity of pearl jewelry, showcasing 16 designs with a modern twist.
Titanic jewelry among topics for Gem-A conference
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain has confirmed 13 speakers for its upcoming annual conference, which will include a presentation on the jewels recovered from the wreck of the famed RMS Titanic.
What the GIA research team learned in Brazil
The passion to find more Paraiba tourmaline at one mine is “contagious” while another is yielding pockets of high-quality emeralds. Read on to learn, and see, more from the GIA’s recent expedition to Brazil.
Gem-A’s annual conference returns to historic site
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) will move its annual conference this year back to the former Royal Agricultural Hall in London, as it changes its program to make it more interactive for members.