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Colored Stones


Ethical sourcing organization celebrates 10 years

Milenyum Mining, miner of the color-change gemstone csarite, is among the sponsors of Ethical Metalsmiths’ “Gardens of Gold” auction celebrating the organization’s 10th anniversary. 


Rocks On: Moonstone’s rising star

This installment of Rocks On looks at the current market for moonstone, including which varieties are most popular and where prices are heading. 


Faberge creates first Imperial Egg in nearly a century

The Gemfields-owned brand is bringing back the tradition of creating objets d’art with an egg set with 139 pearls and more than 3,000 diamonds. 


6 trends that ruled in Arizona

Blue and pink hues took over Tucson during the gem shows earlier this month, while the jewelry at Centurion centered on fringe, chunky gold styles and the geometric shapes of decades past. 


Galatea takes ‘smart’ pearl to Kickstarter

The company is using a crowdfunding platform to make its Momento line of “smart” pearl jewelry available to the public.


Richland continues its exit from Tanzania

After selling off its tanzanite mining operations last fall, Richland Resources is further pulling out of Tanzania by closing its retail stores there. 


True North Gems appoints Henning as VP

Hayley Henning has been appointed vice president of marketing and development at colored gemstone mining company True North Gems, bringing with her 20 years of experience in the industry.


Gemfields will sponsor the next ICA conference

Gemstone miner Gemfields has announced its sponsorship of the International Colored Gemstone Association’s ICA Congress, to be held in Sri Lanka from May 16 to 19.


In Tucson, introductions from an emerging designer

At the AGTA GemFair, designer Babette Shennan is showcasing additions to both her Gingko and Rivulet collections.