National Jeweler Network

Colored Stones


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.


GIA to exhibit the Drehers’ carved gemstones

As part of a new exhibition opening later this month, the Gemological Institute of America will display more than 20 intricately carved, lifelike gemstone animal sculptures.


Live from Tucson: The week kicks off with JCK

Monday marked the first official day of the buying and selling activity that happens every February in Tucson. So far, sapphire and ruby are in demand along with gold and diamond finished jewelry.