Gemfields emerald production up in Q3
Emerald and beryl output nearly tripled for the colored gemstone miner in its third quarter, driven by an increase in average grades per ton at its Kagem mine.
John Ford to keynote at opal design awards
The acclaimed designer, who works with black opals, will speak at the International Opal Jewellery Design Awards, scheduled to be held in Australia this summer.
Galatea names new Canadian distributor
The company, which recently released a line of “smart” pearl jewelry, has appointed Edmonton, Alberta-based JewelMark Canada as the exclusive distributor of its collections.
ICA latest org. trying to attract younger crowd
The International Colored Gemstone Association is lowering fees for Junior Members, making it the latest in a line of organizations trying to pique young people’s interest in jewelry.
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.