Senior Editor, Gemstones, Brecken Branstrator rounds up what she heard and saw on the show floors in Arizona.
Its display at the University of Tucson’s gem and mineral museum has been a long time coming.
The aim is to create jobs, a value-add proposition, a differentiated product, and national pride through country-specific cuts.
“American Gemstones” wants to raise appreciation of the stones, and those who mine and cut them, even more.
National Jeweler chats with three colored stone dealers on recent buying activity and what that could mean for the upcoming gem shows.
With a retail price tag of $1 million, the special pearl will be unveiled at the upcoming Centurion show.
National Jeweler rounds up the full event calendar for the upcoming gem fairs.
Red Emerald Inc., which is under new ownership, started mining at the Utah site last spring.
Eshed-Gemstar was the winning bidder for the “Chipembele” during Gemfields’ latest Zambian emerald auction.
They examine the year’s most memorable jewelry news stories and make predictions for 2022.
The author delves into the final book in her gemstone trilogy, “Sapphire.”
The 71.19-carat “Northern Light” green diamond and the 108.03-carat “Blue Splendor of Ceylon” sapphire are just two examples.
The designer’s memories of beach trips and nature in the Dominican Republic inspired her new opal and pearl collection, “Aqualescence.”
They highlight information that can help sell emeralds, rubies, and sapphires both business-to-business and to consumers.