Buyers headed to the AGTA GemFair and other gem shows in Tucson with a list of stones to purchase and an eye out for an extraordinary rock.
We know size matters but how much? The size of the diamond is one of the biggest factors in determining price.
Ammolite is treasured by connoisseurs and Feng Shui masters..
Buried within the layers of gray shale and sediment at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in the southern part of Alberta, Canada, is ammolite, a unique gemstone in iridescent colors of vibrant red, orange, blue and green. It is a multicolored stone with different shades beginning and ending distinctively next to each other, contrasting and complementing at the same time.
Tanzanite: Born From Lightning is a coffee-table book that showcases the story of this violet-blue gem.
Gemfields celebrates the allure of rubies in a trio of YouTube films focusing on the modern woman.
Did you know that there are blue sapphires in Montana, watermelon tourmalines in California, Siberian-colored amethysts and aquamarines in Maine, black opals in Nevada and vibrant peridot in Arizona?
New emerald finds and marketing campaigns are keeping the classic emerald at the forefront of consumer desire.
Amazonite is a blue gemstone found in the mountains of Peru.
Backing translucent pastel gemstones with hematite or mother-of-pearl to create doublets adds new colors and texture to gems.
In the early morning hours, while the day is still cool, pure green glittering gemstones are removed from the rich, red earth by miners in southeast Kenya. The stones are tsavorite garnets, named after the Tsavo National Park region where they were discovered in 1967 by Campbell Bridges, a British gemologist.
Gemstone slices add a unique element to jewelry at wallet-friendly prices. With their big look and affordable prices, emerald, sapphire and ruby slices continue to increase in popularity.