Romancing the Colour in a Stone

How are you communicating colours to your customers in ways that appeal?   With the seemingly unending array of coloured gemstones rising in popularity, it’s easy to get lost in the technical properties of a gem, when all the customer really wants to know is...

How Grading Color Gems is Different to Grading Diamonds

The 4 C’s, T and O of Natural Color Gems With the growth of the internet diamond consumer, the parlance of the 4 C’s of diamonds is becoming more commonplace. There is however a little less clarity when it comes to assessing color gemstones.  Thanks to the many...

The Beauty of Emeralds

Mined in Egypt as early as 3500 BC and by ancient Romans in the European Alps, emeralds are ancient gemstones admired by people for thousands of years. Incas and Aztecs offered them to their gods and preferred death over giving up their sources of the green crystal to...

Green Gemstones, the Hottest Colour for Spring

Get yourself some serious style credibility and cover yourself in green gemstones, to be seen in this spring’s must have colour trend. From emeralds, green sapphires to tourmaline, peridot, chrysoprase, tsavorite, chrysoberyl, alexandrite, malachite and jade, the...