Much to the delight of those in attendance, this year’s Tucson gem shows were as exciting and joyful as ever. As with every February, industry members came together in the desert to marvel at the colourful gemstones and oddities lining the streets.
When it comes to bridal jewellery, today's couples are on the hunt for fresh, innovative twists on a classic symbol; one that can express their unique love story while remaining on the cutting edge of fashion.
Business owners all over the globe are asking the same questions: how do I make more money, run my business more systematically, guarantee my success, enjoy my lifestyle, and leave a legacy for my family?
Diamonds have fascinated jewellery and gemstone fans for thousands of years. We regard these shiny stones as solidified drops of the crystal-clear, pure morning dew, with the most exceptional among them classified as gems of ‘the finest water.’ These descriptors are all well and good for clear gemstones, but...
The pearl is among the oldest known gems of our world. Historically, they were considered divine gifts, rich with love and royalty. Kings and crowns harboured natural pearls as a sign of power, purity, and wealth—almost as though the gems would bring prosperity and long life to those who...
Even the best-integrated and most expensive burglar alarm systems do not stop break-and-enter attacks on jewellery stores if there is not a reliable, timely, and consistent agency response or intervention generated by the alarm system
Llyn L. Strelau details the creative process behind his baroque pearl sculpture, ‘The Owl and the Pussy-cat,’ which received an honourable mention in the Objects of Art category at the 2019 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards.