As part of an ongoing initiative to increase traceability in the gemstone industry, the Provence Proof Blockchain was launched at the recent American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Tucson gem show in Arizona.
Combining cultured pearls with coloured gems offers many benefits. It not only allows jewellers to make one-of-a-kind pieces and expand their jewellery lines, but also helps them add contrast to their coloured gem jewellery while making it more affordable.
How do you combine colours to create the best effect? Some prefer subtle, tone-on-tone looks, while others are entranced by bold, strong contrasting shades. Neither is ‘right’ of course, but there is an art to successful blends. At worst, you can always fall back on classic colour theory.