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Colored Stones: Vegetable Ivory Jewels by Irthly Jewelled Adornments
October 5, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Ivory HourOn a 2002 trip to Ecuador, David Alvarado, the designer behind Irthly Jewelled Adornments, saw vegetable ivory—a solid, creamy-white substance found inside tagua nuts throughout the ­...
From Mine to Store: Mira Gulati’s Cherry Earrings for Gemfields’ Project Blossoming
October 5, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
When Gemfields, the renowned producer of ethically sourced rare colored gemstones, asked Mira Gulati to create a piece of ­jewelry inspired by the notion of blossoming—for an auction that raises...
October 3, 2014
By JCK Staff
Prices for fine natural colored gems have achieved incredible growth during the past few years. In the U.S. market, the one area that shows some weakness is calibrated goods. This category, which had...
October 3, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
True North Gems recently announced that the firm and its partner LNSG Greenland A/S have commenced construction at the Aappaluttoq Ruby and Pink Sapphire project located in southwest Greenland.
September 30, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Fifty-five-year-old Astro Gallery of Gems has relocated to a new 10,000- square-foot showroom at 417 Fifth Ave.
September 17, 2014
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Gemfields is adding sapphires to its colored-gemstone offerings. In a partnership with East West Gem Investments Limited (EWGI), Gemfields has acquired a 75 percent operating interest in 16...
September 12, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
True North Gems Inc. of Vancouver, British Columbia, announced yesterday that it has signed an agreement with Norway’s Leonhard Nilsen & Sønner and related LNS Greenland for more than $11...
September 10, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
The Tanzanite Foundation has officially announced that it will undergo “structural and operational changes to better align with global tanzanite markets and sightholder expectations,” it explained in...
EFFY's to debut Natural Expression Ad Campaign for Fall 2014
September 9, 2014
By JCK Staff
New York City–based Effy debuts a panther-inspired ad campaign based on its signature motif and the company founder’s favorite animal. If you didn’t already know that Effy Hematian was fond of...
From Mine to Store: Alessio Boschi Has Created a Sweet Peacock
September 4, 2014
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
Like the fancifully feathered bird that inspired it, this gemmy peacock necklace by designer Alessio Boschi for AB Jewels is full of surprises. On the back of every individual feather is a minuscule...
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