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Colored Stones: A New Collection From Phillips House Plus a Shuttered Mine Makes Sleeping Beauty Scarce
April 6, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
CAN’T-MISS ­COLLECTIONStudy in ContrastsPhillips House plays with foils in its new Contrast collection ­featuring pairs of malachite and tsavorite, and kyanite and blue sapphire, in ­yellow...
Color Makes a Splash: Gem Pricing, April 2015
April 3, 2015
By JCK Staff
In the United States, colored stone dealers report that the strong business seen during Tucson Gem Week in February has carried over after the show. Buyers are interested in a broad range of gem...
April 2, 2015
By Rob Bates, News Director
An April 2 Today investigation warned viewers that some jewelry sold to vacationers is overpriced and misleadingly labeled.
Irene Neuwirth Among Nominees for Accessories Designer of the Year for 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards
March 17, 2015
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Jewelry designer Irene Neuwirth is among the nominees for Accessories Designer of the Year at the 2015 CFDA Fashion Awards, the prestigious awards sponsored by the Council of Fashion Designers of...
From Mine to Store: Liv Ballard’s Gold and Green Tsavorite Dragon Globe
March 1, 2015
By Emili Vesilind, Senior Editor
A few medieval cartographers drew dragons and sea creatures into maps with the phrase Hic sunt dracones (Here be dragons) to denote that the region was unexplored and potentially perilous. The...
Fire and Ice: Gorgeous Opal, Morganite, Tanzanite, Carved Stone & Multicolored Jewelry
February 12, 2015
By JCK Staff
It’s hard to stay cool in the presence of so much hotness. Whether you’re talking about respendent opal, mood-enhancing morganite, trendy tanzanite, quirky carved stones, or a rainbow mix of all of...
Beyoncé and Rihanna Rock Marsala, Pantone’s 2015 Color of the Year
February 12, 2015
By JCK Staff
RiRi pulled out all the stops at December’s first annual Diamond Ball, starting with a super-glamorous off-the-shoulder Zac Posen gown. She played up the rich russet hue with dark cherry lips, and...
Fly Fruit: Verdura’s Pomegranate Jewel
February 7, 2015
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
The late heiress/horticulturist Bunny Mellon cultivated not only breathtaking gardens—including the White House Rose Garden—but also a stunning collection of objets d’art that paid homage to the...
Flash Dance: The Opal Resurgence
February 7, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
In early 2008, farmers in Ethiopia’s Wollo province stumbled upon a cache of opals with an enchanting white-to-yellow-to-brown play of color. Unbeknownst to them, their find would kick-start a rush...
Padparadscha sapphires at Intercolor USA at AGTA Tucson GemFair
February 6, 2015
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Afshin Hackman can’t remember a time in his firm’s 35-year history when he’s had more than a few Padparadscha sapphires at a time. But his luck changed this fall when he encountered a dealer in Asia...
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