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Jules Roger Sauer, the onetime refugee who built Brazil’s Amsterdam Sauer into an internationally recognized gemstone giant, died Feb. 1, according to a statement from the International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA). He was 95. Born in 1921 in France, Sauer—then a student in Belgium—fled...

Rob Bates | February 10, 2017
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There's that peridot again, coming out of its shell to greet the spotlight Pantone shone on it for 2017. Coincidence? Perhaps. But even if the current Color of the Year were black, these stunners from Goshwara's G-One collection would still be amazing. There's an air of luxe-casual to...

Brittany Siminitz | February 6, 2017 | On Your Market
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In mid-January, I interviewed designer David Yurman—a gem lover of the highest order—at his headquarters in Manhattan’s Tribeca neighborhood. Fairly quickly, the conversation turned to the Tucson gem shows. Yurman is a big deal at the annual trade gathering; when he passes through town, whispers...

Victoria Gomelsky | February 5, 2017 | Off the Chain

American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) has gotten more industry support for its campaign to fight the rise of silicosis in the gemstone industry. Silicosis is a debilitating and potentially fatal disease that results from the inhalation of airborne silica dust. The dust is sometimes released...

Rob Bates | February 2, 2017
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“Statement earrings can’t be limited to just one color. The more the merrier!” —Contributor Randi Molofsky   Long, lean, and lovely—Jane Taylor captures the spirit of spring in a perfect pair of shoulder-dusting stiletto earrings. ($8,525, janetaylor.com)   Greece was...

Randi Molofsky | January 31, 2017

TRENDS Kermit the Frog famously lamented that “it’s not easy being green.” Well, Pantone just made it a little easier. The color authority has selected Greenery—one of its top 10 spring 2017 shades—as its Color of the Year for 2017. (A few past picks: 2014’s cheery Radiant Orchid, 2015’s...

JCK Magazine | January 31, 2017

Get ready for Tucson Gem Week with @dabindra: Self-described “gemologist, globe-trotter, and treasure hunter” Dave Bindra unearths some of the most stunning and unexpected stones (Tanzanian malaya garnet!) you’re likely to ever see. Rock on!   Bindra and his trusty loupe...

Melissa Rose Bernardo | January 31, 2017
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In December, Katherine Bodoh, currently deputy executive director of the American Gem Society, was chosen to head the group and its diamond lab, replacing Ruth Batson, who announced her retirement in February. Here, Bodoh talks with JCK about her plans for the group. —RB JCK: What are your...

Rob Bates | January 30, 2017
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As you read this, I’ll be communing with nature in Sedona, Ariz., where I’m taking a two-day break before heading to Tucson for the annual gem shows. While I’ll spend most of my time at the JW Marriott Tucson Starr Pass Resort & Spa, home to the JCK Tucson show, I’m also planning to hit up the...

Victoria Gomelsky | January 28, 2017 | Off the Chain
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The human form has long served as a (sometimes surreal) source of inspiration for jewelry designers—think lip rings and evil-eye amulets—but this season, it’s all about the face. Stay ahead of the game with comedy-tragedy masks, smiling Buddhas, shadowy silhouettes, and more. Talk about expressing...

JCK Magazine | January 26, 2017
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