Shukan is the company’s new director of sales and development.
Yogo Mine in Montana, which produces the popular Yogo sapphires, was dormant for nearly four decades.
In a Q&A, founder Geoff Dominy shares WGF’s plans for training a generation of gemologists in gem-producing countries in Africa.
Some sapphires gain orange or yellow coloration when exposed to incandescent light, according to a recent lab note.
Finalist designs featured gemstones from Columbia Gem House and were auctioned off for charity.
The designer debuted a capsule collection with fashion brand Alejandra Alonso Rojas.
They will be available exclusively at the retailer through Valentine’s Day 2023.
The 59th Ace It event is scheduled for Jan. 29 and 30 at the Tucson Convention Center.
In the spirit of an advent calendar, “Gems to Help Ukraine” will sell a stone a day through Dec. 24 on the Nomad’s Instagram account.
Debuting today, it is open to Provenance Proof blockchain users.
Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator’s highlights include a chrome tourmaline ring, a giant opal necklace, and an American mined stone.
The Cultured Pearl Association of America held its 13th annual International Pearl Design Competition this fall.
It’s only the third time since 2003 that a carving has been named Best of Show.
Join experts Orasa Weldon, Danny Sanchez, and Jeff Mason on Tuesday, Nov. 15.
Sotheby’s estimates the piece, pulled from the sunken Nuestra Señora de Atocha, could sell for $50,000-$70,000.
Senior Editor, Gemstones, Brecken Branstrator shares takeaways from her second trip to Tanzania and Kenya.
It features the jewels submitted to MJSA’s Responsibly Sourced Design Challenge.
Its new “Made in Color” collection features lab-grown emeralds, sapphires, and rubies in 14-karat gold.
The collaboration, meant to advance the sourcing of and education about natural pearls, provides many benefits to the trade.