Colored gemstones are very popular in jewelry today. They are an integral part of fine fashion jewelry, bridal sets and even men's pieces. One designer has gone beyond his luxury jewelry to create original fashion from his beautiful gemstones. Read More
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MYTHICAL MOGOK & ITS MINES
Rubies and sapphires from Mogok in Myanmar (Burma) have been prized throughout history. To seek out these and other precious gems, a group of 18 gemologists, gem traders and other lovers of adventure set out on an unforgettable journey to this mythical land. Read More
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE HONG KONG SHOWS
The largest gem and jewelry show in the world is held in March in Hong Kong. Sponsored by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council, it features twin venues, one for jewelry and one for colored gemstones, diamonds and pearls. This year, the show attracted not only a record number of exhibitors but also a record number of visitors. Read More
DESIGNER JEWELRY'S TOP TWELVE TRENDS FOR 2017
The jewelry universe is very diverse, especially when it comes to designer jewels, which offer a wide variety of styles and inspirations specific to the individual creators. Here, we offer our take on the top twelve trends categories for jewelry in 2017 as well as the main minor categories. Read More
ADRIENNE'S JEWELRY PICKS FOR 2017
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The book, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, written by Ernest Hemingway and published in 1936, made the snow-covered peak a household name. But the book barely scratched the surface of the famous mountain and the secrets that lay beneath. Read More