It’s the year for ultra violet gems!

It’s the year for ultra violet gems!

I cannot believe it’s almost the end of July and I haven’t even talked yet about the Pantone color of the year! What’s the matter with me?! If you want more insight into Pantone and why they get to choose colors for entire year, read one of my very...
Semi-precious? Says who?

Semi-precious? Says who?

Today, I wanted to tackle another one of those terms the jewelry industry uses – “precious gemstones.” When I was studying to be a gemologist, I learned that diamond is the ultimate precious gemstone. In the land of colored stones, ruby, sapphire,...