and colored gemstone jewelry
has hit the big time… again. As with the weather, this jewelry
combination will get hot – and then cool down. A look back at both the
recent and ancient history of jewelry shows us that this shiny metal never
goes out of style.
and colored gemstone jewelry is versatile, durable, and beautiful. Those
are good attributes for any genre of personal accessories, but especially
so for jewelry.
have switched much of their production to silver. Consumer demand, fueled
by affordability, is a primary reason.
often produce their jewelry pieces in silver. Today’s studio artists
produce many beautifully styled and wrought pieces working in silver.
American jewelry artisans In Arizona and neighboring states produce
beautiful, fashionable, quality jewelry… in both modern and classic
have referenced silver jewelry in these newsletters numerous times. The
frequency of these references has increased, seemingly with the steady and
tremendous increase in gold prices.
should clean your jewelry pieces more than occasionally. A good quality silver
cleaning solution, made for dipping jewelry into works fine for smaller pieces.
silver is the standard for beautiful high-quality silver jewelry.
and colored gemstone jewelry is today’s affordable fine jewelry.
Top - Amethyst oval in Sterling ring
Next - Artisan designer piece in Sterling
- Sterling silver cross with colored gemstones
- Sterling silver bracelet with colored gemstones
- Sterling silver starburst pendant showing colored gemstone
compatibility - vendor's photo
Special Offer - Amethyst Cushion with excellent color
Next - World's
Next - Dealer Product Image - Chrome Diopside and White
Topaz Ring in Sterling
Last - Dealer Program Image - Pink Spinel and Sterling
A Google search using keywords such as sterling
silver jewelry or gemstone silver jewelry can return some very interesting
information and websites.
Here is this month's special gem deal. I have a good selection
of AMETHYST gems in inventory. A variety of colors, shapes, and sizes are
available... but only this one with the specifications listed below.
We keep gem prices low by buying quality gemstone rough
worldwide, and having the rough material cut by our gem cutters in Asia.
Gem Industry News
World’s Largest Emerald... Or Not
and other news sources are reporting that The “world’s largest emerald” may not be all emerald. The 57,500-carat stone is quite possibly a mix of emerald and colorless beryl… whereas emerald is beryl containing and deriving its color from chromium or
This stone has been dyed so it’s possible that at least part of it could be dyed white
“I’m positive it contains emerald but I’m not sure how much of it is emerald,” said Jeff Nechka, the gemologist who appraised the stone. He is the proprietor of Premier Gems, located in Calgary, Alberta.
The "world's largest emerald" was scheduled to be sold at auction on January 28th. However the stone did not sell... and then the owner was arrested in Kelowna, B.C., in connection with alleged multiple fraud offences that took place in Ontario, and are thought to not be connected with the emerald.
Gem Shows Time
By the time you read this, we will be at the Tucson Gem Shows. We will
be visiting some old friends and meeting new ones. .. and we'll do a little
business along the way.
While we will visit almost every booth at the AGTA and GJX shows, we will
also visit friends at other shows during the Jump Start, along I-10, off Palo
Verde Road, and other
locations in buildings, tents, and vacant lots.
If you are attending, send us an email... maybe we can get together over some
good Mexican Food.
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