May 27, 2015
In addition to our broad experience as International Gem Hunters, our team also includes, certified Gemologists and world class gemstone artists. Our highly experienced gemstone faceting team is encouraged to think outside of the box and to create their own faceting styles. Whether it is a fine Sapphire, a rare Sphene or a sparkling Blue Zircon, you will love what they create for you, and you can purchase with confidence, knowing that each gem is faceted to the highest standards.You can rest assured, that whether it is a $20.00 Citrine or a $50,000.00 fine Sapphire, your ‘Artinian Gem’, will be worthy of your finest design and setting.
As the world moves more and more towards environmental and social consciousness, buyers are now more than ever concerned about, conservation and fair-trade. Artinian Gems vision in this area starts with our gemstone cutting staff in Thailand. Each team member is trained and mentored in all aspects of gemstone cutting, as well as in broader, life skills. They are provided with a training materials that involve development of the whole person. They have educational opportunities for themselves as well as their families. Artinian Gems’ has always emphasized, environmental sustainability and ‘Fair-Trade’ gems. That is why we have created a close network of trusted, local artisanal miners and gemstone exporters who help us stay close to the source. Many of them have become family friends. So you can make your ‘Artinian Gem’ purchase with pride and the confidence that comes with knowing that lives are being benefited at every step.
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May 15, 2017
April 29, 2017
They summon us to eat, work, wake, pray and even gather; bells provide the music to the soundtrack known as life.
Back in February, when we went to Tucson, we discovered The Bell Collection. We were enamored by the display of dainty bells hanging from above, calling us to take a closer look at each one.
April 14, 2017
According to GIA, in 2015, Christie’s and Sotheby’s had reported an estimated $1.2 billion in gemstone and jewelry sales, in addition to the $70-$80 million by Bonham’s of London and Tiancheng in Hong Kong.
Gemstones and fine jewelry continue to set records at large auction houses by collectors all over the world. Gemstone collecting continues to grow in popularity and if you’ve wanted to start your own collection, but are unsure where to start, we’ve got a few tips on how to define a collection.