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.
There are many ways to approach collecting, and developing a collection based on color can be a great and interesting place to start. If you google “green gemstones”, you will be presented with at least 43 specimens that bear a green hue. Tourmaline alone comes in a wide variety of colors, but you can focus on as many shades of green as possible for your collection.
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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 01, 2017
As warm weather approaches, let's take a special moment of silence for earrings lost in the ocean, rings lost while gardening and all other jewelry lost and damaged while enjoying warm weather.
Know When to Remove Your Jewelry - These 4 tips will keep your jewelry safe from damage.