White diamonds range from D-color and can go all the way down the alphabet. To grade a colored diamond is trickier. To find them is harder. To buy them, it can be outrageously expensive. After spending a few hours at…
The fall jewelry auctions in Geneva aren’t to be missed. On November 11th of this year, Sotheby’s will have the largest (12.03 carats) cushion-shaped fancy vivid blue diamond that was ever put to auction when Christies will unveil the largest…
The Amethyst is a purple quartz with a variety of violet hues ranging from mauve to deep purple. Matching very well with green stones and red gold, the Amethyst is used in many high jewelry pieces.
The Aquamarine is a fine stone in with a transparent blue shade sometimes green evoking the purity of the water. Often set in emerald cut pieces of jewelry, the aquamarine is fragile yet worn in big sizes.
Emeralds stones have always fascinated … Their color is intense, the rarity becomes even more rare day after day. Colombian emeralds are the most seeked. And some emeralds can even get to a higher value than diamonds.
Bringing full protection on the body and the mind, the smoked quartz is a protective stone easily recognizable. A light brown tone with a hint of grey that transforms and removes negative energy. Learn more about that stone.
Known for its bright colors and fine grains, the Agate stone can be found in a variety of rocks … but are most of the time volcanic.
The Rhodolite is a species of a mineral from the Pyrope Garnet variety. The shades range from light violet to pinkish red rising to deep red. The pinkish part of the Garnet family called Rhodolite means “rose stone” in Greek….
May 11th, Christies Private Sale presented in Geneva a unique piece resulting of a creative collaboration between Roland Iten and Claude Sfeir. The R60 Carat “Diablo” is a mechanical belt buckle set with a unique 60.66 carats cognac diamond.
Back in the 19th century, Chaumet founder created 26 symbolic stones following the twenty six letters of the alphabet for an ode to love triggering a power for creation to pass on a message.
Pearls are harder than stones to grade because the characteristics are very different. If you don’t know them, you can’t guess. Tahitian pearls are considered to be the one of the finest gems in the world.
Diamonds have always been sparkling and fascinating. What does trigger this phenomenon?
Pearls are the only gem that is alive but to make sure your pearl doesn’t die before you do, you need to take care of it.