19 April 2017
Coloured gemstone specialists are enticing collectors and jewellers with their fine selection of exceptional stones.

19 April 2017
Saying that it is bringing a new level of transparency into the gemstone industry, Gübelin Gem Lab recently presented a technology that enables it to trace an emerald’s provenance and other relevant information such as where and when the gemstone was mined.

19 April 2017
Their spectacular brilliance and gorgeous colours have made tsavorite and peridot among the most popular coloured gemstones in the market today. Just take a look at Paul Wild’s exceptional peridot necklace – the Flower Fairy chain and pendant – and its stunning tsavorite necklace layout. In this feature, industry insiders tell us why they are upbeat about the demand prospects for these gemstones.

17 March 2017
Gemstone traders and jewellery manufacturers are anticipating stable demand for tourmalines in 2017, thanks to the stone’s inherent charm and versatility.

16 March 2017
In October 2016, a new sapphire rush saw approximately 50,000 miners flocking to an area about 35km south-east of Ambatondrazaka in Madagascar. It was still ongoing in February 2017 when I visited it. According to many Sri Lankan gemstone merchants who have been visiting Madagascar regularly for the past 20 years, the new deposit produced in less than six months more fine large blue sapphires of over 50 carats and padparadschas of over 20 carats than the whole of Madagascar in the last 20 years.