Lapis Lazuli

Rock of Ages One of the oldest known gemstones, lapis lazuli has been mined from the same location in the Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan for

Read More »

Kunzite

Pretty in Pink Oozing femininity and grace, pink stones have always had an alluring quality. You don’t need to be a girly-girl to appreciate something

Read More »

Gerrim

Citrine and Diamond Stunning teardrop citrine and diamond ring, enhancer and earrings, perfect autumn colours for the cooler months. Beautifully crafted in 9ct rose, yellow

Read More »

Ikecho Pearls

Cage Pendant   Sterling silver white 7.5-8mm round freshwater pearl cubic zirconia cage pendant with chain 45cm. Product code: IP498NS-CAGE   www.ikecho.com.au +61 2 9266

Read More »

Ellani Collections

Ellani Collections   The Ellani Collections 2017 Spring Summer release is now available and has been selling through very well for retailers Christmas orders. www.ellanicollections.com

Read More »

GJEPC elects new chair

Colin Shah, the founder of Schachter and Kama Jewellery, has been elected chairman of the Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the body that promotes the Indian jewellery industry. Vipul Shah, CEO of Asian Star Co., has been appointed the group’s vice chairman. “The new term at GJEPC starts amidst acute uncertainties due to …

GJEPC elects new chair READ MORE »

A new revolution in coloured gemstones: GemCloud brings the gemstone industry online

GemCloud technologies – focused on the coloured gemstone supply chain – transform gemstone inventories into a shareable digital interactive library, create a unique, secure, vetted and curated online marketplace and enable transparency and traceability. What if you could manage your entire business from a single dashboard or even sell while you sleep? With this intriguing …

A new revolution in coloured gemstones: GemCloud brings the gemstone industry online READ MORE »

CIBJO Blue Books free during COVID-19

With the international jewellery and gemstone industry grappling with the challenge of a worldwide economic shutdown, CIBJO has announced that it will no longer be charging for downloads of its Blue Book series of industry standards and nomenclature The CIBJO Blue Books are definitive sets of grading standards and nomenclature for diamonds, coloured gemstones, pearls,coral, …

CIBJO Blue Books free during COVID-19 READ MORE »

Lapis Lazuli

Rock of Ages One of the oldest known gemstones, lapis lazuli has been mined from the same location in the Badakhshan Province of Afghanistan for over 6000 years. Coloured an electric blue by the mineral lazurite, lapis has had a wide variety of uses over the centuries including carvings, jewellery, inlays, sculptures and pigments. A …

Lapis Lazuli READ MORE »

Kunzite

Pretty in Pink Oozing femininity and grace, pink stones have always had an alluring quality. You don’t need to be a girly-girl to appreciate something as magical as a brilliant pink gemstone. Named in honour of pioneering gemmologist Dr. George Frederick Kunz (1856 – 1932), Kunzite is the prettiest of the spodumene crystals in delicate …

Kunzite READ MORE »

Gerrim

Citrine and Diamond Stunning teardrop citrine and diamond ring, enhancer and earrings, perfect autumn colours for the cooler months. Beautifully crafted in 9ct rose, yellow and white gold. www.gerrim.com 1800 GERRIM

Ikecho Pearls

Cage Pendant   Sterling silver white 7.5-8mm round freshwater pearl cubic zirconia cage pendant with chain 45cm. Product code: IP498NS-CAGE   www.ikecho.com.au +61 2 9266 0636

Jade – Jadeite and Nephrite

      “…a symbol of prosperity, success and good luck…”         Throughout history gem minerals have been associated with different cultures and religions, admired for their beauty and prized for their protective and healing properties. Jade has a long lineage with prehistoric artefacts found in Asia, Europe, North and Central American …

Jade – Jadeite and Nephrite READ MORE »

King-Size Counterfeits

Lightning Ridge   Monarch Opals are a new type synthetic opal that have hit the market this year. Here we examine what they are and the impact they’re having on the opal industry.   Our national gemstone has been given a shakeup recently with the introduction of a synthetic opal called Monarch Opal. They appear …

King-Size Counterfeits READ MORE »

The Perfect Blue – Iolite, Topaz, Aquamarine, Kyanite and Tanzanite

Blue gemstones are synonymous with royalty, luxury and, quite frankly, good taste. Sapphire, a gemstone known for its rich velvety blues, is September’s birthstone however, there is an abundance of other blue minerals available in a variety of shades and tones. Made In Earth carries five blue gemstones as an alternative to sapphire; iolite, topaz, …

The Perfect Blue – Iolite, Topaz, Aquamarine, Kyanite and Tanzanite READ MORE »

Diamond in the Rough – Agate

The love of the hunt is a huge part of the fun and excitement for rock hounds, gem collectors and gemmologists trying to unveil that amazing specimen. Whether it’s looking through a parcel of polished stones, fossicking through clay and dirt, or picking over chunks of rough, you never know what you might discover. Agates, …

Diamond in the Rough – Agate READ MORE »

Ellani Collections

Ellani Collections   The Ellani Collections 2017 Spring Summer release is now available and has been selling through very well for retailers Christmas orders. www.ellanicollections.com ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”10000″]      

Scroll to Top