Zodiac-inspired Jewelry: Taurus

Loyal? Patient? Dependable? If that sounds like you, then you’re probably a Taurus, and we have some jewelry to go with your birth sign.

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The Apple Watch: Tech Gadget Meets Fine Jewelry

The Apple Watch is one of the most anticipated products of 2015. Considering all the excitement around it, GIA thought it would be fun to take a closer look at it from a gem and jewelry perspective.  Read our round-up of the details that make this watch more than just the sum of its parts.

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What We Saw at the 2015 Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows

If you love gems and jewelry, you will find Tucson, Arizona particularly fascinating.

Thousands of gem dealers, jewelry enthusiasts, and rock and mineral fans descend upon this picturesque desert city every February to tour the more than 40 shows offering dazzling collections of gems, jewelry, and minerals from every corner of the globe. The public comes to “ooh” and “ahh” at a rainbow of gems coloring display cases and trendy jewelry, while buyers and sellers get down to business at industry-only shows.  

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The Ultimate Easter Egg Hunt – Fabergé Imperial Eggs

What better way for a jewelry connoisseur to celebrate Easter than with a Fabergé Imperial Easter egg hunt?

Between 1885 and 1917, master jeweler Peter Carl Fabergé (1846 – 1920) and his staff of around 500 craftsmen created just 50 of his treasured eggs for the tsars of Russia as Easter gifts. The Romanovs, specifically the Russian Imperial Families of Alexander III (father) and Nicholas II (son), were spellbound by these artistic marvels, and Fabergé sought to make each new creation surpass the previous.

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Auction Report: Gemstones of Fall 2014

Gemstones of all colors made an impressive showing at fall auctions. Two Art Deco bracelets, one Cartier famed Tutti frutti style and one Egyptian revival style, are included in the colorful snapshot below. Take some time to browse the variety of jewelry featuring rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, and let this gem parade brighten your day by sparking your gemstone jewelry imagination.

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Zodiac-inspired Jewelry: Aries

Those born under the astrological sign of Aries (March 21 -  April 19) are thought to be independent, enthusiastic, and courageous – and such a group would naturally want jewelry that is just as unique.

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