Famous Birthstone: October’s Sun-god Opal

There are three main types of opal: white, black and fire. Some precious opals emit spectral colors from every angle, each one quickly flashing and glowing as bright as the next. This phenomenon is called play-of-color and has enchanted people throughout the ages.


Pearl Jewelry Essentials: Five Easy Pieces

If you’ve never uttered the word “wardrobe” in the same sentence as “pearls,” now might be a good time to start.


A Conversation with Martin Katz – A Jeweler Like No Other

From micro-pave to mega-watt glam, jeweler Martin Katz dazzles Hollywood stars and titans of industry alike. In fact, you’ll spot his spectacular jewelry collections on many of the celebrities strolling the red carpet at the Emmy Awards this month.


How to Travel Brazil: Gemstones Edition

Brazil is a tropical locale well-known for exotic animals and plants, futból, sandy beaches, and jungle-clad mountains. Some of these mountains rise like monuments in the middle of cities, such as Sugarloaf Mountain in the ever-colorful and playful Rio de Janeiro. The country also contains the renowned Amazon River, not to mention superb gemstones in a kaleidoscope of saturated, luscious colors.


Famous Birthstones: The Rockefeller Sapphire

Blue sapphire has been a symbol of nobility and faithfulness for centuries. Traditionally worn by clergy and royalty, sapphire continues to hold its place as one of the “Big Three” gemstones today (with emerald and ruby being the other two).


Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration: Disney Jewelry for the Child at Heart

The first Disneyland Park, located in Anaheim, California, just turned 60 years old, and The Walt Disney Company is celebrating the anniversary with a year-long “Diamond Celebration”.

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