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”.Read More >>
With the changing colors of fall, we move from a spring color palette of lively tropical colors to rich earthy tones that speak of shorter days and favorite sweaters. For those who love the changing of the season, we’ve created an infographic pairing the Pantone colors of fall 2015 with some of our favorite gemstones.Read More >>
Some of the best vacation destinations and activities can be hard on your jewelry. Between the chlorine in the pool and the many layers of sunscreen that you apply, travel can take a toll on certain gemstones, especially more delicate ones such as pearls, turquoise and coral. Even the most durable gemstones like diamonds require some care to be taken to ensure they remain sparkling and undamaged.Read More >>
When it comes to jewelry design motifs, flowers are – pardon the pun – perennial favorites. These delicate creations inspire jewelry designers to capture their fleeting beauty into timeless jewelry. Because flowers are so rich in symbolism, they make for thoughtful gifts for your loved ones and you.Read More >>
The August birthstone is sometimes referred to as the extreme gem due to the fact that peridot is found in volcanic rock and meteorites. The word peridot comes from the Arabic faridat which means gem.
Do you have an August birthday and call peridot your birthstone? Celebrate this month in style with a look at one of the world’s finest peridot gems, The Green Goddess.Read More >>
July 29th marks the 125th anniversary of the passing of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890). GIA offers a tribute to the great artist by celebrating his beloved painting, The Starry Night, and its dazzling companion piece, the Starry Night Sapphire – a 112 carat star sapphire.Read More >>