Taking Care of Pearls

REMEMBER THAT A PEARL is not a rock. Pearls can keep their beautiful lustre for centuries, if their generations of owners are mindful how these jewels of the sea differ from other precious gem materials. Proper care of pearls is not difficult, for it is merely a matter of remembering that these gems are organic… Continue Reading

The 4Cs of Diamond Grading

This brochure will help you to understand the characteristics of diamonds and how they are graded. As gemmologists and diamond technologists we are happy to explain in person how the different characteristics of a diamond affects its prices. We can also suggest the best value diamond for your budget. Download the brochure Continue Reading

Demystifying Art Deco

The style we now call Art Deco was not known by that name until the term was coined in the 1960s. This sleek style of the 1920s and 1930s was called the Art Moderne or the Jazz style in its day. Its gestation period included the watershed event World War I (1914-1918). Prior to this… Continue Reading