Gem & Jewelry Articles from JOGS Page 10

Blue Mountain Turquoise Features Artisan Created Knives March 27th, 2013

One of the more interesting ideas that we’ve come across at the JOGS show in 2012 was the matching of a homes’ stone decor to the items used in the same room…for example, Blue Mountain Turquoise explains how stone left over from your kithen’s countertops can be turned into handles for sets of knives–raising them… Read More

Abdul Gardezy’s ‘Brilliant Design’ and Fabulous Gems March 21st, 2013

Of course, we were very pleased to get a few minutes time with Abdul Gardezy of Brilliant Design, a jewelry designer extraordinaire. Perhaps the best term I can think of for his work is ‘over-the-top classic jewelry’ and when you see the amazing stones he has incorporated into his work, the phrase will be easy… Read More

Diamond jewelry and loose cut precious stones by Neotric Gems March 15th, 2013

My mission this for this year’s Tucson Gem and Mineral Show has been to find the hard-to-find, the unusual and the rare. Thankfully, my task is a relatively easy one, at least on the surface. As the visitor, whether buyer or exhibitor, to these annual shows knows; there are a million points of interest to… Read More

Al Zuni Global Jewelry and Spiny Oyster Jewelry March 14th, 2013

Each year, JOGS brings the best wholesale dealers to Tucson, along with their expertise and quality inventory. Al Zuni Global Jewelry has a history as a premier dealer in Native American jewelry, and they are proudly featured at the Southwestern Pavilion. When it comes to selecting jewelry, it is very important to be familiar with… Read More

Kachina Country of Milan, NM March 13th, 2013

Every year at JOGS, one of the best known trading posts in America brings the world a selection of beautiful and exotic Native American arts. Featuring a brilliant selection of kachina dolls and Native American jewelry from the tribes of the Southwest, Kachina Country is the place to find what you’re after. Whether you want… Read More

Beautiful Emeralds by El Refugio del sol March 12th, 2013

Just inside the west entrance at the Tucson Expo Center by Irvington and Palo Verde Roads, are some of the best emeralds to be found at the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show. Refugio Del Sol, one of the first booths you will come upon at the 10th Annual JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show. The booth… Read More

Cross Cultural Creations Brings Hill Tribe Designs to Tucson March 1st, 2013

As testament to the incredibly wide variety of exhibitors hosted at the Tucson Expo Center by JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show, we found a dealer here with a gorgeous selection of tribal jewelry as well as their own line of tribal inspired jewelry. This was a delight to find among all of the gems and… Read More

Amy Simon Jewelry – What’s popular this year? February 28th, 2013

For the past 7 years, one of my favorite exhibitors has graced the halls of JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show with their beautiful and sophisticated lines of jewelry. With their classic 18kt and diamond jewelry, and the stunning South Seas pearls, there is no mistaking Amy Simon with any other exhibitor at the show. For… Read More

Five Star Gems brings Alexandrite from India to Tucson Gem Show February 22nd, 2013

When you spend your professional life surrounded by beautiful gems and jewelry, it is all too easy to get a little jaded (sorry for the pun). What might draw ‘Ooohs’ and ‘Aaahs’ in any other circumstances, can begin to bring just a raised eyebrow, if even that. So, like the many thousands from around the… Read More

JOGS Celebrating its 10th anniversary February 22nd, 2013

With the almost overwhelming number of venues that make up Tucson’s annual Gem and Mineral Society’s huge event, it’s almost easy to forget that each one represents another independent show-within-a-show. One of the largest is celebrating its 10th anniversary—JOGS Gem & Jewelry Show 2013, promoted and organized by Vitaliy Mayzenberg. Located near Palo Verde and… Read More