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Gem & Jewelry Articles from JOGS

Arkansas houses a little hole in the ground with big treasurers… which you can keep. May 15th, 2014

The “Crater of Diamonds” park in Arkansas is a 37.5 acre stretch of land that attracts masses of tourists every year looking to take home a piece of the parks diamond treasurers. This park is the only diamond area in the USA which is open to the public and is the 8th largest diamond deposit… Read More

Thinking about buying gold? This tip will save you money and get you on the right track!! May 15th, 2014

The main factor to consider while buying gold is how many karats(stamped on the piece as ‘k’ or’kt’) the gold jewelry you are buying is. Gold usually comes in 10,14,18 and 24 karat gold. 24 kt being the purest, most expensive and shiny but simultaneously the most malleable. My recommendation would be to buy 18… Read More

The World Diamond Council Board felt it was time to elect new leaders to guide it in the right direction. May 14th, 2014

A new President, Vice president, and treasurer have all been added to continue to lead the World Diamond council on the right path. The head of the Royal Asscher diamond company of Netherlands, Edward Asschar, will be the new President. The vice president position will be given to Andrew Bone, head of government and industry… Read More

Sotheby’s sells a rare brilliant, beautiful stone for $16 million May 14th, 2014

Sotheby’s broke there own record this year compared to there 2011 Geneva show by selling there brilliant 100.9 carat daffodil-yellow diamond ring for $16 million dollars. This beautiful piece, called “Graff vivid yellow” brought in more money more than the 110 ct. “Sun drop” yellow diamond which brought in $12.3 million dollars at there 2011… Read More

After selling sham jewelry for 16 years, culprit finally comes clean May 13th, 2014

According to National Jeweler Magazine, a 47 year old New York Jeweler, Paul Blarr, admitted to selling counterfeit jewels at his two businesses: RSNP Diamond exchange and Amherst Diamond exchange. Blarr pleaded guilty as charged with 1 count of “scheme to defraud” and 10 counts of “grand larsony.” $630,000 and 89 victims later, he now… Read More

40.5 ct Golconda Diamond headlining Auction in Hong Kong May 13th, 2014

A rare diamond necklace called “The eye of Golconda” is headlining the Hong Kong show.  This necklace features the largest Golconda diamond to ever be auctioned off  in Asia, 40.5 kt, along with a smaller Golconda diamond, 6.76 ct, as well as emeralds. This necklace can be yours for 8.5 million- 10 million dollars, the… Read More

Ivory for Art at JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show February 10th, 2014

Ivory for art, run by the owner William, makes beautiful and original pieces from elephant ivory piano keys which he purchased many years ago in London. This is a one of a kind booth with unique jewelry at a very reasonable price.

Silvex at JOGS Tucson Gem & Jewelry Show February 10th, 2014

Silvex presents us with all USA made .925 or above high quality sterling silver pieces. All pieces are of the highest quality silver and have the lowest price tags you can find. Chief Operations Manager Jenna Forte also introduces her 2 other silver collections: Twisted Blade, hip-rock star jewelry and Feroni, jewelry pieces with Swarovski… Read More

Eldorado Sapphire Company at JOGS Show February 9th, 2014

Eldorado Sapphire Company shows off beautiful Loose Sapphire stones in a variety of colors all caught here in the USA along the Missouri river. These stones are special because of there beautiful color. Once cut, the color becomes unique and gorgeous.