Tag Archives: gem stones

A Good Sapphire or a GREAT One?   It’s all about the color! I saw a spectacular stone the other day on the hand of a young woman outside of Starbucks in Newport Rhode Island.  She was petting my puppy … Continue reading

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Today marks the last day of Elizabeth Gage showings this spring in the US. If you’re not familiar with Elizabeth Gage, she is the only living of the great jewelry designers of the 20th century.  She was (and still is) … Continue reading

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  As a jewelry designer, tourmalines are one of my favorite gemstones because they are so versatile.  You can get all sizes, shapes, faceted or cabbed.  They come in a rainbow of colors and their hardness is such that they … Continue reading

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