Archive for March, 2009

Fascinating World War I Era Wristwatch

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

I recently had the pleasure of appraising this interesting watch.

Jewelry Insurance 101– Should I Insure My Jewelry?

Friday, March 27th, 2009

The results of an insurance appraisal we did recently answer this question emphatically.

Why It

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Many people buy jewelry, put it on and never take it off, even to clean it, not realizing that they can damage or wear out their jewelry by not cleaning it thoroughly on a regular basis. The wedding set shown illustrates one problem we see frequently with diamond jewelry.

Michelle Obama

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

Check out this headline,

840 pound Emerald

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

The saga of this unusual gem specimen has only just begun.

Emeralds at the Oscars

Tuesday, March 10th, 2009

For a good description of the Emeralds worn by Angelina, along with good information about all the jewels worn by the stars, check out this link http://www.agta.org/pressroom/200903-agta-newsflash.html#oscarscolors

The Impact of Enhancements on the Value of Gems

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

I attended a meeting last November of the Orange County GIA Alumni to hear Richard Drucker speak. His firm, Gemworld International, and the AGTA Gemological Testing Center co-sponsored the Inaugural World of Gems Conference, held Sept. 2008 in Chicago. In February, we finally received Gemworld

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