Archive for November, 2013

Natural Alexandrite Jewelry Sparkles Plenty

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

We just acquired these beautiful natural Alexandrite jewels from ABC Gems, our supplier who specializes in fine natural Alexandrites. For starters, the delicate pendant above features a round Alexandrite of excellent color change and clarity set in 18K white gold accented with diamonds. Alexandrite was originally discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia. A controversial story claims the […]

Imitation Gemstones– Buyer Beware

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

A client brought these three stones to our shop looking to sell them. She had purchased the stones while traveling and was under the impression the two 30 ct. greenish blue ones were aquamarines and the peachy pink stone was morganite. At Mardon, as gemologists, we always buy gems very carefully and only when we […]

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