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Is Bigger Better?

Posted by Ron Hansen on 15th Aug 2017

In the world of diamonds, the case for size can usually be made with large, high-quality gems - the bigger the better, or more to the point, the bigger the more valuable. But such was not the case for … read more

Peridot - The Birthstone of August

Posted by Ron Hansen on 22nd Jul 2016

August is around the corner and the peridot has been the month's birthstone since 1912. Peridot is an intriguing gem because it's not found in jewelry as much as many of the other birthstones, like di … read more

The Amora Gem's Dazzling Debut

Posted by Ron Hansen on 26th Aug 2015

 The Amora Gem's Dazzling Debut All that glitters is not diamond. Ron Hansen, Vice President of Operations of Gold & Gems, may have just as well adopted this … read more

The Amazing Amethyst - February's Birthstone

Posted by Ron Hansen on 25th Aug 2015

The Amazing Amethyst - February's Birthstone For those with a passion for purple, the amethyst is a mesmerizing semi-precious gemstone that was once worn in regal crowns and other s … read more