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Ban on Burmese Rubies to be lifted

President Obama's recent visit to Myanmar resulted in talks to lift financial and trade sanctions against the country. This is big news for the jewelry industry due to the long standing ban against precious rubies from their mines.
IND1059 Platinum Moonstone Diamond and Sapphire Earrings

Platinum Moonstone Earrings

One of the more technically challenging projects, these new platinum moonstone earrings are quite the showpiece. The inspiration for these earrings began with the main gemstones involved – watery blue custom cut moonstones.
IND0990 Pink Spinel Ring

Spinel Added as August Birthstone

The beautiful gemstone Spinel has been added as an additional birthstone for August, joining Peridot. The announcement was made by Jewelers of America and the American Gem Trade Association.