Incredible 5,655 Carat Emerald

Globally renowned emerald supplier Gemfields has been a pioneer in restructuring the emerald market. Recently the company made an incredible discovery of a 5,566 carat emerald that emerged from their Kagem mine in Zambia. This is one of the largest rough emeralds ever discovered, and is sure to be auctioned at a record high price….
Read More

Creating the Alexandrite and Diamond Pendant

Alexandrite – “Nature’s Magic Trick” We have always loved Alexandrite because of its rarity and unique property of changing color. Alexandrite is often referred to as, “Emerald by day and Ruby by night” because of its color changing phenomenon. The finest Alexandrites show a strong bluish-green in daylight and purplish-red in incandescent lighting. Alexandrite is…
Read More

Incredible 5 Carat Blue Diamond Sells at Auction

Natural blue diamonds are the rarest color of diamond found on the Earth. Classified as type IIb Diamonds, blue diamonds have boron within their crystal structure that allows them to emit a bluish hue. They are found super-deep in the Earth’s mantle and are extremely tough to find. The most famous blue diamond is the…
Read More

Ammolite Broach

A Winged Nymph

Dennis deJonghe rediscovers a gem Written by Irina Missiuro. Originally published in the MJSA Journal.   Sometimes a designer sees a stone and is instantly inspired to create a piece. Other times, it may take a day, a week, or even 20 years to be inspired. When Dennis deJonghe of deJonghe Original Jewelry in Saratoga…
Read More

Oval Sapphire and Baguette Diamond Ring

deJonghe Original Jewelry and the story of the stones

WRITTEN BY MEGIN POTTER. PUBLISHED IN SIMPLY SARATOGA SPRING 2018 Within each of the pieces at deJonghe Original Jewelry, there is a story. From Unmatched Origins “The first thing when it comes to designing is inspiration. We’re bombarded with influences, especially today more so than years ago,” said Dennis deJonghe. The textures and forms of…
Read More

Argyle Everglow Fancy Red Diamond

Argyle Mine Pink Diamond Tender 2017

The Argyle Mine in Western Australia is known for its intense pink, red, and purple diamonds. These are the most rare colors to find naturally in diamonds. Every year, the owner of the mine – Rio Tinto – hosts a “tender” of their finest material found in that year. This year’s lot is the finest…
Read More

Ban on Burmese Rubies to be lifted

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.

Top
deJonghe Original Jewelry