THE COLOR OF GOLD

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist Although some people think that all gold is yellow, gold is often alloyed with other metals to create gold

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DIVINELY DIVA

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist When the term “diva” was originally coined to mean the primary female singer in an opera company, women wore

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FOR THE SPORT OF IT

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist Essentially, the highly proficient watch known as a “chronograph” occupies the same place on wearers’ wrists that sport utility

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A CERTAIN RING TO IT

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist There has been a creative explosion recently in the ways that rings are designed and worn. While it remains

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Something Different

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist For those who already own a fine complement of white diamonds and want something unique, there are yellow diamonds.

Wisdom of Pearls

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist Women have adorned themselves with pearls for at least 5,000 years. Today, these lustrous orbs continue to occupy a

Absolutely Charming!

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist When it comes to selecting the perfect holiday gift for a young girl, few are better received than a

Style That Grabs You by the Throat

By: Jeffrey M. Bertman Graduate Gemologist There’s nothing subtle about the latest trend in necklace wear. Evoking some of the boldness of the oversized 90s,