March 6, 2015

NC jeweler arrested for replacing stones with fakes

Greensboro, N.C.–Antonio Pietrantozzi, the owner of Custom Jewelers Gallery in Greensboro, is facing felony charges after he allegedly replaced real diamonds and gemstones with simulants in […]
January 28, 2015

February Birthstone

Amethyst Amethyst, the gemstone believed by ancient Greeks and Romans to ward off the intoxicating powers of Bacchus, also is said to keep the wearer clear-headed and quick-witted.  […]
December 3, 2014

December Birthstone

The three birthstones associated with December are Tanzanite, Zircon, and Turquoise Tanzanite Discovered in the late 1960s in Tanzania, and found exclusively in this tiny area of the world, tanzanite exhibits […]
November 18, 2014

November Birthstone

Two gems are appropriate for November birthdays – Topaz and Citrine. Topaz Topaz is a gemstone available in a rich rainbow of colors. Prized for several thousand years in antiquity, […]