Jewelry Education

Favorite Golden Globe’s Jewelry

by Quality Gem on January 8, 2015

The red carpet at the Golden Globes is known for elegance and style. Most importantly we get to see all the beautiful mouth watering jewels! With the award show just around the corner we decided to share some of our favorite looks.

Diamonds Diamonds Diamonds

by Quality Gem on December 16, 2014

Diamonds dancing in our showroom! White, yellow, or rose gold… Trendy or classic… Sleek or elaborate… We have them all!  

Colorful Gemstones

by Quality Gem on December 10, 2014

Huge Selection of Colored Gemstones! We have one of the most extensive and unique collections of colored gemstones in Connecticut!

Fancy Colored Diamonds

by Quality Gem on November 25, 2014

What is a Fancy Diamond? Fancy diamonds have impurities and structural defects which create a stunning variety of different colors. The more intense the color the more rare and valuable the diamond. Yellow, brown, and black are the most common colored diamonds, followed by pink and blue. Red, green, purple, and orange are more rare. The Hope diamond, known […]

Sapphires

by Quality Gem on November 10, 2014

Color Everyone knows sapphires are blue. Did you know sapphires also come in a wide range of colors including pink, violet, yellow, orange, purple and green. They can even appear colorless or black.

Fashionably Nickel Free

by Quality Gem on October 17, 2014

What are metal allergies? People who are allergic to certain metals can experience an allergic reaction known as contact dermatitis.  Nickel is one of the most common causes of contact dermatitis,  which is an itchy rash that appears on the skin.  You can develop it at any time in your life.  Some people only experience it in […]

Fire Opal Facts

by Quality Gem on October 10, 2014

What is a Fire Opal? Many people are surprised to know this vibrant orange gemstone is a unique part of the lush world of Opals. Due to their striking, saturated color and faceted cut they don’t resemble the traditional idea of an opal. What makes it an “Opal”? This is typically the first question that […]

Famous Rubies

by Quality Gem on July 10, 2014

The Carmen Lúcia Ruby A spectacular 23.1-carat Burmese ruby, set in a platinum ring with 2 triangular-cut diamonds totaling 2.38 carats. This magnificent ruby was a gift to the Smithsonian and the people of the United States in 2004 from Dr. Peter Buck, in memory of his wife, Carmen Lúcia Buck, who was born in Brazil […]

Famous Emeralds

by Quality Gem on May 9, 2014

Elizabeth Taylor… …received a number of exquisite pieces of emerald jewelry from Richard Burton during their time together. A magnificent emerald and diamond brooch that he gave her as an engagement gift is one of her favorites. For the wedding present he complemented it with a matching emerald and diamond necklace which could be used […]

First Holy Communion Gift Ideas

by Quality Gem on April 23, 2014

Classic Cross In yellow gold, white gold or silver                   Rosary Bracelet Cultured pearls in silver or yellow gold