Jewelry Education

First Communion Gift Guide

by Quality Gem on April 10, 2015

First Communion is a special event in a child’s life, make it more memorable with a heartfelt gift. Here are some great ideas that fit every style and budget! Crosses Great for girls and boys. Crosses are a classic gift for a Communion that comes in a variety of styles and sizes.

3D Printed Jewelry

by Quality Gem on April 3, 2015

Jewelry Prize from Quality Gem at the C.H. Booth Library “Modeling for Makers” Event Our jewelry will be the main prize at the April 18th benefit to bring state of the art 3D printers to the Newtown Library. These printers will aide in the teaching of this important new technology. What You Win! This 18k white gold pendant has a striking […]

Nicole Barr Jewelry

by Quality Gem on March 28, 2015

New Designer Line! At Nicole Barr enamel is their passion. On each piece enamel is applied by hand to 18k gold or silver and complemented with diamonds and gemstones. View Our Enamel Jewelry >> What is enamel? True vitreous enamel, a technique made famous in the 1900’s by jewelers like Lalique, Faberge and Tiffany, is the […]

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 […]


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 […]