Orange is spicing things up.

“Orange is the new pink.” For years, the jewellery industry has overlooked the vibrant hue in favour of more broadly appealing colours—such as millennial pink. Orange is now playing a much more important role, often as a key supporting player.  Look for designs featuring juicy spessartite garnets, orange sapphires, and orange gems paired with pink gems in combos that evoked the sunrise.

Emerald’s popularity has opened the door for more unusual greens.

Of the “Big Three” gems, there is no question which one currently reigns supreme. Emerald has transcended its reputation as an expensive, high-value stone to find itself a darling of the designer set.

 With the high-end flocking to Colombian and Zambian emeralds, availability has gone down while pricing has inevitably gone up. That supply-demand dynamic has opened the door to more unusual greens—demantoid garnets, tsavorite, peridot, minty green tourmaline, and sphene (sometimes described as “peridot on acid”!). No matter which shade speaks to you, green—say it with us—is good.


 Montana sapphires are a sure thing.

Blue-green sapphires from the Treasure State’s Rock Creek deposit are having a moment like no other with the popularity of their more unusual teal hues.

Mix-and-match is the trending pearl style.

The coolest, hippest, most on-point way to wear pearls today? Not alone. The lustrous gems work best when they’re strung on gold chains, dotted on hoop earrings, or combined with faceted coloured stones in settings that emphasize their versatility as well as their modernity. See the 50:50 pearl & precious metal necklaces in store.

 Anything—truly anything—goes!

The climate for coloured stones has never been hotter. Fuelled by the surge in interest in personalized style, the prospects for colour are getting better and better.

There’s still such a range of semiprecious that people are incorporating into fine jewellery, that, before, they never would have used such as malachite, lapis lazuli, red agate that’s been a really cool shift—to get the consumer to understand there’s value there even if it wasn’t something that had perceived value in the past.

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