How to Buy Pearls with Confidence

Of all the gemstones, the pearl is one of the most mysterious ones. Perhaps it is the fact that one term covers so many different types. If you have bought these “natural gems” at a department store before and found out that they were not what you really expected, we can help. We have put […]

Should You Buy Dyed Gemstones?

Look at this dyed-black cultured pearl necklace. It is gorgeous. Strung onto 32 inches of silk, you find 95 Japanese Akoya pearls. They measure between 7.5mm and 8.0mm. These cultured pearls display a beautiful luster and a black coloration coming from artificial dye. Now, compare this necklace to the Mikimoto Tahitian black South Sea pearl […]

6 June Birthstone Vintage Jewelry Ideas for Pearl Lovers

June is an exciting month for jewelry lovers. This month alone features three separate birth stones. The American Gem Society recognizes the pearl, Alexandrite and also Moonstone as suitable birthstone gifts. Peter Suchy Jewelers have put together a dramatic selection of pearls that anyone shopping for a June birthstone gift simply must see. Pearl Necklace […]