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Once in a Blue Moon

Once in a Blue Moon

"Once in a Blue Moon - A look at the rare Blue Moon Diamond" Once in a Blue moon a diamond comes along that is so beautiful (and blue) that it gets named.  The Blue Moon Diamond is a sensational 12.03-carat fancy vivid blue internally flawless diamond. It is one of...

My Custom Jewelry Design Process

My Custom Jewelry Design Process

Custom Design Most of what I do is custom and one-of-a-kind so I thought I’d take a moment to discuss how this works here at Artisan Jewelers. Creating a custom piece for the first time can be a daunting goal if you are unfamiliar with the process. Note- I do not...

Looking for Design Ideas?

Looking for design ideas? Or maybe you have seen something somewhere and want to browse similar styles? Below is a link to a jewelry manufacturer – I generally use them for packaging but if something piques your interest I can order it in for you to view – at no obligation to you.

Please keep in mind that this is NOT my work.

Established in 1931, GIA is the world’s foremost authority on diamonds, colored stones, and pearls. Do you want to learn more about diamonds on your own?

More than a century ago, in 1906, Jewelers of America was founded by jewelers for jewelers, with a desire to advance the professionalism and ethics of the jewelry industry. I have been a member for over twenty years and they also have information for the public that is worth checking out.

Click here to visit Jewelers of America.

Need a Second Opinion?

Have you purchased something on vacation and want a second opinion? Or maybe it was handed down to you through a family member? What is it? Below is a link to a gem laboratory that can assess your jewelry or gemstone.