Endless talk of all things sparkly.

Books

Book Review: GEM the Definitive Visual Guide

Earlier this year I finally did something every American needs to do at least once in their lifetime: I visited Washington DC and the Smithsonian. I could have spent the entire day, from open until close, in the National Museum of Natural History–their National Gem &… Read More

Jewelry Road Trip series

Gem Gossip Visits Pippin Vintage Jewelry in NYC

Pippin Vintage Jewelry storefront — and off to the left, which you can almost see, Pippin Home which is their sister store, full of vintage decor, clothes and knick knacks What you see as you walk in the doorway–just like rummaging through… Read More

Jewelry Road Trip series

Gem Gossip Visits Greenwich St. Jewelers in NYC

Family jewels: sisters Christina and Jennifer, owners of Greenwich St. Jewelers Greenwich St. Jewelers loves their Beverley K. Collection–perfect if you love an antique look but want something brand new The Greenwich St. Jewelers… Read More

Shop My Picks

Jewelry Road Trip series

Gem Gossip Visits A La Vieille Russie in NYC

Window shopping in NYC is great, but you MUST check out the inside, don’t be afraid! Tell them you saw this blog post! Wow, first things I lay my eyes on after walking into the door–this incredible opal necklace. Read More

Auctions

Gem Gossip Visits Heritage Auctions in NYC

What is so special about all of these pieces?! They were once owned by Shirley Temple! Heritage Auctions has a collection of Shirley Temple’s jewelry that will go up for auction December 5th-6th Outside the Heritage Auctions offices in NYC… Read More

Jewelry Shows

Metal & Smith Jewelry Show Debuts in NYC with Much Enthusiasm

Some unique rings by Ilana Ariel Collections, based out of NYC Was so floored by the beautiful designs of Margery Hirschey Fine Jewelry, obviously a fan of opal, who is based out of Colorado… Read More