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Antique & Vintage Jewelry

Top Ten of the BEST Rings Available at Joden

I love to brag about Joden to people who ask me about my favorite antique and vintage jewelry shops, because I know they’ll be happy to find out that not only do they have such a wide selection, but they constantly update their inventory online and on… Read More

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Obsessions

Gem Gossip Neck Party

I’ve enjoyed putting together this project to highlight the way we layer and stack our necklaces! So much inspiration and now I think we’ve all overextended our creativity, while adding more to our wish lists. Here’s a roundup of some of the posts — thanks to all who participated! Read More

Q & A Interviews

Q & A with Gemstone Experts of Pala International

After attending quite a few gem shows, you sort of get familiar with the dealers and begin to recognize the cream of the crop. I would most definitely put Pala International into this category; I sensed it right away actually! Their booth at AGTA in Tucson… Read More

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Giveaway with Ochre Objects

Omg I have been so wrapped up in all things baby, motherhood and trying to survive a newborn that I totally forgot that Gem Gossip turns 11 years old this month! Luckily the month isn’t over just yet and I didn’t completely forget — so I’ve put together a… Read More

Q & A Interviews

Q & A with Turquoise Expert & Star of Reality Series “Turquoise Fever”

  My father-in-law Lynn Otteson moved the family from Manassa, CO, around 1959 and began prospecting the hills of Central Nevada for turquoise. Throughout the past 60 years the family has acquired a vast number of claims producing some of the finest turquoise in the world… Read More

Jewelry Collection Stories

Jewelry Collection Stories — Liz Kantner

Our latest Jewelry Collection Story comes from Liz Kantner who has been a facet in the jewelry industry for quite some time and in many different roles.  I first met her through her time working at Todd Reed and would visit with her at Couture. She… Read More