Endless talk of all things sparkly.

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

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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

My Jewel Box

My Elongated Diamond Ring Collection

My collection — realizing I need more fingers This was the photo posted on Anderson’s Jewelers Instagram which I saw & bought the ring in the middle It is no surprise, if you’ve followed me for awhile you know my obsession with… Read More