STEPHEN AVERY: DIRECTOR OF LIGHT When it comes to gemstone cutting, the touch of a master cannot be taught. Stephen Avery's work is an outstanding example of how that touch transforms a technical task into an art form. [...]
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The Colorful World of Rose Gold Jewelry We adore rose gold. A look at Adam’s portfolio might have lead you to suspect his warm feelings for this blushing alloy. From fashion, to beauty and even extending to tech, rose gold has been basking in the spotlight [...]
Bubbles & Baubles Event Saturday, May 5th from 4pm-6pm You are invited to a fabulous afternoon of Bubbles & Baubles! Join us Saturday May 5th at 4pm for a guided champagne tasting lead by sommelier Michaela Hightower. Learn about bubbly tasting techniques, stories of famed champagne houses, and discover Adam’s new Peach Gold. RSVP early as space [...]
2018 Treasures of Tucson Event Saturday, February 24th or Sunday, February 25th 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Join us for a seated gemstone presentation featuring jewels from the world's largest gem show in Tucson, Arizona. Discover new gem finds, rare collector stones, and other delights, all at special industry prices. Select gemstones to add to your collection or to design a custom [...]
Life in Stone - An Exploration of Fossilized Gemstones The geological wealth of our world, including jewels and minerals, is typically considered to be quite separate from organic life. Some exceptional fossilized gemstones, however, peel away time to defy this categorization by showing us life in stone. Fossil gemstones are a captivating window into the past, formed when minerals replace the organic [...]
The Cosmos Collection What we can see of the universe has fascinated, inspired, and humbled man throughout history. As humans, our days may be filled with technology and culture, which seem to elevate us in the natural world. When we gaze into the night sky however, this truth is undeniable: Our presence in the universe is vanishingly small, yet we are a part [...]
Ethiopian Opal For their lively light-play and rainbow colors, opals are unlike any other gemstone. One of four so-called phenomenal gemstones, opals exhibit a unique light interaction called opalescence, created by perfectly ordered spheres of silica, which diffract light with a magical flourish. The gem has strong ties to the continent of Australia. Throughout the 20th century, upwards of 95% of all [...]
The Art of Adornment Humans have been adorning themselves with treasure since long before recorded history. The spirit which moved our ancestors to fashion beads from Nassarius shells 100,000 years ago still captures the human imagination. Beginning with the iron age and extending to present day, culture has developed parallel to a growing knowledge of metal, unlocking advances in jewelry-making along with [...]
2017 San Francisco Holiday Event Saturday, November 18th 2017, from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m Thanks to all who joined us for the 2017 San Francisco Holiday Event, a dazzling holiday jewelry party. Adam unveiled his 2017 Couture Collection especially for Northern California collectors at the JCB Tasting Lounge in the Ritz-Carlton San Francisco. For more information about [...]
The Jewels of TEFAF New York 2017 The TEFAF New York 2017 art and collectibles show presented a thrilling selection of some of the world's finest creative and historical works of art. TEFAF welcomed connoisseurs to view this year's carefully vetted exhibition from October 27th - November 1st. Adam flew to NYC for the renowned show. He was delighted and inspired by [...]