Styles

Welcome Pantone’s Color of The Year: Very Peri

By Isabelle Corvin, CG, Staff Gemologist at Panowicz Jewelers Pantone’s brand new color, “Very Peri” (17-3938). Image courtesy of Pantone. Pantone recently unveiled their new “Color of the Year” for 2022. And it truly is a new color! Very Peri (PANTONE 17-3938) is a color created by Pantone for the first time in the history of the Pantone Color of the Year educational color program. It blends blues and violets with an underlying splash of red in the mix. The name is based on the color periwinkle, a pastel color that’s soft and calming. “Periwinkle” is derived from the myrtle plant

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Three Hot New Trends to Kick Off 2022

By Kimberly Tate, Content Creator, American Gem Society and AGS Laboratories As 2022 begins, we’ve got our eyes on a fresh set of fashion and jewelry trends. Need inspiration for your “New Year, New Me” look? Here are three trends you won’t want to miss! 1. Nail Art Nail art allows jewelry to have endless possibilities when it comes to creating personalized looks! Nail art, which originally flourished in Black communities in the U.S., has become one of the most popular trends for Gen-Z and Millennials. If you scroll long enough on Instagram or TikTok, you will see how manicures

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Singing the Blues

By Danielle Barber, Suna Bros. I’ve got a bad case of the winter blues. December heralds shorter days and longer nights. There’s a chill in the air and frost underfoot as planet Earth tilts on its axis while twirling around the sun. But my kind of winter blues refers to two frosty-hued gemstones: blue zircon and tanzanite. December babies, celebrate! The last month on the calendar offers the largest birthstone selection, all of which happen to be in my favorite color…blue. Zircon offers an unexpected palette of cherry, amber, golden, green, and clear gems, but its electric blue is the

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AGS Jeweler Announces the First Diamond Expedition to the International Space Station

For the first time in space history, a commercial space flight is sending a limited number of diamonds to space, and you can reserve one for yourself! Working with NASA, Dianna Rae Jewelry is the first company to send diamonds on a mission to the International Space Station and back down to earth. Once the journey is complete, they will be made available for sale to the public. Each diamond will be numbered, laser engraved, and documented by AGS Laboratories. Every step of the way, you will get to track your diamond’s 10-million-mile journey as it makes its way to

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Find A Jeweler Week

Looking for some gift inspiration for the holidays? The American Gem Society (AGS) is launching “Find a Jeweler Week,” a campaign where we share fabulous fine jewelry on our Instagram stories from various AGS members. During the week of November 29–December 3, you’ll see beautiful pieces like these! Diamond heart pendant with chain by Carizza Diamond cluster earrings by David Connolly Blue sapphire ring by Sloane Street Emerald oval bracelet by United Color Gems Make sure to follow along and if something catches your eye, visit ags.org/FindaJeweler, and find an American Gem Society jeweler near you for your holiday shopping!

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Gifting 101: Beat The Supply Chain Woes

‘Tis the season to start thinking about gifting! This holiday season, it’s especially important to plan ahead to avoid any impending supply chain issues. According to Uneek, small businesses won’t be facing the same shipping and supply chain issues that large companies have been struggling with. So, if fine jewelry is on your shopping list, shop with a trusted AGS jeweler by finding a jeweler in your area!  Click here to read Uneek’s top three ways to make sure the season of giving goes as smoothly as possible.

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Our Top Five Instagram Posts in November

Throughout November, we’ve posted some incredible jewelry and gems that attracted a lot of attention! We’d like to spotlight a few that really stood out. Take a look at our top five Instagram posts so far, and if you see something that you’d like to add to your wish list, find an AGS jeweler near you! Paraiba Tourmaline Jewelry by Simon G Jewelry Circle Hoops by Kimberly Collins Gems Honey-yellow & Raspberry-pink Sapphire Rings by AG Gems Jewelry Designs by Goshwara Orange Sapphire Ring by Omi Privé

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