Fall for Autumn Gems
Nature gives us a brilliant palette of color-changing leaves and a spectacular kaleidoscope of colorful sunsets during the fall season.
Designs from Erica Courtney
Award-winning jewelry designer Erica Courtney presents four of her creations.
Finds from the Secondary Market
Dave Bindra shows some noteworthy pieces he obtained on the secondary market and shares his thoughts on the state of the colored stones market.
Pink Topaz from Pakistan
Pakistan has begun to produce fine gem-quality pink topaz.
An Update on Imperial Topaz from the Capao Mine, Minas Gerais, Brazil
The Capao mine is one of the oldest and most productive fully mechanized Imperial topaz mines in the historic Ouro Preto area of Minas Gerais, Brazil.
The Rutilated Topaz Misnomer
An examination of so-called "rutilated topaz."
Altering the Color of Topaz
A review of the various techniques in use today to change colorless topaz to a variety of hues.