Month: April 2021

Gem Focus – April 2021

Value of pyrite is as diverse as its use. While pyrite crystal specimens or pyritized fossils from famous localities would fetch thousands of dollars, small faceted pieces or beads would be sold in bulk for a few dollars only. Naturally, any custom jewelry piece would be valued based on the design and the designer, not the pyrite itself.

Colored Gemstone Market Trends in Uncertain Times Webinar Series: April 2021

Our guest is Roland Schluessel, FGA of Pillar & Stone International. Roland has built his business by supporting his trade clients with fine colored gems that he has sourced directly on location. His booth in Tucson is a favorite destination for GemGuide researchers because of his knack for recognizing popular trends in colored stones before they take shape.