Category: Colored Stone Market

Colored Stone Market

The mood in the colored stone market became surprisingly subdued in March as business cooled rapidly after posting strong results during February gem shows. Dealers returning after the March Hong Kong show gave contrasting reports…

Colored Stone Market

The colored stone market is currently positioned for growth this year. Dealers have reported strong sales results at each of the major tests to date: Tucson, Hong Kong and Basel. Inspired by the trend, market…

Colored Stone Market

This past year revealed more signs that the industry is adjusting to the new dynamic that emerged as the economy recovered from the recession. Colored stone dealers are optimistic heading into the holiday season. Increasing…

Colored Stone Market

The timing of the U.S. Government shutdown is particularly damaging to small businesses and their customers that would be planning for the holiday season. Hong Kong Show reports record results but Chinese buyers far more…

Colored Stone Market

The market is seeing demand not only in the inexpensive unusual gems but also the rare exotics like alexandrite and Padparadscha. Recent Gübelin lab personnel fieldwork in Burma finds increased production in that gem sector…