Gemstone Blog

Stones Naturally Designed to be Sphere Stands

Posted by Roxi Beaton on

We all love the amazing look of a gemstone sphere. The beauty, the energy, the way it has the potential to brighten any room in your home or make the office so much more positive. 

The sphere stands that are available in the marketplace to house these beauties are, although cute, not nearly as gorgeous as the spheres themselves... what do you do? You look for inspiration in the mineral kingdom!

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Tumbled Stones: The Most Versatile of the Gems

Posted by Roxi Beaton on

When it comes to the world of gemstones, the tiny, tumbled stone treasure is the most versatile, underrated treasure in your arsenal! Like grains of sand on a beach, each piece is unique, but as a whole they create a unified landscape perfect for any space.

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Silver Cove Provides the Ultimate Go-Live Experience

Posted by Roxi Beaton on

Everyone is accustomed to shopping online, out of preference or necessity, but how can you get the instore experience from your living room? That interactive, friendly feel that allows you to connect with the associate while looking for an item that catches you eye isn’t usually associated with online shopping. Here is where Silver Cove shines! They took the online model and turned it on its head with their Go-Live Experience. They have partnered with social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok to prove live, interactive shopping experiences for gemstone and mineral collectors around the world with informative and knowledgeable...

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Update to Bidding Terms

Posted by Roxi Beaton on

Please note: We have updated our bidding terms to better serve our clients in a timely manner. The largest change is a clarification regarding our 14 day payment timeline. Persons with an overdue account will no longer be allowed to participate in any auctions until their account has been paid in full (all orders, not just overdue). In addition, all invoices will now be written off and a bidding ban enforced at day 19. Bans will range from 15-60 days for a first time forfeit, and a third occurrence will remove clients from shopping in our online auctions permanently. We...

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Becoming Citrine: The History of Heat Treating in Brazil

Posted by Melissa Robak on

The history of Citrine is so much bigger than the world we think of today. To understand and appreciate this beautiful stone, we must take a step back in time, to before the mineral industry existed in many parts of the world.

 

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