Sarah Hyland in INTA Gems on the Red Carpet

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Sara Hyland, best known for her role as Haley Dunphey on ABC’s hilarious hit Modern Family, graced the red carpet at the Costume Designers Guild Awards wearing a a fab INTA Gems Aquamarine pendant with a gorgeous white silk floral dress. The Aquamarine and Diamond pendant was designed by INTA Gems’ designer Peter Young. She and other CDG Awards participants can be seen at InStyle.

Pretty in Pink

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Love is in the air this upcoming February as Valentine’s Day approaches. And what better way to express your love and affection than with a gorgeous pink sapphire and diamond jewelry! While many people associate sapphires with the color blue, pink sapphires have been gaining popularity in recent years. Due to their lovely color and generally excellent clarity, pink sapphires are now on par with blue sapphires in terms of their popular demand. They range in a wide variety of tones from baby pink to hot pink, all of which are equally attractive and hugely popular. Nonetheless, the ones with a more intense tone of color (i.e. hot pink) are rarer and thus command a higher price. What gives pink … Read More

Trip to Sri Lanka

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Recently Jerry Pheng Young went to Ratnapura, Sri Lanka to get a handful of new colored gemstones. This wonderful journey inspired Jerry share this amazing trip experience with you. Throughout history Sri Lanka has been known as the “Gem Island” because of their vast array of colored gemstones. In fact, Marco Polo once wrote that the area contains the best selection of natural sapphires, topazes, amethysts, and other colored gemstones. Additionally, the unique color, clarity, and luster of blue sapphires from Sri Lanka have made this region widely popular. These gorgeous stones have a hardness of 9 (on the Moh’s hardness scale), making them a perfect alternative to a diamond (10 on the Moh’s hardness scale). The sapphires from Sri … Read More