are the changes to look for on the All That Glitters Website for August 2015:
This Month's Special: Blue
Zircon Ring with 2 Diamonds
confuse Zircon with Cubic Zirconium - Zircon is indeed a real gemstone and can
be available in a wonderfully beautiful blue color, such as this piece here!)
This Month's Gem News: World's
Most Expensive Coloured Gem Sells for $30M
Sunrise Ruby has become the world's most expensive coloured gemstone, selling
for $30m at auction.
More and View the Video…
Newly Faceted or Photographed Gemstones:
Our Unique Cat's Eye Yellow Beryl has been studied by GIA and
will appear in two different editions of Gems & Gemology!
Oregon Sunstone Carved/Sculpted (almost 7cts) by Award Winning
Artist is not available and a must see!
Russian Tourmaline Crystal (26+cts) from the Malkhan Gem
Tourmaline Deposit in Transbaikalia
We have added a few movie clips of a few gems: Large Color
Change Diaspore, Large Paraiba Blue Apatite, Oceanview California Kunzite,
12+ct Carved/Sculpted Ametrine, Large Burmese Peridot, 4+ct Round Tanzanite, and an impressive Sapphire/Diamond Ballerina Ring.
We have added the provenance of the French Bronze Belt Buckle
found at the Battle of Waterloo - that area has just celebrated 200 years since
that battle as of last month!
10 (yes, 10!) Alpaca Fashion Earrings (mixed styles) for only
$100 including shipping/insurance - closeout
A 3+ct Tanzanite was mis-priced and is now far lower in price…
Amethyst Ganesh, weighing over 42cts and from the All That Glitters Collection
with Rainbow/Iridescent Inclusions written up in Gems&Gemology Magazine -
shaped Oregon Sunstone with Schiller, weighing 4.21cts
2.04ct Reddish Orange Unheated Sapphire
has been Certed by GIA
out the Wonderful HACKMANITE (must see!) -
our last one; deposit is not producing - ours is a high quality gem
large 6+ct Burmese Peridot
Very fine Certed (GIA)Natural Alexandrites weighing 1.03ct with a unique color
change is available and at a wonderfully low
Rare Faceted Amethyst from Morocco with Enhydro(water/gas)
ORANGE Mahenge Spinel - have never seen one like this before!
Rare Pad-Colored Burmese Spinel
Shifting Unheated Madagascar Sapphire
Unusually Colored Sapphire from a new find in Nigeria (looks like a Cobalt
Magenta Pink Oval Sapphire
Clear Cat's Eye Moonstones with VERY Sharp Eyes
Opal - Lots of Color Play
Quartz with aesthetically pleasing and very collectable Inclusions!
and Nicely Formed Topaz Crystal from Pakistan - Facet Rough or Specimen
Creek Intarsia - 12 pieces, purchased for their beautiful designs
New Page - All That Glitters Shows the Savings to our
were contacted recently regarding a 3.03ct VSI/G Emerald Cut EGL Certed Diamond
found using our Diamond Search Engine. Besides requesting the cert, she
was questioning why the price was so low as in other places she sought a
similar diamond, they were approximately $17,000 more. Yes, $17,000
explain how All That Glitters offers value and low pricing on our Certed GIA
and EGL(USA) Diamonds!....
L. Allen Brown/All That Glitters Photos and Comments Appear on
between Rubies and Pink Sapphires (International Gem Society Article) displays
from the All That Glitters Website and quotes All That Glitters Owner (L. Allen
Brown) in this
that notes the history of differentiating Ruby from Sapphire.
More All That Glitters Gemstones Studied at GIA:
All That Glitters Gemstones that have been at GIA since February, are currently
being returned after study.
Yellow Beryl (Heliodor) Cat's Eyes are special for a few reasons; not only the
rarity, but the inclusions inside.
quote GIA regarding these Unique Gems - "...conducted the analysis and
observed some very interesting and unusual inclusions in these heliodor
samples... they all have very rare well-formed blue octahedral gahnite crystals
(ZnAl2O4, spinel group mineral). The gahnite inclusions have never been
reported before in beryl and maybe can be used as a diagnostic inclusion of the
geographic origin of the stone after some more detailed research in the
The study will appear in two Gems & Gemology editions!
These are featured on our Newly Photographed, Yellow Beryl and Published pages.
90+ct Deeply Colored Ametrine is being carved/sculpted and that is currently in
progress. A piece of quartz with the design is being created first, to
verify the concept/design.
Color Changing Diaspore is being Concave faceted, and another will be
wonderfully carved colorful Oregon Sunstone weighing almost 7cts has been
finished and is available for sale.
work is being created by an award winning cutter whom we are just starting to
work with now.
Visit Our Diamond Search Engine for Your Diamond Needs:
to our Diamond Search Engine, is our relatively new website which is devoted
(GIA/EGL) Diamonds - Certified Diamonds