Here are the changes on the All That Glitters
Website for May 2016:
This Month's Special: 10% off ANY Spessartite Garnet
Enjoy the Savings on Any Spessartite Garnet
of your Choosing!
This Month's Gem News: Excerpts From Article Regarding Tucson 2016
Just the other month, we noted our thoughts
of the recent Tucson Show and where gemstone prices could be headed. We located
another opinion online from a person responsible for reporting on gemstone
trends and thought we would share excerpts with the public
Newly Faceted or Photographed
No new gemstones have been recently added,
but by the second week of May, we will post information
and photos of newly faceted garnets: Color Change (3.09ct), Imperial (3.52ct) and
Wonderful large 1.56ct Natural
Alexandrite has been certed by GIA and will be available shortly. GIA has
indicated a color change of
blue green to purple - the best color change typically available; cert is
now available - check it out….
3.59ct Round Blue MONTANA Sapphire - A Must
See in Person!
Neon Pinkish Red Vietnamese Spinel
Fine Ruby Red Burmese Spinel - recut and
finally received back from our December trip abroad
Large Deep Pink Ice Colored Spine - also
recut, and received back recently
6+ct Oval Orange Spessartite Garnet
Faceted Opal with nice play of color
Amethyst-Colored Purple Garnet (this material
has been a big hit on the market as well as in Tucson)
Unusual Bicolor (Bluish/Pink) Cat's Eye
Orangy Cat's Eye Tourmaline
Burmese Pink Tourmaline "Eye"
Burmese Ruby Red Spinel Crystal with natural
Triangular growth structure on crystal face
One Large Burmese Hackmanite Cab - Great
Unique Amethyst Quartz Crystal Slice with
another colored Quartz Crystal contained within the slice
Back from our Award Winning U.S. Cutter - a
Wonderful 35+ct Ametrine, a 5+ct Ouro Preto Topaz which has gotten many
comments/compliments after being posted on Facebook, and a nice green-blue 3+ct
Nuristani Tourmaline (very old rough in our inventory). All are Concave
Faceted - producing not only beautiful but interesting pieces. Though the
photos are very nice for these pieces, a few people who have seen them in
person and have commented that they look better in person than the photos!
Recent Additions from our International
Alexandrite, Alexandrite Cat's Eye, Pink
Scapolite from Burma that fluoresces, a Grossular Garnet that also fluoresces,
Ruby and Sapphire, including Fancy Multi-Colored Sapphire and Padparadschas,
unique one of a kind Opals, many Star Sapphires, Blue Moonstones, various
colored Spinels, a carved Iolite Chameleon, neon Apatite, Green Sphene,
Tsavorite, Demantoid Garnet, Chrysoberyl, Cat's Eye Chrysoberyl, a
Diamond Crystal (2.8+cts) with a flower-like Hydrogen Cloud (currently at GIA
being studied for possible publication), as well as Blue, Yellow and Green
A large Umbalite Garnet, Color Change Garnet
and Imperial/Champagne Garnet have just been faceted and we will receive these
by mid-May. Keep visiting our Newly Photographed page to see these pieces
As of March, there will no longer be the
possibility of USPS Registered shipping for smaller valued
packages. International shipments will be via Federal Express, regardless
of value; we will continue to insure all packages through another party.
International Shipping starts at $150 and is based on the insured value.
This method of bank account to bank account
transfer is becoming more popular. One can send funds directly from a Popmoney
account or via an individual's bank account if the bank uses Popmoney.
To promote this method of payment, we are
offering 1% back on purchases made using Popmoney! Contact us
and we will provide you with an updated total for your purchase including the
shipping and insurance.