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Around 10 years ago, Jenna, our Production Manager, was gifted a hexagonal shape amethyst by one of her closest friends. Fast forward to present day, we take a look at how Jenna designed and crafted a bespoke cocktail ring.
As technology transforms the fabric of our society, traditions are altered and redefined. In the jewellery industry, lab grown diamonds represent the beginning of a new generation. As with any new technology, it is not without controversy.
Traditionally, the jewellery industry is known for its secrecy and opaqueness. The recent embrace of lab grown gemstones leaves the consumer with many questions: are lab grown diamonds natural diamonds? Are they fake? Do lab grown diamonds have smaller carbon footprints? At Taylor & Hart, transparency is one of our core values, so we created a simple Q & A to give insight behind this new technology.
Meet our very own Gemstone Buyer, Maneesha. She’s the phenomenal woman empowering her all-female team to claim their stake in the Sri Lankan gemstone market, while also making history as the only female gemstone dealer in Sri Lanka. With so much owed to the work done by her and her team, we wanted to speak with Maneesha about her beginnings in the gemstone industry, the impact her work has had, and her future ambitions.
If you’re interested in a green gemstone, you will discover that there are many which all provide different benefits. We’re taking a look at the advantages of emerald vs tsavorite which share a few similarities.