Legacy: An Interview with Ruth Batson, American Gem Society CEO

It is a little bittersweet for the jewelry industry that Ruth Batson, the Executive Director and CEO of the American Gem Society and AGS Gem Laboratories, announced that she is retiring in 2017. We’re happy that she has reached a point where she feels it is time to…

Diamond 4 Cs, Version 2.0

It seems that most jewelry sites have almost the same diamond education information out there, verbatim.  There is a difference between providing technical information versus explaining how to interpret and use the information practically when shopping for diamonds.  Here is an abbreviated primer, with my notes based on helping customers select the right diamond. Cut:  I […]