Australian Made

Australia is a rich country with an abundance of natural resources, many of which are instrumental to the jewellery industry
Australian Sapphires

Sapphires of Australia

The saga of Australian sapphires began in 1851 when gold miners discovered the gem by chance in the Cudgegong and…

Scintillating sapphire — the birthstone of September

The Ancients Greeks wore sapphire when consulting the oracles, believing that the stone could help them understand oracular pronouncements.

JAA Australasian Jewellery Awards

Michael Muratore says he fell into the jewellery at the age of 15 and has enjoyed every moment of the…

Maximum corundum: Australia’s vibrant sapphire industry

With sapphire mining stretching back more than 150 years, Australia has a rich and storied history with the famed blue-,…

News: The Queen’s Commonwealth Day brooch

When Queen Elizabeth pre-recorded a message for the annual Commonwealth Day on March 7, she wore a platinum, diamond and…

Gemfields moves into sapphire market

Gemfields, the world’s largest producer of coloured gemstones currently best known for its Zambian emeralds and Mozambican rubies, has moved…

PFJ creates Royal Blue

To celebrate the upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, Paterson Fine Jewellery has released a suite of created…

The Bold and the Beautiful

An introductory guide to the world of coloured gemstones by the International Colored Gemstone Association.