Monthly Archives: June 2012

First 3D CAD Custom Piece Receives Go-ahead

Today marks a milestone day for Palko Jewellery Design as we have entered into the new age of 3D Computer Assisted Design technology with our first custom piece receiving approval for go-ahead. As you can see from the picture rendering, the level of intricate detail in ring fabrication is much higher than what would be able to be done in a traditional handmade techniques. Tammy, Chris and I are all very excited to see the milled wax and cast piece! Keep …

Posted 28 Jun 2012 3:51 am by : admin

Canadian Jeweller: IGI Issues warning after Synthetic Diamonds Intercepted

More than 600 synthetic diamonds were delivered to the International Gemological Institute (IGI) laboratories in Antwerp and Mumbai to be certified as natural diamonds. Suspicions were raised after a dealer who had bought the synthetic stones – at natural diamond prices on the open market – submitted the goods to IGI for certification after he was unable to sell them. All of I application essays for college as other work… The writing help online smu A tried. I buy research …

Posted 20 Jun 2012 3:45 am by : admin

Rare Pink Diamond sold for Record Breaking Price

Rare “Martian” Pink Diamond sold in Hong Kong for $17.3 million US ($120 million Hong Kong dollars) by Christies. It is one of only two large pink diamonds in the world. Watch video

Posted 12 Jun 2012 1:44 am by : admin

A solution to many worn out pieces. Restyle!

Too many worn out rings and earrings? Need a solution? Bring them together into one stunning piece! Easy to wear and comfortable. Chris was able to use a base ring and add on to it the diamond settings and wire work. The centre stone is bezel set and the smaller side stones are claw set. This is a ring that can be worn everyday. The customer was thrilled with the result! Your Jewellers, Chris & Carol

Posted 4 Jun 2012 1:41 am by : admin

Gem of the Month – ALEXANDRITE

It is one of the gems used asJune birth stone.  Moonstone and Pearl are the other gems for June and I will be reviewing these other two gems in a later post. Alexandrite is a member of the Chrysoberyl family of stones.  It is a unique stone in that it does a colour change in different types of light as shown in the picture. Their color change typically ranges from Green to yellow, Brownish red to purple, yellow Green to …

Posted 1 Jun 2012 1:40 am by : admin