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2019 Tucson Gem and Jewelry Fair Highlight from Starlanka

[add_single_eventon id=”109956″ ev_uxval=”1″ show_excerpt=”yes” ] The history of the Tucson Gem show The first fair was held in 1994 and only had a total of 35 booths. It did not take long for the GJX to become the fastest growing show in the history of Tucson’s gem industry. The show now proudly boasts nearly 700…
Trade fairs in Tucson

Gem Trade Fairs & Show list 2019

As a company, Star Lanka prides itself in attending multiple trade shows, jewellery fairs and other important industry events throughout the year. And 2019 will be no different! What the calendar looks like next year Let’s take a look at the key dates and locations that Star Lanka will be attending next year. Amongst this…

Aquamarine - aquamarine rough

Why go with Aquamarine this Festive Season!

Find the peace and calm of the ocean in Aquamarine. Let’s learn more about this amazing gemstone. Its name comes from Latin, Aqua, water, and Marina for sea. It was named this because it was believed to be the stone of Neptune, God of the Sea. For this reason, and many more that we will…

rubellite - rubellite rough

The top curiosities and benefits of Rubellite

When you first hear the word Rubellite, or see one for the first time, you can’t be blamed to thinking it is related to the Ruby. However, it isn’t. Rubellite is part of the Tourmaline gemstones, with make it a rare gemstone. A Ruby on the other hand is a family of its own and…

Amethyst - amethyst crystal

Amethyst: Mythology, Powers and Symbolism

Leading on from our previous post Sphene: myths, power and history today we are going to take a look at Amethyst, a beautiful purple coloured quartz and the most valued of its type. Their attributes vary depending on where they are found. Mostly it is the tone and shade of purple that varies, and experts…