Mine to Market Series. Your Source for Fine Jewelry & Gems.

Mine to Market Series. Your Source for Fine Jewelry & Gems.

At RockShop Jewelry & Fine Gems, we've always taken immense pride in offering you the finest treasures from the Earth's depths. Now, we're excited to share our latest initiative, "From the Mine to Market," a captivating journey into the heart of our gemstone sourcing and jewelry crafting processes.

Every week, we'll take you on an exhilarating exploration, shedding light on our commitment to ethically sourced exotic gems, diamonds, and mineral specimens. Here's a sneak peek into what we have in store:

--Week 1: Ethical Sourcing and Exotic Gems--

We specialize in ethically sourced exotic gems, fine diamonds, and gem-quality rough crystals and minerals. Our mission is to provide you with not just beautiful pieces but also the assurance of ethical practices in every facet of our business.

--Week 2: Gemstone Origins and Custom Jewelry--

We source our stones directly from their origin and collaborate with the best gem and diamond cutters to create one-of-a-kind custom jewelry right here in St. Petersburg, FL. Join us as we explore the journey from raw gemstones to exquisite wearable art.

--Week 3: Gem Quality Assessment--

Our gems are meticulously sourced and graded for color and clarity based on their unique qualities that vary according to their origin. We'll delve into the art of selecting and grading gemstones, ensuring you receive nothing but the best.

--Week 4: The World of Fancy Diamonds--

Prepare to be dazzled as we showcase our unique selection of fancy-cut and fancy-colored diamonds. From rare hues to exquisite shapes, we specialize in diamonds that stand out from the crowd.

--Week 5: In-House Gem Cutting--

Discover the craftsmanship behind our in-house gem cutting services. We not only source the finest gemstones but also tailor them to perfection to bring out their inherent beauty.

--Week 6: American Turquoise Legacy--

Explore a piece of history as we unveil our collection of natural American Turquoise, mined in the 1970s. Today, we cut and design our own turquoise jewelry in-house, ensuring a legacy of quality.

--Week 7: Opals and Australian Opals--

Join us in celebrating the finest opals, hand-selected, graded, certified, and appraised for their mesmerizing play of color and origin. We are proud to specialize in Australian Opals.

--Week 8: Colombian Emeralds--

Our emeralds mainly hail from Colombia, directly imported to offer you the best colors from the most famous mines. Each emerald is rigorously graded for oil content and color enhancements.

--Week 9: Unheated Sapphires--

We specialize in natural unheated sapphires, a rarity in the market. Discover how we certify these gems as natural and grade them for their exceptional colors.

--Week 10: Moonstone and Beyond--

Travel to Madagascar with us to meet the miners who source our moonstones. These gems exhibit some of the best clarity and adularescence on Earth.

--Week 11: Brazilian Beauties--

Experience the allure of the finest Paraiba Tourmaline, Watermelon Tourmaline, and Alexandrite from Brazil, each with its unique charm.

--Week 12: Phenomenal Gem Collection--

Our collection of phenomenal gems includes alexandrite, star sapphire, color-change sapphire, color-change garnet, opal, cats-eye emerald, cats-eye aquamarine, cats-eye chrysoberyl, moonstone, and labradorite. Each gem tells its own fascinating story.

Stay with us throughout this series as we explore the world of gemstones and jewelry making, uncovering the craftsmanship and passion that go into every piece at RockShop Jewelry & Fine Gems.

But our journey doesn't end there. At RockShop, we're not just about showcasing our treasures; we're about creating yours. Explore our exceptional custom jewelry designs tailored to the unique attributes of each gemstone. Our in-house workshop and master jewelers make dreams come true.

From 3D printing to hand-fabricated designs, from engraving to platinum and goldsmithing, we offer a world of possibilities. Join us on this exciting voyage, and you might just become the designer of your next cherished piece.

We are thrilled to offer a wide range of services, from free verbal appraisals to jewelry cleaning. We handle antique and vintage pieces with care, providing repair and appraisal services for jewelry over 100 years old.

With a state-of-the-art jewelry workshop and design studio in-house, we empower you to be a part of the creative process. Let us assist you in crafting classic and unique designs that you won't find anywhere else.

Our commitment to excellence extends to laboratory certifications from GIA, AGL, Gueblin, GRS, and Lotus Laboratories. Rest assured that when you shop with us, you're investing in quality and authenticity.

And for those looking to part with their treasures, we buy diamonds, watches, fine gems, gold, platinum, gold coins, bullion, antique, vintage, and estate jewelry.

Join us on this incredible journey, and let's explore the world of gemstones, craftsmanship, and unparalleled jewelry together. At RockShop Jewelry & Fine Gems, we're not just about selling jewelry; we're about celebrating the artistry of the Earth's treasures and the craftsmanship that transforms them into timeless pieces of beauty.

Stay tuned for the first installment of our "From the Mine to Market" series, coming soon to RockShop's website.