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The Temptress: Gorgeous, Rare and Museum-Quality

Monday, November 27, 2017

Back in 2013, Randy Coffin discovered an astonishingly rare find at the Tucson Gem Show: a stunning 18.21 ct. tricolor topaz stone. Knowing that less than 30 of these gems are known to exist around the world—and seeing the remarkable quality of this one—Randy immediately acquired it. Randy eventually sold...


Our Five Favorite Tourmaline Rings (Today)

Thursday, October 12, 2017

What gemstone comes in almost every color imaginable and becomes electrically charged when under pressure? Tourmaline, of course! This unique group of gems consisting of four different varieties is collectively known as Tourmaline.  The most common gemstone variety is called Elbaite, which produces most of the colors we are familiar...


The Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner, a Symbol of History and Precision

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Many watch enthusiasts are at first attracted to the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Submariner for its stunning Chromalight display, which emits a brilliant, luminescent glow. But what many fans don’t realize is that the Submariner tells the story of a deep historic connection between Rolex and the sport of diving. The...


Five Wedding Rings for the Modern Man

Friday, August 18, 2017

The modern man will put a lot of thought into selecting the perfect engagement ring for his fiancee, but might be unsure about choosing his own wedding ring. For some men, this may be the only jewelry they wear so they definitely want it to reflect their personal style. Add...


Randy Coffin Receives Three AGTA Spectrum Awards!

Thursday, August 10, 2017

We are excited to announce that Randy Coffin, Owner and Designer at Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers has received three 2017 AGTA Spectrum Awards! The winners were announced in New York on August 5th and 6th by The American Gem Trade Association. The annual event is regarded as the world's...


Top 5 Bridal Rings

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Empress 165-R07M This design can be made using various Diamond shapes such as round brilliant, cushion, pear, and marquise.     Evolve 161-R05 This ring, like many of our designs, can be made using various Diamond sizes and different metals such as Platinum, 18K yellow gold, and 20K rose gold....


ALEXANDRITE

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Alexandrite is one of the world's most rare and precious gems. Few people have ever seen or experienced the amazing color change phenomenon of Alexandrite. Alexandrite belongs to the chrysoberyl family of gems, which also includes cat's eye chrysoberyl, a popular gem for men. In it’s most desirable state, Alexandrite...


Diamonds! The 4 C’s

Thursday, April 27, 2017

When you want a diamond with a brilliant display of sparkle in a unique piece of jewelry, we make sure our stones are rigorously graded by the four characteristics that are often referred to as the Four C’s of diamond grading; Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat Weight. This is a...


Natural Fancy Color Diamonds

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

If you love the sparkle and brilliance of a diamond but need a little color in your life, then you should consider Natural Fancy Color Diamonds. By flukes of nature, some very rare diamonds are born the color of the rainbow. Natural Fancy Colored Diamonds occur in a variety of...


Beryl

Monday, February 20, 2017

It is one of the most prevalent and important gem minerals and yet is often unknown to the jewelry buying public. Maybe you know it by another name, Aquamarine, Emerald or Morganite. It may come as a surprise to some that Aquamarine and Emerald are siblings, so to speak. They...