Radiant Rose Gold

2018-01-13T09:11:37+00:00 Tuesday, January 2, 2018|

Rose gold, also known as pink gold and red gold, was popularized in Russia at the beginning of the nineteenth century, and was also known as Russian gold, although this term is now obsolete. Although the names are often used interchangeably, the difference between red, rose, and pink gold is the copper content: the higher the copper [...]

The Temptress: Gorgeous, Rare and Museum-Quality

2018-01-13T09:10:33+00:00 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 the gem [...]

Our Five Favorite Tourmaline Rings (Today)

2018-01-13T09:09:19+00:00 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 with in [...]

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

2018-02-14T14:46:32+00:00 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 Submariner and the sport of diving. The [...]

Randy Coffin Receives Three AGTA Spectrum Awards!

2017-08-10T13:32:45+00:00 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 preeminent colored [...]

Top 5 Bridal Rings

2017-07-27T15:16:42+00:00 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. The ring [...]

ALEXANDRITE

2017-11-16T17:05:36+00:00 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 changes from [...]

Diamonds! The 4 C’s

2017-11-16T17:07:23+00:00 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 quick overview [...]