WHO WE ARE
Michael Couch here,
You know, when I started this company over three decades ago, all I had was a few handfuls of Brazilian stones and the desire for travel and adventure. Times sure have changed since then, and we may have started small, but with hard work and passion we have grown into the proud and trusted supplier we are today. One thing that has stood the test of time is our MISSION; we believe in providing you with fine quality gems at fair values so that you can have the best experience possible and make your designer jewelry come to life!
Although we started out with Brazilian stones, roughly two-thirds of our beautiful selection is now East African sapphire. Once our rough stones are mined they are then sent to our cutters in Thailand. To this day, I still enjoy traveling to pick out stones by hand, and also running around to various stores so my customers can look at and hold our products. I believe that if you can feel its quality then you can trust to sell it. But I can’t keep this place running by myself. I’m just a soil scientist with a passion for selling beautiful stones; I get a lot of support from my troops back in the office.
Currently, we have an English graduate who takes care of our client fulfillment needs. She loves to communicate and get you what you need in the time you need it. We have another talented person who oversees all our inventory operations and doubles as our IT department. It’s amazing folks, she can usually make things work just by walking in the room. Our stone quality and color grading have been improved upon by our resident Graduate Gemologist we pilfered from the GIA. He is also a registered supplier titleholder and certified sales associate with the American Gem Society, and diligent social media informer. Make sure to check out our Instagram on Tuesdays and Fridays for some cool gemstone information! Our accountant works vigilantly to keep all our records in line. He is so dedicated to numbers; the man even reads financial books for fun! Together we make a great team. Everyone is focused on quality and customer service. We want to help you with your jewelry and stone needs.
Our VISION is to continue providing you with fine quality gems and stunning sapphire jewelry at fair values! So, we encourage you to find what you need. We are here to help fulfill your requests! Thank you for your time and consideration.