Expectations vs. Reality, or why pretty jewelry is better than a pretty picture

  It happens all the time, we have high expectations and then reality sets in.  We order that amazing coat from the catalog, and it arrives too small, not vibrant,…read more

Mining for sun in Tanzania!

Recently we had a lovely visit from Diana, who is the owner of over 15 mines in Tanzania on the Eastern part of Africa.  Our gem dealer Mathew Kasanga and…read more

Ever wonder what it’s like to have a piece of jewelry truly custom made from scratch? And what is this “casting party” all about?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a piece of jewelry custom made?  Not just “customized” but start from scratch, truly one of a kind custom?…read more

Insurance: An ounce of preparation is worth thousands (literally)!

Insurance: An ounce of preparation is worth thousands (literally)! It happens about 4 times a year here at Goldmine… We get the phone call from our customer that their engagement…read more