High Color Jewels staff share their picks for entertaining and enlightening media about diamonds and colored stones they have recently enjoyed!
Tea and Gemstones: easy listening and fun commentary; check out the “Casual Histories” of gold and silver.
Jewels of the Trade: sadly seems now defunct, but has several great interview series, including with Bruce Bridges (whose father discovered tsavorite) and a California jade diver/carver.
Paul Zimnisky Diamond Analytics: regular top-notch interviews on market trends; great for latest analysis on what will happen with lab diamonds (spoiler: no one really knows!).
Mt. Antero Treasures follows the efforts of a small US company to mine one of Colorado’s highest peaks. Entertaining change of pace to see modern gem mining right here in the USA!
This wide-ranging four part series follows gem hunter Shahzeem Pasha as he services the high-end gem market of Singapore.
Short documentary following the journey of some extraordinary Mozambican rubies from rough to polished stones.
The Fortunes of Africa: a sweeping history, but quite captivating and worth the time investment for those who travel there to source gemstones and want to more deeply understand the continent.
Jewels, A Secret History: a light read with some fun stories.
The Cartiers: enjoyable read giving an intimate look into the family’s history by a great-granddaughter.