Gemstones

Gemstone Stories.

Mint of the Merelani

       Nestled up in the foothills of Africa’s largest Mountain, Kilimanjaro, is the world’s most famous green Grossular mine. Merelani Hills, Tanzania, is home to some of the […]

Sharing The Rough

  Our company is named Parle because we believe that each and every gem has a story to tell. The gemstones combine minerals, heat, water, and pressure to mold themselves […]

Discover Lotus Garnet

So you want to know more about Lotus Garnets? Yeah, we get it, they’re getting a lot of attention lately… Unearthed in the Mahenge region of north Tanzania, lotus garnet […]

Mozambique Ruby gemstones

Parlé just received 50 recently acquired top quality Mozambique Rubies. They come from the latest Gemfields auction. Heated and unheated stones are available in all shapes including matched pairs. Have […]

JCK 2015 Teaser

We have been very busy in the office getting the final touch to the JCK Las Vegas Jewelry Show preparations. We received hundreds of new designs in the past few […]

Australian Black Opal

Australian Black Opal rough is extremely rare and mining has greatly decreased in the last decade, so imagine our surprise when 45 ounces of full color rough landed on Frank’s […]

2015 Jewelers' Choice Award Entries

In June I begin laying out gemstones to see which ones speak to me for the upcoming JCK Jewelers Choice Awards. Every new design begins whith the center stone and from the center […]

Welcome to the Parlé Blog

Welcome to the new Parlé Blog! We decided this was the best way for us to share all the exciting things that happen at Parlé. So stay tuned for fun […]