jewelry design

The Lore and Legends of Zircon

The month of December brings a range of blue birthstones — Turquoise, Tanzanite, Blue Topaz and our subject for today Zircon. Zircon is commonly seen in its colorless and blue state yet, this stone offers a wide range of colors and folklore behind its history.

Green & Hairy Grossular Garnet Gooseberry

This week on Gem Junkies “Grossular Garnet” Known to the jewelry market as Tsavorite or Mint Garnet One of many siblings in the Garnet family- Grossular is famous for its […]

Turquoise- If it's good enough for Marie..

Thanks for tuning into the latest installment of Gem Junkies. Thanks to popular demand we covered a very special gemstone this week- and a new one for Brecken’s shopping list! […]

History, Death, Destruction, & Spinel

This week’s episode has been long anticipated. I mean, we had been teasing it for two weeks now… So to go along with this riveting Pod are some visual representations […]

Hi-Ho Hi-Ho, Off to Mine Tourmaline We Go.

Welcome fellow Gem Junkie! This week we discussed Tourmaline, and as we have said before this is a complicated and beautiful gemstone that comes in every color, and sometimes more […]

Out of the Family- The Lotus Garnet Story

Hey, thanks for listening to our Podcast! At least that’s why I am assuming you are here. If you haven’t you should check us out under “Gem Junkies” in the […]

Our Partnership with the Devon Foundation

           The measure of someone’s goodness is their willingness to give back. We, at Parle believe companies have a corporate responsibility to improve the lives of […]

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 […]

The Parle Promise

       Here at Parle we have spent many years perfecting the craft of jewelry design so we can bring beautiful stones to you, and let the harmony between metal and […]

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 […]