Category Archives: Artifacts

Ancients Collection

I keep a modest collection of old coins and seals. I think they’re cool, and I seek out ones that are more unusual because of their provenance or because I appreciate their visual appeal. My Ancients Collection goes hand-in-hand with my Roma Collection and pairs well with designers such as Kurtulan and Steven Battelle. The…

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60th Annual Tucson Gem and Mineral Show

I’m in Tucson! I come here every year to look for cool gems to add to my collection to design with. And every year, I go with a stack of wish lists from my clients. Some want a specific color, and some want a certain gem. Others want me to find them one of the…

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Best of the 2013 Tucson Gem & Mineral show, now appearing at Aronstam Jewelers

I’m back with all kinds of gorgeous gem and mineral “SWAG” from the Annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. For those who know me or have ever been to my showroom, you know I’m a gem stone aficionado. But to be perfectly frank, I’d have to say I’m even more of a nature and fossil…

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My favorite gem show is just ahead: Tucson

I can’t begin to express how much I enjoy the Annual Tucson Gem & Mineral Show. The show, which in one form or another from the end of January through most of February and is the largest such show in the US. Personally, I think it’s the best in the world. This year’s show, the…

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Gifts for Guys

When you think of Indianapolis jewelry stores, you generally think about jewelry. And this time of year, when you think about Aronstam, I bet you think: “gifts for women.” Although I’ve got some truly heart-stopping holiday jewelry perfect for the women in your life… I’ve also got some cool stuff for GUYS! Men like stuff…

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Gaia Pelikan Brings Alchemy to Aronstam Jewelers

When I saw Gaia Pelikan’s jewelry, I was knocked out by his ability to transform small pieces of history and nature into wearable, one-of-a-kind art. It is his almost magical precious metal transformations that have earned Gaia the description of an “alchemist.” A master goldsmith, he is known for mixing precious metals and pairing them…

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Rare Artifacts & Art For Your Home

As much as I love working with gem stones and precious metals, part of the passion I have for them is grounded in a love of nature. It amazes me when I look at a fiery black opal, a brilliant citrine or a Tahitian pearl and think of the natural forces that formed them. So…

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