What’s a Gemstone Roundtable? Would I want to go to one?

If you love gemstones, ask your jeweler if he/she hosts roundtable events.  These are usually evening events that last 2 – 3 hours, taking place after your jewelry store closes.  Food and drink are often served, and you are introduced to a gemstone expert.  This expert shares knowledge and stories about gemstones and the gemstone industry.  Sitting at a, usually rectangular, table, guests are given the chance to see, touch, and dib on approximately 100 different gemstones.  Dibbing simply means that you would like another look at that gemstone after it has gone around the table.  These gemstones are for sale, but there is never an obligation to buy.  The goal is to have fun learning about and playing with gemstones.

More people want to be involved in the making of their jewelry.  Mountings can mask flaws of gemstones, so it’s to the buyer’s advantage to see gemstones un-mounted.  And mountings can be unique if you work with a custom designer.  On-staff designers are generally at the roundtable event and they can help you with ideas for any gemstone you select for purchase.  The whole process of 1) picking out the gemstone; 2) deciding on a design; and 3) having the piece made by your local jeweler is a memorable one.

Dearborn Jewelers recently hosted a roundtable event with gemstone dealer, Judith Whitehead.  Our next event will be in September.  If you are interested in attending, give us a call and we can put you on the list.  It promises to be a great time.



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The Guidance Center, located in Southgate, Michigan, is our charity of the month for October.  Three dollars of every $10 watch battery will be donated to this fine organization.  The Guidance Center’s mission is to strengthen families and change lives.  It’s been doing just that for almost 60 years.  The agency operates a wide range of programs and services 23 locations.  Its expertise in mental health and wellness, early childhood education, free preschool for low-income families, substance abuse, workforce development, Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center, community gardens, and research and evaluation helps more than 24,300 members of the community annually.  For more information, you can visit their website at https://www.guidance-center.org/



Once a month we hold an Appraisal Clinic with Graduate Gemologist, David Beyer.

Is your insurance company asking for a new appraisal or you have come into some new jewelry that needs apprising? Please call to schedule an appointment at 734-737-9525.

Current Clinic                                                                 Up Coming Clinic

Saturday, October 21, 2017                                              Saturday, November 18th.


David Beyer

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