Category Archives: Breski Blog

This diamond has so many carats it’s almost a turnip. — Richard Burton

It is interesting how often gem and jewelry references pop up in quotes and sayings by notable celebrities and authors. Some of the following you may find amusing, and a few may make you cry, but they all hold some element of truth. — JB I have always felt a gift diamond shines so much better than one you buy for yourself. –Mae West Let us not be too particular. It is better to .

Introducing our Petals Collection

Finally! Our new Petals collection is ready for sale. We wanted all eight available gemstone varieties complete before we unveil the collection this weekend at the Select Show in Dallas. Preliminary feedback is very positive as Petals are so versatile; daytime with jeans or candle light dinners Petals blend with almost any wardrobe. Visit our new product section on the homepage, or check out Facebook for a peek at the collection.  

End of Summer Thoughts

Well here we are entering the homestretch of this seemingly interminable political season. The sad thing is when the voting and hoopla are over, nothing much will change; history has proven that. Despite the power of the White House, what happens on the Hill is a largely uncontrolled morass of party infighting with the first order of business being the job preservation of our elected officials. Term limits would solve that problem and then .

Tangerine and Spring

A few thoughts for an early spring jewelry day here in Chicago…All I have been hearing is how the hot color this year is tangerine. It has become ubiquitous in the fashion news, and jewelry publications as well. Unless I am beginning to lose my ability to sort out colors, there does not seem, however, an overwhelming rush to fashionise into pumpkin. The most remarkable presence of the color was Kate Middleton’s tangerine leather .

Phoenix, Here we come!!

We are off to Phoenix the end of January for the annual Centurion Show. This year we are looking forward to a new, fresh venue. We have some very exciting gemstones to show, including a 3.53 cts natural unheated and untreated Padparadscha sapphire. This type of sapphire is an intense pinkish orange color and is very rare. If you are a retail store and wish to see our full line of jewelry, please email .


Dear Friends, I am pleased to present you with our newly revised website with the hope you find it user friendly and informative. We continue to omit pricing due to the volatility of gemstone and metal markets although a password protected price list may be possible in the future. Your thoughts on this are appreciated. On another matter our sympathy goes out to our friends and associates in Thailand where sustained flooding throughout the .