5 Important Reasons To Get Your Jewelry Appraised

5 Important Reasons To Get Your Jewelry Appraised

Jewelry is one of the best possessions anyone can have. We give or receive jewelry during special occasions in our lives. This includes engagement, birthday, wedding, and anniversary. When you receive a sparkling and shiny piece of metal or gem, the least that you...

How Much Is Your Jewelry Worth: Understanding the Importance of a Jewelry Appraiser

How Much Is Your Jewelry Worth: Understanding the Importance of a Jewelry Appraiser

Jewelry is always an important part of our human culture. In fact, anywhere in the world, people are wearing various designs and styles of pieces of jewelry to add glam and class to their look. Jewelry as accessories is always a great choice for expressing oneself....

Fun Ways To Accentuate Jewelry With Your Dress

Fun Ways To Accentuate Jewelry With Your Dress

Are you having trouble figuring out how to accentuate your jewelry with your dress? Even though many know what they like, some have a difficult time finding the right jewelry for the occasion. Hopefully this article will give you some insight into accentuating your...

Best Accessories At Golden Globes 2018

Best Accessories At Golden Globes 2018

There’s no disputing that the most-talked about, most monumental fashion trend of the 2018 Golden Globe Awards was the preponderance of black dresses. But perhaps because the red carpet had transformed into a sea of black, the accessories when worn stood out...

The Season’s Most Stunning Jewelry

The Season’s Most Stunning Jewelry

We are often asked about the season’s most stunning jewelry. Here are a few of the season’s most stunning jewelry. CORAL PENDANT, MIKIMOTO From Mikimoto’s high jewellery collection, the great ocean is revealed in stark extravagance. Precious stones are partially...

Different Types and Colors of Gold

Different Types and Colors of Gold

What Is Gold?   Gold is a soft, yellow metal. Like all other metals, gold is also highly malleable and ductile. Moreover, gold is able to conduct both electricity and heat rather easily. Our chemical symbol for gold, au comes from the Latin word “aurum”.  ...

Gucci Transitions Its Fine Jewelry Line

Gucci Transitions Its Fine Jewelry Line

What Is Gucci? It is an Italian luxury brand of fashion and leather goods, timepieces, jewelry and more. Part of the Gucci Group, Gucci generated about €4.2 billion in revenue worldwide in 2008 according to BusinessWeek and climbed to 41st position in the magazine's...

The 10 Most Fabulous Pieces of Jewelry Featured in T This Year

The 10 Most Fabulous Pieces of Jewelry Featured in T This Year

While some people could not care how many carats there are on their finger, there are those people who would literally have the biggest “rock” on the ground. If you’ve ever seen Blood Diamond with Leonardo DiCaprio then you know how many lives can be tossed aside....

A Macho Home on Guys

A Macho Home on Guys

A Brief History of Male Jewelry In ancient Rome, the average man would have loved to wear jewelry  but he was forbidden by the rule of law. In Western society, wearing earrings were considered womanish during the 19th and earlier half of the 20th century. Why mens...

About Me

Robert Connelly GG (GIA), GD, AGA, NAJA, ISA AM has examined and appraised several thousands of pieces of exquisite jewelry the world over since beginning his exploration of the jewelry industry in 1989 as an international wholesale buyer and seller in Brazil and United States. A Graduate Gemologist finishing with at the top of his class with a 97% rating from the Gemological Institute of America in Carlsbad, CA, he established AZ JEWELRY APPRAISERS in 2013 to serve a complete array of appraisal needs within the Phoenix, Tucson and Flagstaff areas following an educational global odyssey in gemology.

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