Browse Our Stunning Collection Online – Then Set Up a Visit

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After browsing through our exquisite jewelry online, we recommend you set up an appointment to see our extensive collection up close and personal.  Padis Jewelry has three showrooms in San Francisco’s jewelry district and a store in St. Helena in Napa Valley.

Even if you have frequented many other jewelry stores, you will quickly discover that the Padis shopping experience is unique.  To start with we are a family-owned and operated company that has been in business for more than forty years and during that time we have built an impeccable reputation.  Another thing that sets us apart from the competition is our huge collection of stunning certified loose diamonds and other gemstones, and at any one time, we have over 10,000 loose diamonds in our inventory.

In addition you will find our entire staff is especially knowledgeable about diamonds and gemstones as well as the rest of our collection.  In fact, we have GIA Graduate Gemologists available to expertly answer any questions.  We are also proud to be among the 5 percent of jewelers in the country to be an accredited member of the American Gem Society (AGS).

We understand that jewelry shopping can be challenging and we want to assure you that we offer a smarter option than high-priced jewelry stores or the dubious claims of “factory-direct” retailers.  Padis Jewelry is only one of a handful of jewelers that buy directly from the source, which allows us to offer high-quality jewelry at the best prices.

As a family-owned business, Padis Jewelry has been a trusted source for buying exquisite certified loose diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry since 1974.  We are one of the only jewelers in the area that offers such an exclusive selection of top names in the industry as well as such a large inventory.  If you are a lover of beautiful jewels, schedule at visit to San Francisco’s best jewelry store.

New Trends from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Shows

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The GIA’s recent Gems & Gemology, Spring 2017 publication reports on the 2017 Tucson gem and mineral shows that each year draws interested buyers from across the globe.  The GIA noted that as with past years that this year’s shows point to some strong trends in the jewelry industry.

One of the trends is the demand for special, one-of-a-kind pieces that are crafted with pearls and colored gemstones.  The GIA also noticed the strong demand for high-end gems and a softening of demand for commercial goods.  In addition the industry is becoming more focused on ethically sourced gemstones and beneficiation.

The article reports that the shows biggest story was the “emergence of Ethiopia as a potentially major source of gem-quality emerald. These new gems resemble other schist-hosted emeralds, especially those from Brazil and Zambia.”  The emeralds are less saturated and included, but nevertheless this source is producing fine gem-grade crystals of exceptional size, color, and clarity.

Another topic of interest was the October 2016 removal of U.S. sanctions on Myanmar that now legalizes the import of Burmese jadeite and rubies.  Geologist Edward Boehm, a colored stone dealer and consultant, said that while the lifting of the ban was welcomed, he thought Myanmar reforms on the gem mining sector “have some ways to go” and new production may take time to reach the marketplace.

Padis Jewelry is glad to hear of the continuing trend toward ethical, sustainable business practices and transparent supply chains as it is very important to our business. Please visit our website or contact us to view our extensive inventory of certified loose diamonds and gemstones, engagement rings and fine jewelry.

Padis Jewelry, a family-owned business, has been a trusted source for buying exquisite certified loose diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry since 1974.  We are one of the only jewelers in the area that offers such an exclusive selection of top names in the industry as well as such a large inventory.  For the opportunity to view one of San Francisco’s most impressive collections, please contact us to schedule at visit.

Source: gia.edu/gems-gemology/spring-2017-gemnews-tucson-overview

Shop at Padis for Stunning Jeff Cooper Engagement Rings

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Padis Jewelry offers customers some of the world’s top names in the jewelry industry including Forevermark, Verragio, Endless, Tacori, Ritani, Henri Daussi, Michael M., Sylvie, Demarco, Simon G., Scott Kay, Breitling, Tag Heuer, and many more.  Among our extensive collection, we are pleased to offer stunning Jeff Cooper diamond settings.

Our inventory includes a selection of Jeff Cooper halo, classic and solitaire ring settings.  One beautiful example is a 14K white gold pavé diamond, double halo diamond setting for a one carat round center.  The ring has 0.57 Cttw. of diamonds rated H Color with a SI2 Clarity average.  Another example from our collection designed for a princess center stone is a platinum setting with channel set princess diamond accents and 0.60 Cttw., G Color, and a VS2 Clarity average.

For more than forty years, Jeff Cooper has been designing rings that exude timeless styling, and taking what he knows to be beautiful and making it refined and precise. According to his website, Jeff works in platinum, gold and diamonds and specializes in creating clean, elegant and simple designs that never go out of style.  Each Jeff Cooper piece is made “one at a time, by hand, and examined through every step of the process.”

In addition David or Jeff Cooper personally inspects each ring before it leaves the shop because they realize that every ring should be reflective of its wearer and the memories it symbolizes.  Jeff Cooper’s designs have a reputation for delivering quality, service and speed that is unparalleled.

We encourage you to visit our website and to browse through our extensive collection of Jeff Cooper engagement ring settings as well as our other top designers.  Padis Jewelry has three showrooms in San Francisco and a store in beautiful Napa Valley’s St. Helena.

Padis Jewelry, a family-owned business, has been a trusted source for buying exquisite engagement rings, fine jewelry and certified loose diamonds since 1974. We are one of the only jewelers in the area to exclusively offer some of the top names in the industry as well as to carry such a large inventory. Please arrange a visit to experience the finest collection of engagement rings in the area.

Source: jeffcooperdesigns.com/our-story/

Find Your “Perfect Stone” with our 10,000 Diamonds in Stock

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At Padis Jewelry we have a huge inventory of at least 10,000 diamonds in stock at all times, which means you are sure to find the perfect stone for your engagement ring.  To help guide this important process, all of our jewelry consultants are very knowledgeable about diamonds.  Also as they do not work on commission, they just want to ensure you are completely satisfied with your purchase. We additionally have two expert GIA Graduate Gemologists on staff at all times and Padis is proud to be an accredited member of the American Gem Society (AGS).

Our goal is to help you understand exactly what you are buying and to give you the confidence you need to trust us as your professional jewelry consultant.  We are proud to be a family-owned business but that means that our reputation is at stake if we do not serve our customers well.  This is why we are pleased to report that we have been in business since 1974 and continue to grow our presence in the San Francisco area.

A Padis consultant will work closely with you and show you the best pieces that are within your specifications as well as price range.  Furthermore, our jewelry is clearly marked with prices as we respect our customers’ desires to stay within their budget.

We also help customers to understand the 4 C’s used for grading diamonds – Cut, Color, Clarity and Carat Weight and to find the highest quality stones that meet their criteria. Padis Jewelry recognizes that buying an engagement ring is an important decision for couples both for what it signifies as well as for the fact that it will be worn for many years.

Jewelry is a significant investment so it is important to buy carefully to ensure the best quality and peace of mind.  Please allow us to assist you with this important purchase.

Padis Jewelry, a family-owned business, has been a trusted source for buying exquisite certified loose diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry since 1974.  We are one of the only jewelers in the area that offers such an exclusive selection of top names in the industry as well as such a large inventory.  For an opportunity to view one of San Francisco’s most impressive collections, please contact us to schedule at visit.

A Trusted Source for Exquisite Jewelry for More Than 40 Years

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As a family-owned business, building and maintaining a sterling reputation is of the utmost importance.  Each time we sell a piece of our jewelry or one of our certified loose diamonds or precious gemstones, we strive to ensure our customers are completely satisfied and that we have exceeded their expectations.

As a customer of Padis Jewelry, you will that we treat everyone that walks into our showrooms like a part of the Padis family.  Furthermore, since we know our jewelry is very competitively priced and of the best quality, sales pressure is not something you will encounter at our showrooms.  In fact, our knowledgeable sales consultants do not work on commission, but rather put their energy into helping our customers find the right piece of jewelry.

When you visit Padis Jewelry, you will find that we have two GIA Graduate Gemologists on staff who can provide technical assistance if needed.  In addition, we know that almost every buyer has a budget, which is why our showrooms are set up with jewelry openly displayed and prices clearly marked.

Another thing that is important to us at Padis Jewelry is that our customers are offered choices from the world’s top names in the jewelry industry including Forevermark, Verragio, Endless, Tacori, Ritani, Jeff Cooper Designs, Henri Daussi, Michael M., Sylvie, Demarco, Simon G., Scott Kay, Breitling, Tag Heuer, and many more.  We are also proud to offer customers not only the largest selection of certified loose diamonds in California but the best prices as we buy directly from the source.

Please visit our website to browse our collection and for contact information.  We have three locations in San Francisco and a store in beautiful St. Helena.

Padis Jewelry, a family-owned business, has been a trusted source for buying exquisite certified loose diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry since 1974.  We are one of the only jewelers in the area that offers such an exclusive selection of top names in the industry as well as such a large inventory.  For the opportunity to view one of San Francisco and the Napa Valley’s most impressive collections, please contact us to schedule at visit.

Rare Cache of Emeralds Up for Auction

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Emeralds are both rarer and more valuable than diamonds.  Amanda Gizzi, a Jewelers of America’s spokesperson, explains, “Sought after for their rich color, regal history and identifiable look, emeralds are one of the most iconic gemstones in the jewelry industry.”

This month, the general public had the rare opportunity to buy some of the most valuable emeralds in the world when they were offered at auction by the Guernsey’s auction house in New York.  The offerings included 20 cut or raw stones as well as 13 magnificent pieces of emerald jewelry from the private collection of Manual Marcial de Gomar, a renowned emerald specialist.

Some of the auction’s emeralds were recovered in the 1980s from the Nuestra Señora de Atocha that sank off the coast of Florida in 1622.   The auction catalog states that the shipwreck is considered by experts to be “the most valuable known shipwreck in history,” and the recovered gems are prized for their deep, clear green color.  The emeralds include nine rough stones totaling over 91 carats.  The “Nine Pillars of Andes” are expected to sell as a group somewhere in the neighborhood of $250,000 to $350,000.  Another stunner from the collection is the 4.39-carat emerald called the “Queen of the Sea.” Experts anticipate it will likely sell for $250,000 to $350,000.

The La Gloria, an 887-carat emerald, which Guernsey reports to be one of the largest museum-quality emeralds in the world, should sell for around $4 to $5 million.  The once in a lifetime auction also includes the Marcial de Gomar Star Emerald that is believed to be the largest star emerald ever found and only one of 11 gem-quality star emeralds in the world.

While our collection of emeralds at Padis Jewelry does not compete with the shipwreck stones from the Nuestra Señora de Atocha, we think you will be thrilled with what you see.  Please visit our website to browse our emerald loose stones and jewelry along with all of our other collections, as well as to set up an appointment to visit to our showrooms.

As a family-owned business, Padis Jewelry has been a trusted source for buying exquisite certified loose diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry since 1974.  We have one of the area’s largest inventories as well as an impressive selection of top name luxury brands.  So if you are a lover of beautiful jewelry, we encourage you to schedule a visit to San Francisco and the Napa Valley’s best jewelry stores.

Source: cnn.com/2017/03/16/luxury/guernseys-shipwreck-emeralds-auction/index.html

 

Shop our Selection of Fancy Color Diamonds

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Padis Jewelry has something to please everyone.  Along with our huge inventory of certified loose diamonds, at least 10,000 in stock at all times, we also offer customers a select collection of magnificent fancy color diamonds.  These rare and extremely unique diamonds are treasures and will certainly become family heirlooms for many years to come.

The Gemological Institute of America reminds us that rarity equals value, which is why fancy color diamonds are so expensive.  For the majority of diamonds, their value is based on the absence of color, and that the more colorless stones are the most valuable.   In the case of fancy color diamonds (those outside the normal color range), the GIA states “the rarest and most valuable colors are saturated pinks, blues, and greens.”   They add that “even very slight color differences can have a big impact on value.”

The rarest of fancy color diamonds have red, green or blue hues, and stones with medium to dark tones and moderate saturations. Brown diamonds are the most common colored stones and are often called cognac or champagne diamonds.   Yellow diamonds are the second most common and come in a wide range of saturations. They are sometimes referred to as canary diamonds.

Extremely rare blue diamonds have a slight hint of gray, which is caused by the presence of boron impurities, and the more boron, the more saturated the color.  Red or reddish diamonds are extremely rare, and pure pink colored stones are more sought after than hues of purple, orange, browns or gray.

If you are interested in fancy color diamonds, we encourage you visit the Padis Jewelry website to take a look at some of our very rare and exquisite stones.  All of our stones are certified by the top labs in the industry such as AGS, Forevermark, GIA and EGL USA.

Padis Jewelry, a family-owned business, has been a trusted source for buying exquisite certified loose diamonds, engagement rings and fine jewelry since 1974.  We are one of the only jewelers in the area that offers such an exclusive selection of top names in the industry as well as such a large inventory.  For an opportunity to view one of San Francisco and the Napa Valley’s most impressive collections, please contact us to schedule at visit.

Source: gia.edu/fancycoloreddiamond-quality-factor