Category Archives: Colored Gemstones

“All the forests and jewels are gone, all good things will be smuggled.”

When we first saw the pictures from Burma, we realized these young people were about the same age as the ones who would have attended the school we were asked to help get built over a decade ago. They even offered to name the school after us, but that would be tasteless. A dose of […]

8.25 carat Tanzanite

Collector's quality fine tanzanite from Leber Jeweler

One of the finest tanzanites we’ve seen. A stunning 8.25 carat square cushion cut tanzanite perfect for a custom designed Earthwise Jewelry® ring or necklace. Truly a collector quality fine gemstone. This gemstone is available for purchase at $10,800. Please contact us for details. We offer a wide selection of rare and unusual fine quality […]

Shopping for a Conflict Free Engagement Ring

Earthwise Jewelry® Abigail conflict-free Canadian diamond engagement ring. Crafted in Chicago.

It’s one of the biggest and most symbolic purchases of your life. You want an engagement ring that reflects the ethics and values you two share. But shopping for an ethical engagement ring can be a daunting task, with far too many marketers busy greenwashing the truth. Here’s a short guide to what you should […]

Eco-Friendly Engagement Rings

Earthwise Jewelry® Ivy diamond engagement ring

You’ve met the perfect partner with whom you want to spend the rest of your life and it feels like the time is right to take the next big step. What better way than fusing the tradition of the engagement proposal with a ring that reflects both your and your partner’s social and environmental values. […]

Natural Montana Sapphire

At Leber Jeweler, we love ethical gemstones. Especially those that are truly unique. One of the finest sources we use for our sapphires that grace rings in our Earthwise Jewelry Collection comes from Rock Creek, Montana. Stunning minty blue-green Montana sapphires unlike any you’ll find from any corner of the globe. Our partner with these […]

Ethical Eco Friendly Jewelry

Ethical eco-friendly jewelry has been growing in popularity since we first launched the Earthwise Jewelry® collection back in the 1990s. Back then, the few small companies working in this field, while few and far between, were each genuinely committed in their own way to making the jewelry industry a better place. It was an uphill […]

American gemstones

We reach to the farthest corners of the globe to bring you the most exquisite gemstones, but sometimes there’s beauty in our own backyard. From Arizona peridot to Wyoming ruby, there are a wide variety of colored gems that are made in America, geologically speaking of course! In a veritable rainbow of color, every stone we […]

A Tribute from US Senate floor

We are both honored and flattered that Senator Dick Durbin recognized our work in support of responsible sourcing, human rights and the environment on the Senate floor on February 28th. We believe that taking a stand on any of the subjects we tackle and engaging where we can is the least we can do, both as […]

December’s Birthstone: Blue Zircon

December is here, which means winter is close at hand. Nothing captures the color of this season quite like the steely blue sparkle of blue zircon. Possessing a refractive index higher than even diamond, this exquisite gemstone is perfect in a necklace, earrings, or a ring. Our Petunia is one great example. Available in white […]

US and the Burma gem ban

I was a guest on WBEZ’s Worldview, with Jerome McDonnell, to talk about the implications of President Obama’s announcement he will be ending the sanctions on Burma and to offer my critique on the decision. You can listen to the full segment here.