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Chantelle Lobo graduated gemologist

Growing up in a country like India, bursting with color, culture and creativity, Chantelle's curiosity drew her towards the fascinating world of gemstones and jewelry.

Trained with the best at the Gemological Institute of America and the SSEF, Switzerland, her knowledge encompasses advanced methods of gemstone identification, diamond grading and the manufacture and sales as a jewelry professional. Her adventures have taken her to source Spinels on the busy streets in Myanmar to exceptional Sapphires in Srilanka, a selection of gems from Madagascar and even rare Jades in China.

With over 7 years of experience in the jewelry industry, her strong foundation in this niche field allows her to make key observations on the value or quality of gemstones and jewelry. She now continues to fuel her deep-rooted interest for these special stones by seeking out precious one-of-a-kind gems around the world.

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chantelle-lobo-8a12a962/

  • Accredited Jewelry Professional
  • Graduate Colored Stones
  • Graduate Diamonds
  • Graduate Gemologist
  • Jewelry Essentials
  • SSEF

The Ultimate Guide to Green Sapphires

When looking for a green gemstone, most people immediately think of an emerald. While the bright blue-green intensity of the finest emeralds can be hard to beat, if you’re after any other…

Top Five Gems that are Perfect for Christmas

It’s party time and what better way to accessorize your favorite outfit than with some dazzling gemstones? If you’re wondering what the best gems for Christmas are, look no further – we’ve…

Holiday Season Jewelry Guide

Holiday Season Jewelry Guide

Holiday gift shopping can be a nightmare! So many gifts to buy and so little time to get them.  At JupiterGem we’re here to make your life easier with some jewelry gift…

Top Five Rare and Expensive Engagement Ring Stones

Top Five Rare and Expensive Engagement Ring Stones

Move over diamond engagement rings! We’ve rounded up a list of five rare engagement ring stones for those who want to express a bit of individuality. Your love story isn’t like everyone…

Topaz and Citrine: A Delightful Duo of November Birthstones

If you’re born in November you’ve been doubly blessed. Not only do you have two stunning birthstones to choose from, but they are both also relatively affordable. Topaz comes in a kaleidoscope…

Paraiba Tourmaline vs Aquamarine: Dive into an Ocean of Beauty

Paraiba Tourmaline vs Aquamarine: Dive into an Ocean of Beauty

It’s time to be swept away by some dazzling blue stones that bring to mind idyllic tropical waters. Paraiba tourmaline and aquamarine may have very different histories and chemical compositions, but both…

Nature’s Gift: Where Are Gemstones Found?

Formed over thousands of years, deep within the earth, natural gemstones truly are a wonder of nature. If you’ve ever looked at the sparkling beauties in your jewelry box and wondered ‘Where…

Tanzanite or Sapphire? True Blue Gemstones

If you’re after a richly colored blue gemstone then two immediately come to mind: the stunning tanzanite and the fabulous sapphire. Each gem has its own particular beauty and has been used…

Diamond or Sapphire? A Gem Lover’s Conundrum

They are two of the most desirable gemstones around and together comprise half of the ‘precious gems’ – the other two being ruby and emerald. Diamonds and sapphires have been lusted after,…

Sapphire Gemstones: Overview and Facts

Feeling Blue? Blue Sapphire and Blue Topaz Investigated

If you’re a fan of cyan, cerulean, cobalt or cornflower there’s no need to feel blue! The wonderful world of gemstones has all of these beautiful blue shades and any other you…