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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

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…

Born in September? Consider a Sapphire as an Elegant Charm

September babies can count themselves lucky to have the captivating sapphire as their birthstone. One of the four precious gems, this beautiful and durable stone has been beloved by legendary figures throughout…

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The Modern Birthstone Chart

The idea of wearing a particular stone for your birth month can be traced back to Europe in the Middle Ages. However, the birthstone chart as we know it today has its…

A Forever Pop of Color – the Gemstone Engagement Ring Guide

We know that buying an engagement ring is one of the most important purchases you’re ever likely to make. We also know that it can be one of the most stressful. There…

What Does Padparadscha mean? A Guide to Padparadscha sapphires

What Does Padparadscha mean? A Guide to Padparadscha sapphires

What a strange word “Padparadsha”! What color do experts mean when they use it? It’s a wonderful duet of orange and pink that so much resembles the most vivid moments of sunset.…

The Ultimate Guide to Sapphire Engagement Rings

The Ultimate Guide to Sapphire Engagement Rings

A beautiful sapphire ring as the reason to get married? Oh, yes! The example of the royal family is very inspiring! Back in 1981 it was Princess Diana who acquired a sapphire…

Famous Rubies and Ruby Jewelry in History

Famous Rubies and Ruby Jewelry in History

In the Ancient Indian language of Sanskrit the term Ratnaraj, or King of Stones, was bestowed upon the ruby. It seems we still agree today as, after diamonds, rubies hold the record…

Blue Sapphire vs Aquamarine

An eternal favorite with artists and designers, the color blue never goes out of style. For gemstone lovers of this soothing color the options are numerous. You could go for a deep…

May Birthstone: The Emerald

May Birthstone: The Emerald

One of the ‘big four’ precious gemstones, emeralds have fascinated people for thousands of years. The name itself has become synonymous with the rich bluish-green hue of the finest examples. May babies…

Lab Created vs Natural Gemstones

Lab Created vs Natural Gemstones

‘Lab-created’ is one of the hottest and most controversial buzzwords in the jewelry world lately with many insiders fervently for or against these stones. On the one side you have the likes…