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It’s Not a Ruby: Spinel’s Well-Kept Secret in High Jewelry

Spinel Gemstones

You thought it was a ruby. So did the Black Prince, Edward of Woodstock, Prince of Wales, in 1367, who owned one of the most famous colored gems in the collection of the British Crown Jewels. However, he was wrong. It’s not a ruby and it isn’t black either. It’s a red spinel crystal, uncut, …

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Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019


Contemporary Jade Carvers

Contemporary Jade Carvers Naomi Sarna Unique Private Jet Magazine

It is a murder weapon; it is a sacred object. It’s an enormous memorial. It is one of the toughest materials on earth. If you thought of diamonds, or steel, you are incorrect; this highly regarded and very valuable gem material is jade. What compelled that person to pick up the jade nugget, look at …

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Wednesday, May 8th, 2019


Rapaport Collection – Naomi Sarna: Carving Out a Life

Naomi Sarna Picture

What a pleasure to be featured by Amber Michelle – Chief Curator & Storyteller at Rapaport Collection. Excerpt: For many years, I have admired the work of lapidary artist and jewelry designer Naomi Sarna, whose carved objets d’art appear to defy gravity. She has won 20-plus awards for her creations, which are recognizable for their …

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Friday, January 25th, 2019


Colored Pearls Feature in Unique Magazine

Unique Magazine Pearls Naomi Sarna

It has been a joy and a privilege to write for Unique Magazine as part of their features on world-class jewelry.  Please click the link to Issue 21 of Unique Magazine for the full article which includes stunning photography of some of my favorite pearl jewels as well as some of my latest works. Keep posted for more of my articles in Unique Private Jet Magazine.

Monday, December 3rd, 2018


A Perfect Match – Fine Natural Design

Unique Magazine v19 Perfect Match Naomi Sarna

Issue 19 of Unique Private Jet Magazine. This article is the first in hopefully many opportunities to write for this wonderful publication. Their interest in exposing their readers to the latest in design and art are much appreciated. Keep posted for more of my articles in Unique Private Jet Magazine.

Friday, August 3rd, 2018


WINNING COMBINATIONS – As featured in Rapaport Diamonds.net

Rapaport Diamonds.net AGTA Awards Naomi Sarna

It’s an amazing honor to receive accolades and achieve recognition for my artwork which I intensely labor over and invest my essence. The announcement of the 2017 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards found me once again thrilled and humbled. My Maple Leaf Earrings won Best Use of Color and my freshwater pearl necklace …

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Wednesday, November 1st, 2017


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