THE RARE GEM
LEARN ABOUT RARITY.
We’re published experts on Alexandrite rarity, members of the leading gemology societies, and go above and beyond to provide our customers with as much information as possible about each gem.
Authority On Rarity
We are the ultimate authority on rarity. More Rare Than Diamonds. Alexandrites are one of the most unique gemstones in the world. Each stone has a journey. Become part of our legacy, and own something that will be cherished forever.
Looking for Alexandrites? We add new Alexandrites each week.
Like father, like son
We have a combined 47 years of experience in gemstones, and pride ourselves on trustworthy, knowledgable service, without pushy sales tactics.
We strive to hold the highest ethical sourcing standards and disclosure information required by the trade. We have proudly been American Gem Trade Association members for over 3 decades. We also recently joined the International Colored Gemstone Association.
The American Gem Trade Association is the premier authority in colored gemstones and cultured pearls.
The ICA is a worldwide body specifically created to benefit the global colored gemstone industry by advancing and promoting the knowledge and appreciation of colored gemstones.
Put a ring on it
Our in-house jeweler can turn any of our stones into the ring of your dreams.
About our store
Our gem workshop is located in Manhattan’s International Gem Tower – the global heart of the precious stone trade. We service clients from all over the world.
Joseph “Joe” Zaroovabeli founded our company in 1977, after years of learning, traveling, and trading.
Joe selects the rarest gemstones for his own collection.
We have decided to share Joe’s private collection with the discerning gemstone buyers and collectors of the world.