• They are the only item that has been in the window of Martin Katz since the boutique first opened in 2002. This collection, stackable gemstone and diamond rings, hoop earrings, and bangles, are so painstakingly hand-set that they appear to be floating on a piece of silk thread. The... [more]

  • A short 22 years ago, a discovery in a remote Brazilian mine set the jewelry industry on fire. On that day in 1989, miner, Heitor Dimas Barbosa emptied a bag full of bright blue crystals to show an incredulous gem dealer, Marcelo Bernardes. Scattered across the table was Paraiba... [more]

  • Getting the blues can be a good thing. At least when you’re talking about sapphires, that is. The precious gemstones are prized for their vibrant cerulean hues. And the more deeply saturated the blue, the more valuable the stone. A touch of violet is welcome, but any hint of... [more]

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    There is a newfound energy in bridal jewelry today allowing you to rethink everything. Let the emerging freshness of being bold, being classic and being contemporary sink in and inspire your bridal jewels to encompass all that embodies YOU!

     
    Debut of Martin Katz’s Premiere Bridal Collection
     

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    New York Fashion Week (with London, Milan, and Paris following) highlights what’s new and next in clothing, but when it comes to jewelry, all eyes are on the Oscars.  As we don’t have an equivalent to Fashion Week in our industry, the event is almost as important to jewelers... [more]

  • “ I create contemporary jewelry with an old soul.” – Martin Katz

    Downton Abbey, which concluded after six seasons on PBS, was as beloved for its fashion and jewelry as for the characters themselves. As the series progressed, both the characters and the clothes they wore captured the essence of... [more]

  • By far my favorite aquamarine piece that I have ever created. It’s from the Santa Maria mines, which produce the best stones in the world. The way it shimmers like a deep, still, pool of clear water is breathtaking.

     
    March’s stone, the aquamarine, is prized for its tranquil, blue... [more]

  • “I have the secret and I am not sharing it with anyone.” – Martin Katz

     

    Regarded as The Original Microdiamond Band by Martin Katz, this collection of Microbands was created in 1995 and have remained in the Beverly Hills boutique window since we opened our doors in 2002.
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  • Where do Martin Katz Diamonds come from?

    The value and mystique of a diamond comes from both the scarcity of fine quality stones and the effort it takes to find them deep inside the earth. Millions of tons of ore might yield only a few carats of top-quality gems.

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  • Decoding The Diamond Certificate: What The Grades Mean

    Most of my clients know that “D flawless” is the best color and clarity a diamond can be.  They are also familiar with the Four C’s that give a diamond its value: color, cut, clarity, and carat weight.

     

    But I’m often asked why... [more]