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15 Fascinating Gemstone Facts

Want to learn more about gem stones? Here are 15 facts you probably did not know! Alexandrite shines red in lamplight and green in sunlight; hence, the saying “emerald by day, ruby by night”. Amber…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

August 6, 2019

Lab-Grown vs. Organic Diamonds

“You’re WAY too young to be married.”  “You’re HOW old?” “Do your parents know you’re married?” Here are three things the people under the age of 25 often hear when a diamond ring is spotted…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

July 13, 2019

The History of Engagement Rings

None of us really know when the first engagement ring was given or what the meaning behind it was, but we do know the history of their designs, cuts, colors, and everything in between. The…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

March 12, 2019

Jewelry in the Early Eras

The Georgian Era (1714-1837) The “Georgian Era” got its name during the reign of King George I-IV from 1714-1840. After an improvement in the manufacturing of candles made them burn brighter and longer, a change…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

March 11, 2019

The Four C's

The Four C’s If there is one thing we all know to be true, it’s that diamond shopping is not that easy. They are all different sizes, different shapes, different colors, and somehow, we are…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

March 11, 2019

Advancement in Medical Technology

Congratulations to Ryan Flynn, Xiadong Wu, Yunlong Kiu, Quentin Adams, Drake Edwards, Shirin Enger & Brittany Woodin for their advancements in Rotating Shield Brachytherapy. We admire the dedication and hard-work you have put into this…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

June 22, 2015

James Wetzel and M.C. Ginsberg

The Belin-Blank Center is lucky to have many great teachers who work with the programs we offer. One of these teachers, James Wetzel, is an experimental high energy particle physicist with the Compact Muon Solenoid…

ByM.C. Ginsberg

October 4, 2014