About


Uniting years of experience, global resources and education, I offer information and advice about diamonds, gemstones and jewelry. Read through my blog and travel with me around the world as I share the latest in industry news and jewelry trends.

I have been in the industry for over 10 years and have obtained the following diplomas/certificates from the (GIA) Gemological Institute of America in New York, Taipei and Vancouver.

  • Graduate Gemologist
  • Accredited Jewelry Professional
  • Diamond Grading Lab
  • Colored Stone Grading Lab
  • Computer Jewelry Design Lab
  • Pearl Grading Lab

“I am devoted to continuously furthering my knowledge and expertise in gemology and jewelry. I travel to New York and other diamond trading centers throughout the world regularly. I attend gemology study courses, tradeshows and conventions, and I am eager to share my thoughts and experiences with the public.” – Monica Tsao