Reporter: Collette Devlin | Source: The Dominion Post/Stuff. Inspired has been featured in The Dominion Post newspaper and on Stuff. Ian, Chris and Christine spoke to Collette Devlin about sharing the unique Inspired design philosophy around the world, which has grown out of their work in Wellington and New Zealand, where creativity is celebrated.
This article originally appeared on the Jewelry News Network. The Umba river flows through the north-eastern mountain ranges of Tanzania and across Kenya, before meeting the Indian Ocean. This area is renowned for some of the world’s richest deposits of coloured gemstones. It was in the Umba riverbed that this rhodolite garnet stone was found and purchased in its rough form by Neil McCallum, gemstone enthusiast, trader and cutter.