Founder and President Jack Abraham – The Precious Collection
Jack Abraham, celebrating 60 years in the industry, has been in the Gem and Jewelry business since 1962.
His motto 0f “Professionalism, Integrity and Trust” have established him as a leader in the industry.
Jack was a pioneer of full disclosure for enhancement and origin, a founding member of the American Gem Trade Association and Chairman of its Ethics Committee which formulated their Code of Ethics and Business Practices and consultant to the Federal Trade Commission and New York State Attorney General Robert Abram to promote greater transparency in the sale of precious gemstones. In 1996, he was honored by the International Gemstone Association for his service as Chairman of its highly successful Ruby Promotion Committee.
A connoisseur of fine gems, Jack has acquired one of the finest collections of gem quality Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald in North America. His 6.97ct EC Thai Ruby won the “World’s Most Beautiful Ruby” Award in 2017.
As an author and speaker, he has written and been quoted in many educational articles: JCK, National Jeweler, The Jewelry Book, JQ, Gems and Gemology, “Heat Treating Corundum: The Bangkok Operation”, Forbes, Barron’s, Time Magazine, National Geographic and has been a guest speaker at industry forums. One of his most well-known publications is his “10 Point How to Buy Guide”.
A direct importer of Top-Quality Gem Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald, all certified by top labs, loose and mounted. These gems are mounted in magnificent one of a kind hand-crafted jewelry made in the U.S.A. in Platinum and 18k and expertly designed to capture the “soul of each gem”. Masterpieces of the jeweler’s art, they are sought after by top Luxury Retail stores, dealers, wholesalers in the U.S. and internationally.
His invaluable advice and expertise have also been printed in several “How to Buy” Gem and Jewelry informational books.
Known for his colorful collection of Cowboy hats he wears in shows around the world, this “Ruby Baron “has been on a passionate quest for Rubies and Sapphires that “speak to him”.
A collector, artist, industry pioneer and leader, Jack continues seeking that next exquisite gem that says “find me”.