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Live-streaming Brands

Over the past numbers of years, and certainly since Covid-19, brands and companies have been looking for new ways to connect with consumers. When Covid-19 began and spread across our globe it brought with it closure of many retail centres and significant impact on local, national and international brands.   How do we continue to […]

What’s the Difference: 5 Gemstone Varietals and How to Differentiate Between Them

For centuries, people have been awed by the stunning qualities of gemstones and precious metal jewellery; human instinct is naturally drawn towards the sparkle and shine of uniquely designed necklaces, rings, earrings and other distinct items, designed with a remarkable array of gorgeous gemstones found from across the world. Today, jewellery is crafted and displayed […]

It’s Not Just a Gemstone

Ammolite is a remarkable gemstone unique in its qualities, colours and Feng Shui properties. Across the globe, Ammolite is commended for both its Feng Shui energy and its healing properties; it has been proven to help awaken the spirit and connect one to the environment both physically and spiritually. Crystal healers use Ammolite to connect […]

Father’s Day 2020

Father’s day is just around the corner and while your celebrations may look a little different this year with the current social distancing protocols, you can still make the celebration special for dad, with some specialized thoughtful gifts and gestures. Luckily, you still have a few weeks to do your shopping and prep your celebrations […]

David Lui Appointed CEO of Korite International Inc.

CALGARY, AB – KORITE announced today the appointment of David Lui as the Chief Executive Officer of KORITE International, effective May 1st. Lui most recently served as Vice President, Marketing, Mark’s and Sport Chek at Canadian Tire Corporation where he not only led multiple award-winning campaigns, he repositioned the two Canadian iconic brands through brand […]

Korite and The Shopping Channel Live Show

Korite is so excited to be pairing with The Shopping Channel for our LIVE show, showcasing a brand new, never seen before jewelry piece designed specifically for the show. Korite is lucky to have an incredible relationship with TSC which has developed over many many years of us working together. Through The Shopping Channel, we […]

Love is in The Air

February, the month of love and romance, is just around the corner. At Korite we plan on heating up your February this year with exciting and exclusive Valentine’s Day celebrations about love and relationships, which will be launched on our social platforms through the course of the month. You will learn about the love energy […]

Korite- New Year’s Wishes

Wow! How incredible were the holidays this year?! We had a wonderful time celebrating the holidays with our friends and family here in Alberta. It was snowy, magical, and everything we dream about over the holiday season. During our break, we took the time to reflect back on this past year and decade. As a […]

Feel the Energy of Korite Ammolite

At KORITE our passion is the stunning, rare and truly one of a kind ammolite gemstone. Ammolite is a semi-precious gemstone that was born from a fossilized crustacean from the Crustaceous and Jurassic eras; dating back over 71 million years ago. The name “Ammolite” is the most common name for the gemstone today and this […]

Korite featured in Canadian Jeweller Magazine

This summer our good friends at Canadian Jeweller Magazine published an incredible article about the Ammolite gem, and what we do here at Korite. Author, Karen Rudolph Durrie, extensively covered our history, environmental commitment, craftsmanship and worldwide distribution, through her creative but precise writing. When the article was released we were absolutely blown away, Durrie […]

Introducing Korite Ammonite’s Exquisite Collection of One of a Kind Hand Specimens

Korite is excited to have recently launched our hand specimens for sale on our website. These unique pieces of Ammonite fossil are over 71 million years old, emerging from ancient marine sediment that was once at the bottom of the Bearpaw Sea. Years ago the unique Bearpaw Sea connected the Gulf of Mexico and Hudson’s […]

Korite is pairing up with The Shopping Channel

Korite is so excited to be pairing with The Shopping Channel for another LIVE show, showcasing a brand new, never seen before jewelry piece designed specifically for the show. Korite is lucky to have an incredible relationship with TSC, which has developed over the years of us working together. Through The Shopping Channel, we have […]

The Perfect Pair- Picking the Perfect Pieces of Jewellery for Your Special Day

Is there anything more beautiful than a sparkling bride on her wedding day? The dress, flowers, hair, makeup and jewelry balance with one another as everyone’s jaw drops when she walks down the aisle. Every bride is unique, and while wedding trends are typically timeless and traditional, there is something special about distinctive, custom pieces […]

Back to School with Korite

Summer is winding down, and in no time, we will be welcoming crisp autumn mornings and multicoloured leaves falling from the trees. As kids and parents everywhere are savouring the final days of August and preparing to go back to school, our team at Korite has been working hard to offer some exclusive deals to […]

Vibrant Nostalgia – Korites Color Spectrum Association with Canadian Landscapes

Summertime is here, the sun is shining, and flowers are in bloom. At Korite, we are inspired by the bright blooms and exquisite terrain of the summer months in Canada. After months of cold, snow and many grey days, our summers are a refreshing change. From the Rocky Mountains to the vast wheat fields, you […]

Will insurance cover it? Understanding jewellery insurance

Jewellery is said to last a lifetime until your ring falls down the drain while you’re cleaning up after supper, or a thief swipes a valuable piece from your home or a hotel room on holidays. Unfortunately, accidents happen and while jewellery often feels irreplaceable, there are a few preventative measures that can be taken […]

Our Ammolite jewellery presented at the Sainte Marie Aux Mines Show

This weekend Korite is excited to be exhibiting at the Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines Mineral & Gem Show, hosted at the new Osmont Pavilion in France. We are looking forward to sharing our gems alongside our booth partner and very good friend, Dr Martin Gorlich of Euro fossils. Dr Gorlichs collection includes fossils from Solnhofen and Holzmaden, Germany. […]

Father’s Day, that distinctive day, once a year, that we celebrate dad

At Korite, we love to celebrate Father’s Day with tradition. Simple acknowledgements or events that are performed year after year that eventually turns into the “tradition”. For some, this is a pancake breakfast in bed, for others maybe it’s hosting a BBQ at the park close by. Whatever your family tradition is, it’s special, meaningful, […]

Ammolite Gemstone, as Precious as a Mother’s Love

When you think of love, fertility, knowledge and growth, you often think “Mom”. If you could harness a mother’s goodness within a stone, you would have the Ammolite gemstone. Mother earth has presented this beautiful stone to connect you to creation. Encapsulated within the Ammolite gemstone are positive energies that enhance your inner Qi (pronounced […]

Mother’s Day Korite Gift Guide

One of the most special days of the year is just around the corner, Mother’s Day; a day to recognize your mom and all of her greatness. On Mother’s Day, your mom deserves that little bit of extra special recognition, kind words, thoughtful gifts and a little in-home pampering. But sometimes it can be hard [...]

2019 Jewellery Trends

2019 is in full swing, and as we are waiting for all the snow to melt and for spring to arrive, we are spending our time researching the hottest jewellery trends forecasted for this spring and summer. Thus far, we are seeing fun, dramatic and modern jewellery trending on this year’s runways. Think big, bright, […]

What we have been up to

Korite has been lucky to begin 2019 with a number of exciting events and shows, ranging across North America. In just the first couple weeks of this month we have been fortunate enough to host a trunk show with Macy’s in Oregon, participate in the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show, Sponsor the Sien Lok 50thAnnual […]

Korite Pendants: Pairing and wearing your perfect pendant

Ammolite gemstones will enchant you like bright, delicate, exquisite pendants. Celebrated for their mystical assets of healing, prosperity and energy, Korite Ammolite Pendants are an asset to all jewellery collections. Set in gold, silver and/or diamonds, Korite pendants add a beautiful pop of colour to almost any style. What we love about Korite pendants is […]

Ammolite gemstone presented at the Tucson Gem and Mineral show

Korite, leading producer of the rare Ammolite gemstone, is proud and excited to be participating in the Tucson Gem and Mineral show. The show will be running January 31st – February 13th, this year. The Tucson Gem and Mineral show is an annual trade show that Korite has been participating in for over 30+ years. […]

How to style Korite Ammolite Earrings

At Korite, we understand that pairing jewellery can be challenging. So we wanted to offer you a few quick tips on how to style ammolite, to prevent hours of Pinterest scrolling and google researching. Our first pairing blog will uncover ammolite earrings, exploring the cut and pairing options for a variety of our styles. Jewellery […]

What We Do – Ammolite

Ammolite – Semi-Precious Gemstone Did you know that Ammolite is one of three uniquely declared semi-precious gemstones named in the last 300 years? Dating back over seventy-one million years, Ammolite originates from a crustaceous shell. It is an iridescent, nacreous layer of a crustaceous shell that is found specifically in the Bearpaw Formation. The gemstone formed […]

The Healing Properties of Ammolite

By happening upon this blog, we are assuming you have an understanding of what Ammolite is and what we do here at Korite. If you are not, we will do a quick review; Ammolite is a semi-precious gemstone that is the result of a fossilized crustacean from the Crustaceous and Jurassic eras. The name “Ammolite” […]

Korite at JCK Jewelry Show

Korite Ammolite at JCK Jewelry Show. What: KORITE’s Ammolite jewelry is celebrated globally for naturally captivating color and layers of vibrant iridescence. Ammolite transforms jewelry into head-turners, conversation starters, and breathtaking designer statements that celebrate rare and exotic natural beauty. When: June 1st - 4th Where: Las Vegas, Nevada Website: JCK Las Vegas Korite in [...]

Korite Joins Top-Rated Responsible Jewellery Council

Calgary-Based Gemstone Company KORITE Joins Top-Rated Responsible Jewellery Council January 9, 2018 KORITE, the world’s largest producer of gem-grade ammolite, announces its membership with the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC). KORITE’s commitment to the highly regarded Codes of Practices by the Council and stringent international standards will set the bar for the ammolite industry. The not-for-profit [...]

Canada’s Natural Gemstone

Uniquely Albertan

Authentic KORITE ammolite is ethically mined and certified by the Federal Department of Canadian Heritage. KORITE works closely with provincial environmental officials to ensure that the land is restored to its natural state and is improved during the reclamation process.

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KORITE Ammolite is the last of the gemstones accepted in the past 300 years.

Find the right Korite Ammolite for you.

Shop fine jewellery for men and women from the Korite Ammolite Collections. Korite features intricate artisan designs wrapped around the captivating brilliance of pure Ammolite in a spectacular show of its diverse spectrum.