For over thirty years, Steve Helmich has traveled the world in search of the finest colored gemstones to offer his discerning clientele,
In 1980, Steve started his company as a a fine, wholesale, gem importing business, with the intent of bringing premier gems to the U.S. market. He soon expanded his business and began manufacturing fine gemstone pendants & earrings, set in 14K & 18K gold.
Since then, Kostbar International has built a solid reputation for selling some of the finest colored gemstone jewelry in the marketplace today.
Kostbar International's goal is to supply our clients with the very finest colored gemstone jewelry. We not only sell fine gemstone jewelry, but can also provide knowledge and support to our clients. We believe that providing complete disclosure of treatments and running an ethical business is the only way. We build and maintain long lasting relationships of trust with our customers.
We are proud members of The American Gem Trade Association, which holds us to the highest standards in the industry.
Most importantly, we love what we do; creating and bringing to you the finest colored gemstone jewelry. We wouldn’t have it any other way!