Cynthia Renée Zava’s unique perspective offers gem-seeking clients a rare and flawless experience. Cynthia combines the scientific training of a geologist, the insight of a world traveler, and the creative instinct of a designer.

After more than two decades developing her expertise, Cynthia Zava has become a leading authority on gemstones and jewelry; the go-to source both for the world’s elite-level gemstone collectors and for novice collectors who wish to develop their eyes for gems. Cynthia works personally with each client, whether to travel the world in search of a specific gemstone, or to create a meaningful piece of jewelry to highlight a special stone.

Cynthia uses the slogan “Inherit the Earth™”, because she feels so passionately that gems carry the history of the earth and the power of light. And her work allows clients to not only hold, wear and experience that history and power… But also to pass it on through the generations in timeless gems and jewelry creations.


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