I’m Helen, The Natural Sapphire Company’s most recent hire, and my duties here include everything from writing product descriptions to editing our web content.  This is my first post here at NSC’s blog, and I can’t tell you how happy … Continue reading


Sapphire jewelry might be a girl’s best friend but it can be a nightmare for the photographer. With tiny sapphires and diamonds, jewelry photography can be the most challenging type of photography. Unique Pair  It needs perfect lighting, focus and … Continue reading

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There is a saying “what you see is what you get.” This is an honest statement from The Natural Sapphire Company!  When you come to shop at our company’s website, you will see fabulous images of bands, pendants, necklaces, bracelets … Continue reading


Star sapphires can sometimes play second fiddle to shiny faceted sapphires.  That might be because star sapphires are rare and, thus, poorly represented in the general population.  However, I came across some fabulous examples among our natural sapphire pendants designs … Continue reading


Roses are red, violets are blue … Did that ever bug you, as a kid?  I remember I used to think, “But they’re not!  Violets are not blue!” But sapphires are …. For that matter, they can be violet, too! … Continue reading


Among my other projects here, one of the things I’ve gotten the opportunity to do is to train in our new Gemological Laboratory! Here in the Lab, we check to make sure that all the stones we buy for our … Continue reading


As some of you may know from our recent press release, that here at The Natural Sapphire Company we’ve created a stunning replica of Penelope Cruz’s Sapphire engagement ring from Javier Bardem.  It is a beautifully crafted two tone mounting … Continue reading

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All the press is ablaze with the exciting news of Penelope Cruz’s engagement to Javier Bardem.  Penelope Cruz is certainly not the first celebrity to mark their engagement with a sapphire. Joan Crawford received a 70 ct star sapphire ring … Continue reading


Rumors have been swirling the last few days as to whether or not the stunning blue sapphire and diamond ring Penelope Cruz has been seen wearing on her ring finger is indeed an engagement ring.  Although it has not been … Continue reading

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Recently, I’ve been assigned my very first module to develop! Previously, I was helping out the other members of the Software Department with their modules, improving logic, editing documentation, and generally learning the ropes around here, so this module will … Continue reading