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One of the most unusual sapphire colors featured in our Unique Section, is the green sapphire. Some people in the jewelry trade will even confess to never having seen one, and yet in recent years interest in this rare stone … Continue reading

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A diamond heist you would only expect to see in an action movie just took place in London. Over the Easter weekend, a group of jewelry thieves completed one of the largest heists in recent history. The thieves raided over … Continue reading

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Do you dare to be different? Purple sapphires are one of the least well known of the sapphire family, and certainly one of the least appreciated. Very spectacular stones, and far rarer than their traditionally recognized blue cousins, purple sapphires are … Continue reading

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With Duchess Kate’s delivery date only a mere two weeks away, (April 25th is reported to be her delivery date) we’re on alert with the royal baby watch. Today, Kate Middleton will be preparing for the start of her stay … Continue reading

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Buying jewelry on vacation? Nobody likes to feel ripped off,but imagine how bad you would feel if you were scammed while on your honeymoon or vacation!  What should be the most fantastic memories of your life, tarnished by some devious … Continue reading

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Did the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton just give the world a tip-off as to the sex of her second child, due later this month? During her final official public appearance before maternity leave, she wore a bright fuchsia coat, … Continue reading

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Spring is finally in full swing here in NYC, we’ve basing in the warmer weather while patiently waiting for flowers to peep up. Nothing brings to mind blooming flowers like Padparadscha sapphires. Named after the color of a Lotus blossom, … Continue reading

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Earlier this month the GIA (Gemological Institute of America), the world’s foremost independent authority on gemstones, took the unprecedented step to publicly announce that they are receiving more undisclosed synthetic diamonds at their grading laboratories. Acknowledging a truism that many … Continue reading

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An amphibious boat from New Zealand, a field of wildflowers in the Transylvanian hills, and a rocking horse from President and Mrs. Obama containing a polo mallet; the head of which was carved from the branch of an oak tree … Continue reading

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Nothing puts our mind into summer mode quite like a yellow sapphire. Their bright, crisp brilliance sparkles like a late August sun.Fancy yellow sapphires are not only pretty, but amazingly affordable. Their popularity as engagement rings has grown in recent years, … Continue reading