Our Company

For almost a hundred years we have been intimately involved in the gemstone and jewelry business. Walter Arnstein founded what would become The Natural Sapphire Company when he began selling zircons in New York City in 1939. Through dedication, hard work, expertise, and a genuine love of stones, we have grown to become the largest purveyor of natural, untreated sapphires. With the launch of our e-commerce website in the early 2000s, we now offer our customers the complete catalog of our inventory online as well as the traditional brick and mortar experience with personal appointments in our showroom offices. Learn more about our company through the links below.

About Us

Since 1939 we have specialized in the finest natural untreated sapphires. Our unique inventory sets us apart from other gem and jewelry dealers. Our sapphires are not color diffused, irradiated oiled, glass filled, or heated to extreme temperatures.

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Our Staff

We owe our success to the dedicated people who work at the Natural Sapphire Company. Learn more about the talented professionals that make everything happen.

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Why Choose Us?

Not all jewelry businesses are the same. We take great pride in providing our customers with top of the line gemstones that are ethically sourced, accurately documented, and certified by the most reputable gemological laboratories in the industry.

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NSC Charity Foundation

The Natural Sapphire Company is committed to supporting the communities from which we bring you the most beautiful gemstones in the world. Learn about our charity efforts in Sri Lanka, and Burma.

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Testimonials

Our customers’ experiences speak for themselves. Browse hundreds of reviews, comments, pictures, and stories about our sapphire jewelry and our customers’ engagements and weddings.

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Blog

Read about the recent happenings in our office, new designs in our inventory, additions and improvements to our website, and some of the notable jewelry pieces we are working on in our blog.

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Showroom

While we are an online jewelry retailer, we love meeting with prospective customers in person. We have created a comfortable and private setting for our guests to view our extensive sapphire collection.

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Technology

The artisans and designers at The Natural Sapphire Company blend years of experience in traditional jewelry design with the most advanced imaging and production technology.

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Workshop

Sometimes things just work better when they’re under one roof. Our designers, setters, and jewelers are in-house and operate our fully functional workshop space.

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Laboratory

We take authenticity very seriously. Our GIA certified gemologists inspect each and every one of our items and can conduct lab tests to detect treatments, and other information about our sapphires.

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Appraisal Services

We now offer comprehensive appraisal services for loose sapphire gemstones and sapphire jewelry. Our appraisal reports are recognized by all major reputable jewelers and insurance companies.

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Vedic Astrology

Our natural, untreated sapphires are perfectly suited for Vedic Astrology purposes. We are happy to help customers select a natural sapphire of any color that will meet their individual astrological specifications.

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In The Press

The Natural Sapphire Company has been featured on both national and international media programs including CNN, Access Hollywood, and Good Morning America, as well as in numerous print and web articles. Learn more about where we have been profiled.

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