The eternity band is a classic symbol of commitment and enduring love. It’s cyclical shape is a natural visualization of never ending affection. The most simple eternity band is the classic, plain metal band worn by men and women for centuries. In recent years, other more ornate styles have … Continue Reading

Updated March 30, 2020: 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 … Continue Reading

After the lockdown in Geneva, Switzerland, the world saw its first live jewelry auction since the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic: Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels: Part II. The live auction did not play out as expected, with half … Continue Reading

2020 is proving to be a big year for alternative bridal! Brides are looking for something different, and there are many ways sapphires contribute to this trend.  Stone Shapes Say goodbye to the classic round shapes in favor of new, … Continue Reading

Pantone announced the color of the year for 2020 to be Classic Blue, a beautiful color that lends itself perfectly to sapphires. Described as a shade reminiscent of the sky at dusk, according to the vice president of the Pantone Color Institute, … Continue Reading

When Hollywood legend and eight-times-married Elizabeth Taylor famously declared—“Big girls need big diamonds!”—it’s as if she sent an edict to the A-list that fueled their great love affair with the precious gem, particularly for their larger-than-life celebrity engagement rings. But … Continue Reading

An exceptional 35.09-carat Kashmir blue sapphire ring just sold for $7,357,999 at Christie’s Geneva sale of Magnificent Jewels on May 13. This sale, almost 8 million in total, established a new record price at auction for a Kashmir sapphire, at … Continue Reading

Colored gemstones have re-emerged as a top choice for the modern bride. Colored stones have always held an illustrious position in betrothal rings. Long before the DeBeers marketing campaign launched diamonds into the forefront of the engagement ring race, sapphire … Continue Reading

The rich and famous set trends with their engagement ring selections and A-list celebrities certainly like their sapphires. Here are five of our all time favorite celebrity sapphire engagement rings and a few similar items that match the look. Take a … Continue Reading

Most people are aware that sapphires come in a variety of colors. Our famous Ceylon blues, gorgeous pinks and yellows, and of course sublime padparadscha stones, being some of the more popular types. But perhaps you’re on the fence about … Continue Reading

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