Monthly Archives: May 2008

When purchasing diamonds clients are informed about the 4 C’s, Clarity, Color, Cut, and Carat. However when it comes to colored gemstones the standards are not as defined but are just as important. In this post I will try to … Continue Reading

I love sapphires, there is no doubt.   You can have all the colors of the rainbow,  except of course red, because then it would be a ruby.  One of my favorites though,  is the yellow sapphire.  There are many assortments … Continue Reading

Valerie Jareett is often said to be one of the most powerful women in Chicago, holding several important positions. Throughout her career, Ms. Jarrett has tried to close the gaps between races, classes. “VALERIE B. JARRETT, 51, is Chief Executive Officer, … Continue Reading

Jenna Bush and Henry Hager met during her father’s 2004 re-election campaign.   Families describe the two as soul mates. Henry Hager is the son of John Hager, a former lieutenant governor of Virginia and assistant secretary of the U.S. Department of … Continue Reading

The new ruby discovery in Tanzania has the gem world buzzing. The quality of  rubies being mined from the area is unprecedented. Rubies of high transparency with good color, and good color saturation is one of the rarest gemstones on … Continue Reading

Known for its on unprecedented color it is no surprise that the name ruby comes from the latin word ruber which means “red.”  The ruby a variety of corundum is one of the rarest and most sort after gemstones. Over … Continue Reading

Rubies? At the Natural Sapphire Company? Well simply put YES, and WHY NOT? Rubies and Sapphire are from the same species (Corundum) and differ only in their color causing elements. As a sapphire company we have always had an eye and ear on … Continue Reading

Rubies are rare. In fact, far more rare than sapphires.  Natural Untreated rubies that are a fine red color with good clarity are almost impossible to find. For thousands of years rubies have been mined in parts of Asia, mostly … Continue Reading