Monthly Archives: September 2008

I was born and raised in the country of Myanmar (Burma), which is also known for most of the finest quality rubies ever mined. Although natural untreated sapphires and  natural sapphire rubies come from the same mineral composition known as … Continue Reading

Sapphire Jewelry Photography is one of the most challenging aspects of all the types of photography that I have performed so far.  The problems that come with sapphire jewelry photography are immense and often difficult to solve.  The attraction is … Continue Reading

Historically, the finest Sapphire gems came from Sri Lanka and Burma, and this same is pretty much still true today. Sri Lanka, nicknamed the ‘’Gem Island, ‘’ has been an important source for natural untreated sapphires, rubies, and other gemstones … Continue Reading

In the Western world, there is a longstanding tradition of engagement rings being presented to women in order to propose marriage. The ancient Greeks are thought to have created the tradition of the engagement ring with their version of a … Continue Reading