Yearly Archives: 2008

Often I am asked what is the ‘largest’ and ‘most expensive’ sapphire? The largest sapphire in the world is probably still well protected underground, and maybe it is a billion karats or more, but will it be a ‘fine’ sapphire?  That is very doubtful.  What is … Continue Reading

As a company which specializes in natural untreated sapphires we often receive letters from our customers.  The answers to their questions I feel are beneficial to anyone who is interested in purchasing gemstones. Recently we received this letter: Hello:  I recently … Continue Reading

I had the pleasure of working with an extremely nice customer recently and we collaborated for a little while as she was looking for a sapphire engagement ring so we wanted to get everything perfect for her. She finally received … Continue Reading

Sapphires, a variety of corundum, are formed deep in the earth’s mantle as well as the lower crust.  They form in the hexagonal crystal system, but are often formed in what people call a bipyramidal shape, or just two elongated … Continue Reading

Sapphires have always been one of the most sought after gemstones.  Sapphire jewelry grouped along with diamonds, rubies and emeralds make up the “BIG FOUR” which are the most rare and valuable, not to mentioned desired, gemstones.  It is not … Continue Reading

Hi.  My name is MiMi and I am in charge of the photography here at The Natural Sapphire Company.  Each custom natural sapphire ring and loose sapphire stone is hand photographed.  This process can take a while, because we need … Continue Reading

Flawlessly setting a gorgeous natural untreated sapphire in a simple yet elegant pendant can result in a fantastic gift idea that your significant other will cherish wearing around her neck daily.  To crazy or bulky of a design can take … Continue Reading

I’ve just joined the Natural Sapphire Company to help develop and update our print and web materials.  I’ll be writing mostly about the new graphic designs we’ll be creating here at NSC.  While I’ve worked with a motley crew of … Continue Reading

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