Yearly Archives: 2008

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

Prized throughout history sapphires have been coveted by kings, queens and nobility of many cultures. Sapphires epitomize all of the desires of royalty they signify good fortune, virtue, wisdom and holiness. Ancient Persian history tells a tale of the earth … Continue Reading

Lotus flowers!  If you like the color of the sunset or lotus flowers, you will definitely love natural untreated Padparadscha Sapphires.  The tone of the Padparadscha sapphire is the combination of two colors, orange and pink.  What a beautiful combination!   … Continue Reading

Working at the Natural Sapphire Company I have heard a lot of unique proposal ideas and stories from our clientele that have purchased engagement rings from us in the past but this story is a breed of its own. Corny? … Continue Reading

Oh, it is really true…. I can’t believe my eyes! I’ve been hearing all the reports from my scouts in Tanzania and Sri Lanka about the new ‘out of this world’ ruby deposits being discovered. I was waiting and waiting … Continue Reading