Yearly Archives: 2010

   The official engagement pictures of Prince William and Kate Middleton became instant classics. A couple in love, ready to set off on a life together and a sapphire holding it all together. It seems almost too good to be … Continue Reading

The prices on rare gemstones continue to climb.  In the case of this fantastic 24ct pink diamond – sky is the limit!  A record 46 Million US Dollars was paid at the recent Sotheby’s auction house on November 16, 2010. … Continue Reading

Today the news of Prince William’s engagement to long time girlfriend Kate Middleton has been announced. With much excitement and anticipation  we awaited news and images of the Royal Engagement ring. Prince William, in a loving tribute to his mother … Continue Reading

As the holiday season is quickly approaching we have added many new arrivals to our inventory.  They make perfect gifts, and of course since they are ready to purchase you will  not need to wait for the manufacturing time! You … Continue Reading

Natural untreated yellow sapphires are one of the world’s most prized precious gemstones and when set into rings create stunning pieces of finished jewelry. The wearer of the untreated yellow sapphire inherits worldly happiness, physical power, cleverness, long life, prosperity … Continue Reading

Antique jewelry designs have become increasingly popular amongst consumers over the past few years.  The intricate Antique style designs on the basket and detailed work on the shanks make for a perfect complement to our beautiful natural sapphires.  So it … Continue Reading

The term cabochon refers to one of the oldest cutting styles for gemstones and sapphires.  Rather than faceting a gemstone, the stone is cut to have a smooth, glasslike polished surface.  The most common cabochon cut is an oval with … Continue Reading

Giving a piece of jewelry containing a birthstone gem will bring the wearer with good luck and protection. Monthly birthstones symbolize the month of birth according to the Gregorian Calendar. Sapphire is the gem stone for people born in the … Continue Reading

While browsing through our inventory last month for my post about natural untreated rubies, I came across a lovely deep red ruby, U3216.  A lot of the time customers tell us that they saw a sapphire that was just too … Continue Reading

Blue might be the most well-known sapphire color but it is by no means the only sapphire color.  Some of my favorite stones are located in our ‘unique’ color section.   With colors ranging from rose to golden, you can pretty … Continue Reading