Monthly Archives: January 2010

You know what really irritates me?  When a story needs to assume a wholly unrealistic condition in order to exist.  I’m not talking about speculative fiction: assume away with your FTL transport and your parallel universes!  Have a party with … Continue Reading

At the most basic level, a wedding band is a metal hoop. Depending on the local culture, it is worn on the base of the right or the left ring finger. But the symbolism of the ring … that’s considerably … Continue Reading

White sapphire is a little different from blue sapphire, pink sapphire, yellow sapphire, papadrascha sapphire and ruby, because whereas with all of those stones their color is their main selling point … with white sapphire, it’s absence of color is … Continue Reading

Here’s a ring that’s fit for a special occasion …whatever the occasion in question may be! This ring features a beautiful natural pink sapphire, surrounded by sparkling white diamonds: wearing a custom designed ring setting like this, you stand out … Continue Reading

By definition, precious gems are rare and valuable … but at the top of the pile are the named gemstones.  Standouts like the Hope Diamond, the Black Prince Ruby, and the Black Star of Queensland are set apart by their … Continue Reading

Recent sale prices of sapphires at auction have been very strong. The table below shows auction results for sapphires in the month of December 2009. Table Excerpted from Rapaport Magazine Prices for fine quality untreated sapphires have remained at or … Continue Reading

If you are looking for a custom designed and hand crafted natural untreated sapphire engagement ring that will really turn heads, then this is the one for you.  This beautifully elegant engagement ring uses a very organic looking woven design … Continue Reading

Most computer-generated (CG) images come from visual references like photographs. From the photo references, the program is set to make certain adjustments such as color and reflection, in order to get a natural-looking picture. For instance; in JS717 Platinum Sapphire Diamonds, the … Continue Reading

We’re only a month away!  Time flies: I can’t believe that it’s only four weeks until my favorite day, Valentines Day. Valentine’s Day is a very important day because you can show your significant other how much you love and … Continue Reading

Do you spend a lot of time looking at stones and settings on The Natural Sapphire Company’s website?  If you do, you’ve probably spent at least a little time playing with our 3D renderings, videos, and manipulatable frameworks.  And if … Continue Reading