Category Archives: Sapphires Throughout the Ages

Ear piercing has been long known to be one of the oldest forms of body modification out there. From ancient times to modern times, there have been many changes in the history of earrings and ear piercings. Initially, only known … Continue Reading

Considered one of the most infamous gemstones in the world, the Kashmir sapphire is so rare that is hardly ever seen. One exception to this is the appearance of Kashmir sapphires in museums or various photographs. The discovery of new … Continue Reading

Did the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton just give the world a tip-off as to the sex of her second child, due later this month? During her final official public appearance before maternity leave, she wore a bright fuchsia coat, … Continue Reading

Sapphires have been considered a worthy gemstones since 800BC. The Romans were the first to utilize engagement rings to demonstrate the respectable plans of the man of the hour. The custom of engagement rings as we right now know it … Continue Reading

The Family Stone Some of my earliest memories as a kid were from when I would come into my father’s office and he’d give me a few parcels of tiny sapphires. I’d sort them in color, size and count how … Continue Reading

The constantly evolving world of Estate Jewelry fascinates me as new material always comes out of the woodwork. We are launching our Antique and Estate Jewelry Section, and my search for treasures has led me to some fascinating places. It … Continue Reading

Sapphires are used for the most important moments in life. Wedding Engagement, Anniversary, Birthday, Graduation, Childbirth, Love. Sapphires are used for commemorating these very important moments in people’s lives because sapphires are special. Sapphires are extremely beautiful, they are durable and will last … Continue Reading

With the sad passing of Elizabeth Taylor we are left remembering her awe inspiring beauty and talent and of course her world renowned jewelry collection. It is reported that her collection is worth $150 million and among that collection of … Continue Reading

   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

When we think of England’s Crown Jewels, we think of orbs and scepters, but first and foremost, we think of the Imperial State Crown, adorned with its 3 great gems. Kept in the Tower of London, the Imperial State Crown … Continue Reading