Category Archives: Top Picks

It was at the 1987 U.S. Open that women’s champion Chris Evert made her mark on the history of jewelry.  Before that fateful day, the diamond bracelet Chris Evert was wearing was known as an In Line bracelet with diamonds … Continue Reading

Gentleman, certainly your Valentine will appreciate roses and chocolates, but what they really want is jewelry, and whether or not it’s a sapphire engagement ring she’s after or a pair of ruby earrings, we have the most incredible inventory of … Continue Reading

Walk into any jewelry store, and more than likely you’ll find a pair of matching sapphire earrings. Timeless and classic; sapphire earrings are, or at least should be a staple of every woman’s jewelry collection.  Like other staples such as … Continue Reading

On January 17, 1920, under the terms of the recently ratified 18th Amendment to the United States Constitution, the production, sale, and distribution of alcohol nationwide was banned, and the country was called Dry. Though the new law may have … Continue Reading

It can be imagined that when mankind was first able to see color, before there was a word to describe it; yellow was certainly the most important and valued. Whether it was the color of the sun that grew our … Continue Reading

Before the advent of such things as Cubic Zirconia (CZ), Synthetic Moissanite, and other synthetically produced colorless stones; natural white sapphires were and still are a beautiful alternative to the colorless diamond. Though it doesn’t have the same degree of … Continue Reading

While diamonds are thought to symbolize strength and eternity, and sapphires represent truth & fidelity; rubies with their fiery red hues, since their first discovery, have symbolized romance, passion, and undying love. Combining the color of fire that has warmed … Continue Reading

Padparadscha Sapphire is the only sapphire that is given its own name. The word is derived from the Sanskrit/Sinhalese word “padmaraga” that denotes the color of the lotus flower. Often described as a mix between a lotus flower and a … Continue Reading

The Jazz Age, also known as the “Roaring 20s” has seen a resurgence in popularity as of late with the upcoming film The Great Gatsby starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan. This era is known as Art Deco in the … Continue Reading

The worldwide color institute Pantone (with the Pantone Colors) has announced that the color of the year for 2013 is emerald green (see that article here). Emeralds exhibit a lush, vibrant green color often with the slightest hint of blue.  Along … Continue Reading