Production is progressing nicely on the Royal Baby Rattle we’re creating to commemorate the birth of Princess Charlotte, born May 2 to Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. If you’ve been following our posts on … Continue Reading

When Hollywood legend and eight-times-married Elizabeth Taylor famously declared—“Big girls need big diamonds!”—it’s as if she sent an edict to the A-list that fueled their great love affair with the precious gem, particularly for their larger-than-life celebrity engagement rings. But … Continue Reading

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is taking extraordinary measures in recalling approximately 500 colorless to near-colorless diamonds that have passed primarily through its Israeli grading laboratory over the last few months, believing they “were potentially subjected to an undisclosed … Continue Reading

I’ve been a satisfied customer of the Natural Sapphire Company for the past 8 years. I’ve purchased individual stones and had them mounted on custom designed jewelry. The NSC does everything in house so their turnaround time is kind of … Continue Reading

Over the weekend of Feb. 15–16, 2003, thieves stole loose diamonds, gold and other jewelry valued at more than $100 million from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre, the world’s primary diamond trading center, located in Antwerp, Belgium. This is considered … Continue Reading

We’ve been getting many requests lately for Claddagh rings, and questions on whether or not these rings are suitable as engagement rings. As it turns out, these rings—with their symbols representing love, loyalty and friendship—couldn’t be better suited for matrimonial … Continue Reading

Another year, another wonderful set of engagement ring trends. If you’re looking for a sapphire engagement ring, you’re probably a fashion-forward lady and you want something that is very personal. Getting a ring that’s up-to-date, yet also timeless in its allure, … Continue Reading

The latest news is in about the beautiful Royal Baby Rattle we’re creating to commemorate the birth of Princess Charlotte, born May 2 to Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The luxury rattle, worth $45,000, … Continue Reading

Marilyn Monroe famously sang “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend,” but hey, that was 1953. The 21st-century bride thinks colored stones make pretty nice pals, too. Gone are the days when these rainbow beauties were cast aside in favor of … Continue Reading

An exceptional 35.09-carat Kashmir blue sapphire ring just sold for $7,357,999 at Christie’s Geneva sale of Magnificent Jewels on May 13. This sale, almost 8 million in total, established a new record price at auction for a Kashmir sapphire, at … Continue Reading