Sapphires ~ Origins, Value, & Durability

Where do sapphires come from? Sapphires have been prized from antiquity. Some of the very first gems to ever be cut and polished were sapphires. A member of the highly valued gem type corundum, sapphires are found in many countries around the world - from Australia and Malawi to Madagascar and Sri Lanka, and even

Caring For Your Pearls

Pearls are an organic gem and they require a very specialized care that if done properly will protect them for a very long time. They can be harmed by contact with many chemicals found in household cleaners, perfumes, cosmetics and hair care products of all kinds. Pearl ring available in our store Never use toothbrushes,

Emeralds For May

For over 5000 years, emeralds have been one of the most desirable and valuable colored gemstones. Ancient civilizations in Africa, Asia, and South America independently discovered emeralds and made them their gemstone of highest esteem. Natural emerald pendant surrounded with diamonds, available in our store $74,995.00   Today emerald, together with ruby and sapphire, form

April Birthstone ~ Diamond

What is a birthstone? Birthstones are a collection of precious and semi-precious gemstones, with each stone representing a month of the Gregorian calendar. The idea behind the birthstone can be traced back to the Breastplate of Aaron, a religious garment holding the twelve gemstones representing the twelve tribes of Israel. In today’s present culture, each

September Birthstone ~ Sapphire

The birthstone for this month is Sapphire and did you know that you have many colors to choose from?  Sapphires are among the earliest known gemstones and are highly valued for their durability.  The calming influence of blue has made it an enduring symbol for loyalty and trust - one reason that women around the