This is a fun tradition to start with your beloved! You can research ideas all year for clever ways to give a gemstone. Maybe you start with the rough crystal form and create a collection of specimens that represent your lives together. Our website has options for most of these gemstones too. We love to help…Read More
Sapphire Fun Facts, September Birthstone…
September Birthstone: Blue Sapphire Traditional Gift for 5th and 45th Wedding Anniversaries Fun Facts: “Royal Blue” The world’s most famous engagement ring is Kate Middleton’s and Princess Diana’s sapphire. Besides blue sapphire and ruby, the corundum family also includes so-called “fancy sapphires.” They come in violet, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, and intermediate hues. Some stones exhibit the phenomenon…Read More
THIN IS IN When It Comes to Diamond (or Sapphire) Wedding Bands
We’ve noticed a trend around here when it comes to buying wedding bands. Thin diamond bands are very popular. They look great next to a solitaire engagement ring and the popular halo rings with micro pave. Place a thin sapphire band next to a simple solitaire ring for a subtle pop of color. You…Read More
Why Jewelry Makes A Meaningful Gift.
One Christmas my Grandfather gave his girlfriend a pearl surrounded by diamonds in a pendant. It reminded her of a snowflake and it reminded her of him. Now two generations later around the holidays I pull that pendant out of my jewelry box and wear it. It reminds me too of a snowflake but even greater it reminds me of…Read More