Posts Tagged ‘pigeon’s blood ruby’

Padparadscha or Not- What’s in a Name?

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

One of the problems we encounter in the gem trade is misrepresentation to add value to gems. As aficionados of fine gemstones and as members of the American Gem Society and the American Gem Trade Association, we believe it’s important to conduct our business by a strict code of ethics and to protect our customers from fraud and false advertising. […]

Fashion Forward Engagement Ring with Pigeon’s Blood Red Ruby

Saturday, July 30th, 2011

We always love the stories that go along with our jewelry, especially the ones about the special engagement or wedding rings of our customers. I just received this picture via email from a client in London, England, showing the magnificent ruby his bride is now wearing.

A Quest for the Perfect Ruby-The Rest of the Story

Thursday, January 28th, 2010

Relating to our recent post about our quest for an unheated Pigeon's Blood ruby entitled “A Seinfeld Holiday, Episode 2” , we just received this very nice testimonial. “Jim, thank you for your hard work and dedication in finding the perfect engagement stone for my fiancé – it has been a pleasure to do business […]

Tucson Gem Shows– Here We Come!

Wednesday, January 27th, 2010

Every year for the first two weeks in February, gem dealers and buyers from all over the world converge on the small desert city of Tucson, Arizona. The annual Tucson event has become the Mecca of colored stones, fossils and gem minerals where dealers display such sophisticated and extremely valuable gems like this matched suite […]

A Seinfeld Holiday, Episode 2

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

As promised, here's a story that should get some chuckles– it's an episode that turned out to be a long and winding road, so typical of the gemstone and jewelry business. Several months ago, I was contacted by a gentleman residing in London, England. He was impressed by my series of blogs about Pigeon's Blood […]

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