Posts Tagged ‘Madagascar’

Natural Alexandrite Jewelry Sparkles Plenty

Saturday, November 16th, 2013

We just acquired these beautiful natural Alexandrite jewels from ABC Gems, our supplier who specializes in fine natural Alexandrites.

Rainbow Garnets in White Gold- A Bracelet to Die For

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

Rainbow gem suites are quite popular– we see them assembled from all the colors of sapphire or with various colored gems that will make a full spectrum of color, but rarely featuring garnet.

What is the Best Color for Blue Sapphire? Part 4

Friday, October 2nd, 2009

Blue, the color of sky, ocean, peace and tranquility has long been associated with purity and wisdom. Blue colors dominate many forms of spiritual art. Cardinals of the Catholic Church, exemplars of chastity and celestial purity, often wore rings of blue sapphire. Blue has always been an important color for mankind, so when we ask […]

What is the True Padparadscha? Again!

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009

We published this article February 2009 with good response.

What is the Best Color for Blue Sapphire? Part 3

Thursday, September 10th, 2009

Blue sapphires are found in many countries worldwide. The geological conditions in which they form determine the quality of the sapphire crystals. Some locales are known to produce exceptionally fine crystals, yielding extra fine gems. Each locale produces a range of gem material that shares common characteristics that are directly related to its unique geology.

What is the Best Color for Blue Sapphire? Part 1

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

Our clients often ask “What is the best color blue sapphire?” There are two answers– the obvious is that personal preference should dictate your color choice. Every person has unique abilities to perceive color, based on such things as age, health, culture and genetic gifts. Some people prefer light pastel colors, others prefer rich intense […]

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