It’s David here. If you are like me, lock-down means that business as usual has come to halt. Yet, there are two sides to this coin. There’s the scary, uncertain side, fed by the endless news, and there is also another side. This other side
A Fine Sri Lankan Cushion Sapphire
Diamonds are for April, right? We all know this because our modern list of birthstones was originally formulated at the National Association of Jewelers, in Kansas City, in August of 1912. Apart from a few additions, our current list of birthstones has been the same
This is a gorgeous 1.97ct, oval, blue sapphire from Sri Lanka
How To Evaluate Clarity In A Blue Sapphire Part 2 (Judging Clarity For Non-Scientific People) Hi, and welcome to this simple guide, on how to understand blue sapphire. Buying sapphires, especially blue sapphires, can be quite tricky. In my previous blog I discussed the basics
How To Buy, (Or Sell), A Blue Sapphire Part 1 (Selecting Color For Non-Scientific People) Hi, and welcome to this simple guide, on how to understand blue sapphire. Buying sapphires, especially blue sapphires, can be quite tricky. In this discussion I will emphasize on how
Spinel, is one of the most sparkling and rare gems found in nature. Spinel is one of the gems I really search for, when I travel overseas. I remember one one trip to Sri Lanka, I found a gorgeous, fire engine red, spinel in amongst
Red Spinel from Tanzania
Congratulations all August babies! You now have a new, diverse and gorgeous birthstone to choose from. Recently, the New York–Jewelers of America and the American Gem Trade Association announced that they are adding spinel to the official list of birthstones. It will join the yellow-green