A Rare Rich Violet Blue Tanzanite
Tanzanite, is found in just one place on earth, in northern Tanzania, not far from the watchful eye of Mt. Kilimanjaro. Tiffany & Co named this blue-violet variety of zoisite in honor of Tanzania, where it was first discovered in 1967. Because the crystals show
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
This rare alexandrite oval pair displays a vibrant color change
Alexandrite – June’s main birthstone and one of the most valuable gems found in nature. It is often described by gem enthusiasts as ‘emerald by day and ruby by night’. The reason for this, is that finer quality gems display a dramatic and seemingly magical
Brazilian Emerald
Emerald – May’s Only Birthstone One of the most beautiful and rare gems found in nature is emerald. It is the most valuable variety of beryl and it is the only birthstone for May. Other beryls include, aquamarine, morganite and golden beryl (heliodore) as well