2 Minute Primer:  What are Treated Sapphires

2 Minute Primer: What are Treated Sapphires

September 29, 2018

This is a basic introduction to various treatments of sapphires that are implemented to alter color and clarity of the gemstone. Several are widely accepted in the jewelry trade since only 1% of sapphires are magnificent at the time they are mined.

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5 Vintage Jewelry Care and Maintenance Tips

5 Vintage Jewelry Care and Maintenance Tips

August 29, 2018

Properly caring for your vintage jewelry using 5 simple and fast maintenance steps will help preserve your treasured pieces.  Check out our tips for choosing the correct cleaning solution along with polishing procedures that will add longevity to your vintage jewelry.

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Why Are Burmese Sapphires and Rubies Considered Rare?

Why Are Burmese Sapphires and Rubies Considered Rare?

August 06, 2018

Burmese rubies and sapphires are renowned for their beauty and splendor. Those from Myanmar (formerly Burma) are noted  for their rich color saturation and luster.  Because the mine has been in operation for over 800 years the supply of newly mined stones coming into the market is low. The best avenue for acquiring a Burmese ruby or sapphire is to work with a knowledgeable and reputable jeweler who will assist you in purchasing a vintage stone. 

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What's So Special About Ceylon Sapphires?

What's So Special About Ceylon Sapphires?

July 09, 2018

Ceylon sapphires mined in Sri Lanka are among the most prestigious of colored gemstones.  Several of the contributing factors are rarity and composition as well as world famous stones.  Learn about the Logan Sapphire and try to imagine a stone that large!

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Creative and Modern Ways to Wear a Brooch

Creative and Modern Ways to Wear a Brooch

June 11, 2018

With antique jewelry enjoying a revival women with exquisite tastes are finding themselves drawn to the beauty and versatility of brooches as a way to embellish any ensemble.  How can these gorgeous adornments be applied in a sleek, chic, and modern way?  Here are a few creative ideas for wearing brooches to enhance your fashion expression.

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What is an Old European Cut Diamond?

What is an Old European Cut Diamond?

June 04, 2018

Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean you’ve spent much time getting to know your glittery girl squad. Even if you’re aware of the 4 Cs of diamond buying (color, clarity, cut, and, carat), you probably don’t think too far beyond the breathtaking beauty and stunning sparkle of these premium gemstones. Take just a moment to appreciate the essence of the cut...

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