Category Archives: Sapphires

Sapphire v. Diamonds

Diamonds and Sapphires

Diamonds, Sapphires

October 29, 2018

Sapphire v. Diamonds Also known as the King of all Blue gems, the Blue Sapphire is the stone that has long been associated with and a favourite of royalty and people in power, which may explain why Prince Charles, in the early 1980s, gave Lady Diana Spencer a large Blue Sapphire engagement ring that was […]

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Coloured Gemstones Coloured Gemstones

Coloured Gemstones

April 18, 2016

For those of us who are not gemologists and know little about chemistry, I’d wager that the subject of minerals is not something we are familiar with but it is a fascinating subject because minerals are the bases or foundations for gemstones of every variety.   I’m one of those people and therefore choose gemstones […]

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Purple Sapphire Enagagement ring with matching diamond wedding band Custom Halo Purple Sapphire Engagement Ring

Custom sapphire and Diamond engagement ring

March 18, 2015

This beautiful custom sapphire and diamond engagement ring is a 19K white gold and is of cast manufacture. The ring has a center sapphire set in a four prong setting with a halo of twenty French pave set diamonds. The ring has raise shoulders with twelve diamonds French pave set into each shoulder. The sapphire […]

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Halo Purple Sapphire Enagagement ring Halo Purple Sapphire Engagement ring

Sapphires

July 18, 2014

Second only to a diamond, a sapphire is the hardest gem coming in at a 9 on the Mohs Scale of mineral hardness, and like a diamond, ruby, and emerald, a sapphire is a precious gem while all other gems are semi-precious stones. The sapphire has been known since antiquity; therefore, not surprising it has […]

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Blue sapphire engagement ring Vancouver Blue sapphire engagement ring Vancouver

Sapphires

July 24, 2013

The Sapphires – in that exquisite velvety blue – is the birthstone for September. But, did you know that blue is the favourite colour of roughly 50% of the population of both genders? You’re probably not surprised by this, as I’m not either because blue teams well with every colour in the spectrum. Additionally, Sapphires […]

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