Tag Results: sapphire

Sell With A Story: Star Sapphires

A Name In The Stars The star sapphire’s name originates from its unique optical phenomenon, asterism (that’s Latin for “star”). Small needle-like inclusions of the mineral rutile cause asterism. That’s Ancient History For those seeking talismans, star sapphires surpass regular sapphires in reputed mystical powers. The celebrated explorer Sir Richard read more…

If You Were a Gemstone, Which Would You Be?

Brilliant results from our August blog poll

In July, we hosted Gemstone Month – a celebration of all things gemstones – on Pinterest. We shared new styles, fun facts, loose stones, gem art, and much more. And if you stopped by our Stuller Blog and Twitter  during the month, you probably noticed our poll question: If you read more…

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Gemstone Engagements For the Next Generation

Non-traditional engagement styles for trendy Millennials

Diamonds are rare, beautiful and, yes, forever. That’s not going to change anytime soon. But gemstone engagements are making a splash among Millennial buyers. Remember that recently the DPA ran its “Real is Rare” campaign? It aimed at rekindling the diamond romance with younger customers. Since the Millennial group is read more…

Sell With a Story: Historic Sapphires

This year, we’ll take a look at historic jewels and their owners. Together they have created many fascinating stories. Great gemstones have been gifts of love, greed, alliance, extravagance and debt. For most, we know little about how they emerged from the earth. Thousands of anonymous miners worked the far-flung read more…

Sell with a Story: Sapphire

Elizabeth explains this gemstone's mystique and allure

Sapphire’s breathtaking blue sets the standard by which other blue stones are measured, and its radiance has captured our imagination for millennia. As one of the “big three” precious stones, sapphire’s many, many fans reach far beyond September birthdays and 45th anniversaries. How does it hold so many in thrall? read more…