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The Big 3: Emerald, Ruby, and Sapphire Reign Supreme in the World of Gemstones

Unique stories about the three most iconic gemstones in our collection.

Year-round, Sapphires, Rubies, and Emeralds are the most sought-after gemstones. Treasured for their rich, brilliant hues, they have fascinated and bewitched all who lay eyes on them. Is it any wonder we designate them as the Big Three? And during the holiday season, the demand for these breathtaking stones grows read more…

Gemstones for All: Five Gemstones for Men and Women

There is a gemstone out there for anyone

Brooches, Chains. Pendants. Rings. Gentlemen have a number of accessory options available and adding gemstones to fashion choices only allows for additional self-expression. Conventional wisdom would lead you to believe that gemstones are only features of women’s accessories and jewelry. But, times are changing, and developing trends would suggest otherwise. read more…

Sell With a Story: Fancy Colored Sapphires

Explore up and coming and popular sapphire colors!

Did you know that Sapphire comes in every color of the rainbow, except red? Every. Single. Color. Plus a few. Fancy colored Sapphires are all the extraordinary colors outside of traditional blue, colorless, and black. Today, we are going to explore some of the up-and-coming colors as well as some read more…

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Sell With a Story: Red, White, and Blue Stones

There are few color combinations as iconic to the United States of America as red, white, and blue. Creating a color collection as classic as little pinwheels this time of year is super easy with many gemstone options in a plethora of shades encompassing red, white, and blue. Below we read more…

Classic Blue Jewelry Trends to Ring in 2020

From traditional styles to unconventional pairings, Classic Blue sets the tone for new trends

Last month, Pantone® announced Classic Blue as the 2020 Color of the Year. This shade represents a hope for stability and tranquility. This classic hue plays well with nearly every color on the spectrum. So, as your customers may lean toward traditional styles in 2020, use the color pairings below to meet their desire for Classic read more…

Introducing Classic Blue: Pantone® 2020 Color of the Year

Classic Blue rings in a new decade to instill calm and confidence

Classic Blue: 2020 Color of the Year Last week, the color aficionados at the Pantone® Color Institute announced Classic Blue — a timeless, enduring hue — as the 2020 Color of the Year. This tranquil shade is suggestive of our desire for a dependable and stable foundation as we cross read more…

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Sell With a Story: Blue Sapphire Gemstones

Read more about the mystique and allure of September's wildly popular birthstone

Blue Sapphire gemstones set the standard by which other blue stones are measured. Their breathtaking blue and radiance have 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 read more…

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Explore These 6 Gemstone Selections for Colorful Engagement Rings

Break tradition with what's trending in the world of bridal alternatives

As more couples select gemstone centers, they reflect the current trend to individualize their rings. Choices can be based on the bride’s or groom’s birthstone, her favorite colored gemstone, or a gemstone that holds particular meaning. Offer these popular gemstones as alternatives to the traditional diamond engagement ring.   Here read more…

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…

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