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Fine Alexandrite Ring

Fine Alexandrite Ring

It sure seems like we find ourselves showing clients and talking about alexandrite more than any other gem. Among jewelry connoisseurs, one of the measures of a jewelry store is whether or not they carry natural alexandrite. On the other end of the spectrum there are...

Morganite

So what’s the deal with Morganite anyway, you know, that peach colored gem everyone wants? In the past couple of years Morganite has gone from a rarely encountered collectors-only gemstone to one of the most requested gemstones we carry. Before I analyze why that has...

Imperial Topaz

Recently I had a client contact me looking for Imperial Topaz earrings. At first I was shocked- because very few people have even heard of imperial topaz even though it is the November birthstone. Once I had overcome the shock of the question my knee-jerk thought was...

The Elusive Gem Ruby

A fine, gem-quality ruby is second to none in the gemstone world. Rubies have the hardness and durability of a sapphire, the inner glow of an emerald, the rarity of a fine diamond (or more) and possess the rarest color in the gem world: pure red. So what makes a ruby...