Explore The Sapphires, Loose Gemstones, and more!

The sapphire comes from the Greek work for blue, sappheiros, and this gem provides one of the most beautiful hues of blue. #GIABirthstones (01/17/13)

September Birthstone - The sapphire comes from the Greek word for blue, sappheiros, and this gem provides one of the most beautiful hues of blue.

Peridot

August Birthstone: Peridot, from Earth or from Space

Custom Precision Faceted Gemstones

Custom faceted "Moon Star" Crescent Moon With Star - You can find numerous interesting and unusual gemstone cuts listed as "American Cut"

#Garnet is not the hardest of gemstones, so the safest way to care for a garnet is to clean it with warm and soapy water. Ultrasonic cleaning is usually safe unless the garnet has inclusions. Steam cleaning this gemstone is risky and not advised.

When many people think of garnet, January’s birthstone, they think of a deep red gemstone. But did you know that garnet can also be found in shades of yellow, orange, and even green?

Ruby. #GIABirthstones (01/16/13)

Ruby is derived from the Latin word “ruber,” meaning “red” – the color of passion. In the ancient language of Sanskrit, ruby is called “ratnaraj,” or “king of gems.

Traded as early as the fourth century BCE, #diamonds were coveted by the wealthy. Caravans brought Indian diamonds, along with other exotic merchandise, to medieval markets in Venice. By the 1400s, diamonds were becoming fashionable accessories for Europe’s elite. For more history about the #Aprilbirthstone visit 4Cs.GIA.edu. Photo: Robert Weldon/GIA. Courtesy: Sudhir Jain (Fei)

Traded as early as the fourth century BCE, #diamonds were coveted by the wealthy. Caravans brought Indian diamonds, along with other exotic merchandise, to medieval markets in Venice. By the 1400s, diamonds were becoming fashionable accessories for Europe’s elite. For more history about the #Aprilbirthstone visit 4Cs.GIA.edu. Photo: Robert Weldon/GIA. Courtesy: Sudhir Jain (Fei)

Starry Night Sapphire. Photo: Robert Weldon, Courtesy of Treasured Gems and Jewels LLC/Benjamin Zucker. GIA (080714)

Photo: Robert Weldon, Courtesy of Treasured Gems and Jewels LLC/Benjamin Zucker.

The journey of a #sapphire.

The name “sapphire” can also apply to any corundum that’s not ruby, another corundum variety

Enjoy the POP of pink color on this beautiful Sapphire!

Vivacious - Enjoy the POP of pink color on this beautiful Sapphire!

Blue Sapphire Ring - Sideways Oval - East West Setting - Diamond Channels - White Gold - An Original Design by Charles Babb

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