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What Colour are Sapphires?

Sapphires are blue…yellow…pink…green…orange… Sapphire which is considered one of the big three gemstones (along with emerald and ruby), traditionally is thought to be blue by most people. In reality, sapphire is available in every colour of the rainbow. Exquisite examples of sapphire are truly amazing gemstones for their vibrant colour and brilliance. Is Sapphire a...

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Can I Use An Opal in My Engagement Ring?

Short answer is yes…but!  You can if you understand that opals while incredibly beautiful are a softer gemstone that are more prone to breaking and scratching.  If you are a person that is very diligent and careful, you can wear an opal in your engagement ring.  Truthfully, it is more likely you are not that...

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Russian Diamond Embargo

I am very fortunate. I live in a great city; have all the comforts I want and have been in a great industry for just over 40 years. Lately, people that come into my store tell me how crazy the world has become. In a world where any and every subject creates a polarity of...

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Men’s Guide to Buying a Wedding Band

Men’s Guide to Buying a Wedding Band

OK guys you decided to ask her to marry you. You went out and did all the “stuff” to get her an engagement ring…she said yes, and now guess what? You aren’t finished. You have to get bands…yes that means one for you too. Yup, you kinda have to. Most women do not like the...

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