The Straight, Clean Lines, and Simple Geometric Form of the Gorgeous Baguette Cut Gem

The baguette cut is named due to its long, rectangular shape after the French word baguette, for “long rod”, coming down from the Latin baculum, meaning “a stick”. This cut came out of the 1920s and 1930s, as a fashion … Continued

The Alluring Sapphire and Diamond Combination

  The allure of sapphire and diamond jewelry is strong among jewelry enthusiast. Sapphire and diamonds in jewelry have always been a popular combination with the deep blue hues of sapphires contrasting the sparkling diamonds wonderfully.  One of the most … Continued

The Allure of Old Diamond Cuts

“Like detectives, diamond experts rely on descriptions and images of jewelry in old paintings, catalogs, and diaries to understand what the first cut diamonds looked like.”   Over the past few years there has been a marked increase in the … Continued

Purple Spinel The Highly Sought After Gem

Spinel is generally highly sought after by gem connoisseurs, and well-formed spinel crystals are in high demand among collectors.  Spinel that has no inclusions visible to the eye is more valuable than spinel with inclusions that can be seen. The … Continued

Bulgari Creates Beautiful Glistening Jewelry

    Glistening bright colors, bold contrasts and profuse proportions are Bulgari style through and through.  Bulgari is the brand that brought sparkle to ‘la dolce vita’ with their cascades of colorful cabochon cut sapphires, thick gold chokers set with ancient … Continued

GIA 8.83 ct Flawless Natural Blue Zircon Diamond 18k White Gold Ring

Spectacular Vivid Blue Color & Tremendous Size” GIA Certified 8.83 Carat Natural Blue Zircon and Diamond Cocktail Ring. This extraordinary Top Gem Blue Zircon features the vivid & intense greenish blue color only found in the finest Cambodian zircon specimens. … Continued

Scales Blue Spinel, Sapphire and Diamond Bracelet in 18k gold by Tiffany and Co.

  When rays of light penetrate the sea, graduating hues are revealed. For this bracelet, Tiffany designers and stone setters arranged a blue spinel with sapphires and white diamonds to evoke the colors of water at various depths. “Nature adorns … Continued

Greg Neeley Designs

The center diamond is 1.00 carat GIA certified round brilliant. It is very well cut graded at color G clarity VS 1. The accent diamonds weight a total of .25 carats and are of top quality. The ring is made … Continued

An Early Art Deco Diamond and Ruby Ring at Romanov Russia Antique Jewelry

Marked with French owl control hallmark and Russian 1908-1917 import mark for 56 zolotnik (14K gold), St. Petersburg assay office.  The best feeling is when you look at him…and he is already staring. Antique things have an appreciation and worth. … Continued

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