Archive for the ' Gemstones ' Category

Jun 19

It’s All in the Family Many people don’t know that rubies and sapphires belong to the same gem family, which is called corundum. Fun Fact; the source of the name sapphire is the Greek “Saphiros” which means blue. When they figured out that ruby was a corundum they gave it its own name from the […]

Apr 7

Pantone’s Radiant Orchid – the Color Experts and this Year’s Choice I’m happy to present Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2014- Radiant Orchid!  For those of you who don’t know of Pantone, they are a global powerhouse and authority on colors for the design and fashion industries. In this post I’ll share with you what […]

Mar 31

Guest Post by Hanna Jameson Gem Buying and Chunky Monkey Ice Cream As little as 20 years ago, if we wanted to make a purchase from the comfort of home, it was usually in the wee hours of the morning. Propped up on our pillows with blood-shot eyes, we dialed the toll free number of […]